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Madras is a city in Jefferson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for cotton fabric sold at the local store
The latitude of Madras is 44.633N. The longitude is -121.128W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,241 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,128.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Madras demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97741 ZIP code.
15% of Madras residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madras ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madras was $12,937, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Madras residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Madras, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $837.
Libraries in Madras include Jefferson County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Madras include Madras Pioneer
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madras political report.
The average commute time for Madras workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Madras include Best Western.
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