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Shaniko is a city in Wasco County, in the City of The Dalles metro area.

The community was named for settler August Scherneckau

The latitude of Shaniko is 45.003N. The longitude is -120.751W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,343 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26.


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Median household income
Local
$28,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shaniko demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cross Hollows
Once a stop on the stagecoach route from The Dalles
Nearby parks & recreation: Mt. Hood National Forest, Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, Beavercreek Wilderness

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18% of Shaniko residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shaniko ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shaniko was $15,617, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Shaniko residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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  Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Wasco County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shaniko political report.

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The average commute time for Shaniko workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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