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Castle Rock is a city in Cowlitz County, in the Longview-Kelso metro area.

The community was named for a local rock formation.

The latitude of Castle Rock is 46.275N. The longitude is -122.906W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,093.


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Median household income
Local
$37,212
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Castle Rock demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.1 per 1,000 people.
Castle Rock received national attention for 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens
Local festivals include:
  • Castle Rock Fair - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Castle Rock web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Seaquest State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
141 A St. S.W.
PO Box 370
Castle Rock, WA 98611

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Castle Rock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cowlitz County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98611 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Castle Rock residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castle Rock ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castle Rock was $15,661, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Castle Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Castle Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $428.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $829.


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Libraries in Castle Rock include Castle Rock Public Library ... View libraries

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Cowlitz County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castle Rock political report.

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The average commute time for Castle Rock workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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