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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tualatin was $26,694, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Tualatin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Tualatin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $703. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,499.
Libraries in Tualatin include Tualatin Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Tualatin include Tigard Times
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tualatin political report.
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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