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Roy is a city in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community was named for the son of James McNaught, who platted the townsite.

The latitude of Roy is 47.004N. The longitude is -122.538W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 322 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 692.


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$32,727
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Former and merged names include:
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19% of Roy residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roy ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roy was $14,527, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Roy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Roy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $600.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.


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Libraries in Roy include Roy City Library ... View libraries

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Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roy political report.

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The average commute time for Roy workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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