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Roslyn is a city in Kittitas County, in the Ellensburg metro area.

The community was named for Roslyn, NY, home of the coal mine operator's sweetheart

The latitude of Roslyn is 47.223N. The longitude is -120.991W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,247 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 983.


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Median household income
Local
$35,313
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roslyn demographic reports
19th-century coal-mining town; 45 men died in a mine explosion in 1892
Ranked No. 2 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Filming location for:
· 1990s TV show, "Northern Exposure"
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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18% of Roslyn residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roslyn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roslyn was $18,412, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Roslyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Roslyn include Roslyn Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Roslyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $509.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.


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Libraries in Roslyn include Roslyn Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Roslyn workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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