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Fishing Creek is a township in Columbia County, in the Bloomsburg-Berwick metro area.
The latitude of Fishing Creek is 41.133N. The longitude is -76.383W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,393.
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34% of Fishing Creek residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fishing Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fishing Creek was $18,121, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Fishing Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fishing Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fishing Creek political report.
The average commute time for Fishing Creek workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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