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Veneta is a city in Lane County, in the Eugene-Springfield metro area.

The community was named after Veneta Hunter, daughter of founder

The latitude of Veneta is 44.048N. The longitude is -123.349W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 423 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,958.


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Median household income
Local
$37,326
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Veneta demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 21. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • International Faerieworlds Festival - July 21-22, 2007
  • Oregon Country Fair - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Veneta 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 on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Veneta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eugene-Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97487 ZIP code.

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10% of Veneta residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Veneta ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Veneta was $16,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Veneta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Veneta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $875.


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Libraries in Veneta include Fern Ridge Community Library ... View libraries

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

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

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