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Powers is a city in Coos County, in the Coos Bay metro area.
The community was named for A.H. Powers, logging company superintendent
The latitude of Powers is 42.883N. The longitude is -124.071W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 272 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 736.
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15% of Powers residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Powers ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Powers was $12,544, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Powers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Powers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Powers include Hazel M Lewis Library ... View libraries
Coos County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powers political report.
The average commute time for Powers workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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