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Hoquiam is a city in Grays Harbor County, in the Aberdeen metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "hungry for wood," a reference to driftwood at the mouth of the river.
The latitude of Hoquiam is 46.981N. The longitude is -123.888W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,925.
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16% of Hoquiam residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hoquiam ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hoquiam was $15,089, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Hoquiam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hoquiam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $404. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.
Libraries in Hoquiam include Hoquiam Timberland Library ... View libraries
Grays Harbor County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hoquiam political report.
The average commute time for Hoquiam workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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