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Tigard is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
The community was named for Wilson M. Tigard, settler.
The latitude of Tigard is 45.431N. The longitude is -122.77W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,538.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tigard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97224 ZIP code.
19% of Tigard residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tigard ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tigard was $25,110, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Tigard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tigard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $613. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,361.
Libraries in Tigard include Tigard Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tigard include Tigard Times
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tigard political report.
Tigard restaurants taking online reservations include M & S Grill - Tigard ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Tigard workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tigard between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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