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Hurricane is a city in Putnam County, in the Charleston metro area.
The community was named for a local creek
The latitude of Hurricane is 38.432N. The longitude is -82.02W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,623.
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17% of Hurricane residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hurricane ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hurricane was $20,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hurricane residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hurricane, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $397. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $811.
Libraries in Hurricane include Hurricane, Putnam County Public Library ... View libraries
Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hurricane political report.
The average commute time for Hurricane workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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