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Omak is a city in Okanogan County.

The community name derives from Indian term for "good medicine"

The latitude of Omak is 48.411N. The longitude is -119.526W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,730.


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Median household income
Local
$24,089
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Omak demographic reports
Omak is on the Okanogan River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.3 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Conconully State Park

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16% of Omak residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Omak ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Omak was $13,472, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Omak residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Omak, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.


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

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Newspapers in Omak include Omak Chronicle

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KQWS.

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

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The average commute time for Omak workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Omak include Rodeway Inn & Suites.

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