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Oroville is a city in Okanogan County.
The community name derives from Spanish for "gold"
The latitude of Oroville is 48.939N. The longitude is -119.434W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 938 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,591.
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13% of Oroville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oroville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oroville was $12,220, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Oroville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oroville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $641.
Libraries in Oroville include Oroville Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oroville include Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune
Okanogan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oroville political report.
The average commute time for Oroville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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