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Dunsmuir is a city in Siskiyou County.

The community was named after Alexander Dunsmuir, son of a Canadian coal baron

The latitude of Dunsmuir is 41.208N. The longitude is -122.27W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,280 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,896.


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Median household income
Local
$23,191
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dunsmuir demographic reports
Dunsmuir is on the Sacramento River
Former and merged names include:
· Pusher
Established in the 1880s when a rail line was built through the Upper Sacramento River canyon. Once a resort known for its healing waters
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Days - July 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dunsmuir web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Castle Crags State Park, Mount Shasta

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Dunsmuir residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dunsmuir ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dunsmuir was $15,982, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Dunsmuir residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Dunsmuir include Dunsmuir Historic Commercial District, Dunsmuir Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Dunsmuir, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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Libraries in Dunsmuir include Dunsmuir Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dunsmuir workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dunsmuir include Dunsmuir Travelodge.

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