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Carrboro is a town in Orange County, in the Durham metro area.
The community was named for Julian Carr, mill owner.
The latitude of Carrboro is 35.91N. The longitude is -79.075W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,747.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carrboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27510 ZIP code.
12% of Carrboro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrboro was $21,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.
61% of Carrboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Carrboro include Carrboro Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Carrboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $607. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,361.
Libraries in Carrboro include Carrboro Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Carrboro include Chapel Hill News
Orange County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrboro political report.
The average commute time for Carrboro workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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