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Tualatin Commons at night|
Location in Oregon|
|Coordinates: 45°22′29″N 122°46′12″W / 45.37472°N 122.77°W / 45.37472; -122.77|
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| - Total
||7.8 sq mi (20.2 km2)|
| - Land
||7.8 sq mi (20.2 km2)|
| - Water
||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
||123 ft (37.5 m)|
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| - Density
||2,928.5/sq mi (1,131.1/km2)|
| - Summer (DST)
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Tualatin ( /tuːˈɔːlət
ɪn/) is a city located primarily in Washington County in the U.S. state of Oregon. A small portion of the city is also located in neighboring Clackamas County. It is a southwestern suburb in the Portland Metropolitan Area that is located south of Tigard. The population was 22,791 at the 2000 census. The 2006 estimate is 25,650 residents.
The name of the city is taken from the Tualatin River, which flows along most of the city's northern boundary. According to Oregon Geographic Names, a post office with the spelling "Tualitin" was established November 5, 1869, and the spelling changed to "Tualatin" in 1915.
In the 1850s, the settlement was first called Galbreath after its founder Samuel Galbreath. In 1853, Galbreath built the first bridge over the Tualatin river, and the town became known as Bridgeport. In the 1880s, John Sweek platted a town around the new railroad depot, and named the town Tualatin. It was incorporated as the City of Tualatin in 1913.
In 1962, a fossilized mastodon was excavated in what is now the Fred Meyer parking lot.
As of the census of 2000, there were 22,791 people, 8,651 households, and 5,804 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,928.5 people per square mile (1,131.1/km²). There were 9,218 housing units at an average density of 1,184.4/sq mi (457.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.89% White, 0.79% African American, 0.69% Native American, 3.62% Asian, 0.37% Pacific Islander, 4.84% from other races, and 2.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.85% of the population.
There were 8,651 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 35.6% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $55,762, and the median income for a family was $68,165. Males had a median income of $47,004 versus $32,210 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,694. About 3.0% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.8 square miles (20.2 km²). None of the area is covered with water.
Tualatin Station WES stop
Tualatin is home to a majority of Bridgeport Village ("Bridgeport"), an upscale shopping area that opened in early 2005. (The northern part of Bridgeport Village is in Tigard.) Built at the site of a former quarry, Bridgeport was designed to be reminiscent of an open-air European-style shopping experience. It features an 18-screen movie theater, several national and regional chain restaurants, and many chain retail stores.
There are many factories on the south side of town, including a large Novellus Systems plant that makes electrochemical deposition tools for manufacturing semiconductors. Knife manufacturers Kershaw Knives and CRKT are located in Tualatin.
From the 1960s through the 1980s, Tualatin was the home of Sunn Musical Equipment Company, a manufacturer of musical and sound reinforcement equipment.
Tualatin is sometimes used as a filming location for Hollywood movies, including Thumbsucker, which was filmed at Tualatin High School. Management, starring Jennifer Aniston, is scheduled to be filmed in some parts of Tualatin.
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