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Yreka is a city in Siskiyou County.
It is the county seat.
The community name believed to derive from Indian name for Mount Shasta; it has spawned both a business and a band called Yreka Bakery, a palindrome
The latitude of Yreka is 41.735N. The longitude is -122.633W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,585 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,204.
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17% of Yreka residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yreka ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yreka was $16,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Yreka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Yreka include West Miner Street - Third Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Yreka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.
Libraries in Yreka include Siskiyou County Free Library Yreka ... View libraries
Newspapers in Yreka include Siskiyou Daily News
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNYR., KSYC.
Siskiyou County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yreka political report.
The average commute time for Yreka workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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