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Tualatin is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area. (The community straddles Washington and Clackamas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the river, which was named for an Indian term for "lazy" or "sluggish."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Oregon named Tualatin. For links to other places called Tualatin, OR, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Tualatin is 45.384N. The longitude is -122.762W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,790.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$55,762
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tualatin demographic reports
Tualatin is on the Tualatin River.
Commuter rail service is scheduled to start in the community in 2008.
Public transportation: TriMet (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 57. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Crawfish Festival - Aug. 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tualatin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tualatin 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 97062 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Tualatin residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tualatin ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tualatin was $26,694, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

38% of Tualatin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Tualatin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $703.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,499.


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Libraries in Tualatin include Tualatin Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Tualatin include Tigard Times

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Politics

Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tualatin political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Tualatin workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Tualatin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Tualatin include Comfort Inn & Suites, Sweetbrier Inn & Suites.

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