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Philomath is a city in Benton County, in the Corvallis metro area.

So named because it was established around Philomath College

The latitude of Philomath is 44.540N. The longitude is -123.366W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 282 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,198.


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Median household income
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$41,461
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Philomath demographic reports
Philomath is in the Willamette Valley
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Benton County Historical Museum

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21% of Philomath residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Philomath ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Philomath was $16,620, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Philomath residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Philomath, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,050.


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Benton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Philomath political report.

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

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