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Pacific is a town in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.

The community was named by an early settler who thought the waving prairie grass looked like the Pacific Ocean

The latitude of Pacific is 43.511N. The longitude is -89.403W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 787 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,518.


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$49,122
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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41% of Pacific residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pacific ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pacific was $22,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Pacific residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pacific, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $570.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $997.


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

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

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Pacific, WI

Pros: The beautiful natural splendor of the area, this area has so much to offer, there is two rivers, two lakes, I mean you just cant go wrong...

Cons: I have lived here for the last 10 yrs...

This is a good place to Fishing, Walking, leisure drives, and just to check out the styles of homes...

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