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Picher is a city in Ottawa County, in the Miami metro area.

The community was named for W.S. Picher of the Eagle-Picher Lead Company

The latitude of Picher is 36.986N. The longitude is -94.83W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,617.


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Median household income
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$19,722
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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11% of Picher residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Picher ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Picher was $10,938, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Picher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Picher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $192.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.


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

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The average commute time for Picher workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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