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Montesano is a city in Grays Harbor County, in the Aberdeen metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the biblical Mount Zion

The latitude of Montesano is 46.981N. The longitude is -123.601W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,318.


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Median household income
Local
$40,204
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Montesano demographic reports
Montesano is at the confluence of the Wynoochee and Chehalis rivers
Former and merged names include:
· Scammon
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Sylvia State Park

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19% of Montesano residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montesano ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montesano was $19,467, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Montesano residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Montesano, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $989.


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Libraries in Montesano include W. H. Abel Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Montesano include Montesano Vidette

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Grays Harbor County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montesano political report.

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The average commute time for Montesano workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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