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Ritzville is a city in Adams County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Philip Ritz, homesteader.
The latitude of Ritzville is 47.127N. The longitude is -118.378W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,818 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,709.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ritzville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 99169 ZIP code.
36% of Ritzville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ritzville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ritzville was $18,308, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Ritzville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Ritzville include Ritzville Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Ritzville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.
Libraries in Ritzville include Ritzille Public Library ... View libraries
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ritzville political report.
The average commute time for Ritzville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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