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Twisp is a town in Okanogan County.

The community was named for the river

The latitude of Twisp is 48.363N. The longitude is -120.121W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,637 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 904.


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Median household income
Local
$26,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Twisp demographic reports
Twisp is at the confluence of the Twisp and Methow rivers
Former and merged names include:
· Gloversville

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17% of Twisp residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Twisp ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Twisp was $16,257, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Twisp residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Twisp, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.


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Libraries in Twisp include Twisp Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Twisp include Methow Valley News

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Okanogan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Twisp political report.

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The average commute time for Twisp workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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