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"Fiddling Capital of the World"

Weiser is a city in Washington County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for Jacob Weiser, founder

The latitude of Weiser is 44.251N. The longitude is -116.968W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,129 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,386.


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Median household income
Local
$26,880
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Weiser demographic reports
Weiser is on the Snake River, at the Oregon border.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • National Old Time Fiddlers' Contest and Festival - June 18-23, 2007
  • Weiser Valley Round-Up - June 8-9, 2007
  • Hells Canyon Days - June 2, 2007
  • Washington County Fair - July 30-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Weiser web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: National Old Time Fiddlers' Hall of Fame
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Weiser demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83672 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Weiser residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Weiser ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Weiser was $13,986, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Weiser residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Weiser, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $672.


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Libraries in Weiser include Weiser Public ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Weiser include Weiser Signal American

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

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

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