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Okanogan is a city in Okanogan County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for an Indian term for "rendezvous."

The latitude of Okanogan is 48.361N. The longitude is -119.582W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,389.


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Median household income
Local
$26,994
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Okanogan demographic reports
Okanogan is in the Okanogan Valley.
Former and merged names include:
· Pogue
· Alma
Nearby parks & recreation: Okanogan National Forest

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17% of Okanogan residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Okanogan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Okanogan was $13,849, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Okanogan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Okanogan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.


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Libraries in Okanogan include Okanogan Community Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Okanogan workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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