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Omak, Washington

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Omak is a city located in Okanogan County, Washington in the Okanogan region. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,721.

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History

Omak was officially incorporated on February 11, 1911.

Geography

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Location of Omak, Washington

Omak is located at 48°24'38" North, 119°31'29" West (48.410554, -119.524649)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.6 km² (2.9 mi²). 7.4 km² (2.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.38% water.

Omak is located in the Mid-Valley area of the Okanogan Valley. Approximately a quarter of the incorporated part of Omak lies in the Colville Indian Reservation.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 4,721 people, 1,861 households, and 1,220 families residing in the city. The population density is 635.1/km² (1,646.0/mi²). There are 2,016 housing units at an average density of 271.2/km² (702.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 69.52% White, 0.17% African American, 15.21% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 10.02% from other races, and 4.02% from two or more races. 13.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,861 households out of which 32.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% are married couples living together, 15.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% are non-families. 29.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $24,089, and the median income for a family is $31,052. Males have a median income of $26,228 versus $23,674 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,472. 25.3% of the population and 20.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 34.0% of those under the age of 18 and 10.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

Template:Geolinks-US-cityscale Official Omak Stampede and Suicide Race website (http://www.omakstampede.org/)

City of Omak official website (http://www.omakcity.com/)

Omak Chamber of Commerce official website (http://www.omakchamber.com/)

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