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Canaan is a town in Somerset County.
The community was named for the biblical place
The latitude of Canaan is 44.761N. The longitude is -69.561W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 236 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,017.
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6% of Canaan residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canaan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canaan was $13,870, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Canaan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Canaan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.
Libraries in Canaan include Canaan Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Canaan workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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