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Tieton is a town in Yakima County, in the Yakima metro area.
The community was named for the river, which was named for an Indian term for "roaring water"
The latitude of Tieton is 46.702N. The longitude is -120.754W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,923 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,164.
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16% of Tieton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tieton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tieton was $12,439, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Tieton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tieton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $757.
Libraries in Tieton include Tieton Library ... View libraries
Yakima County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tieton political report.
The average commute time for Tieton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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