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Tenino is a city in Thurston County, in the Olympia metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for an Indian tribe; another says the name derives from an Indian term for "fork"

The latitude of Tenino is 46.856N. The longitude is -122.851W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,541.


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Median household income
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$34,526
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tenino demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Tenino Depot Museum

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19% of Tenino residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tenino ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tenino was $18,244, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Tenino residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tenino, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $790.


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Libraries in Tenino include Tenino Timberland Library ... View libraries

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

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

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