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Opportunity is in Spokane County, in the Spokane metro area.
The community was named by a public contest.
The latitude of Opportunity is 47.657N. The longitude is -117.238W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,005 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,065.
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23% of Opportunity residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Opportunity ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Opportunity was $18,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Opportunity residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Opportunity, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $509. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $972.
Spokane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Opportunity political report.
The average commute time for Opportunity workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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