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Fort Kent is a town in Aroostook County.
The community was named for a fort built here in 1839, which was named after Gov. Edward Kent
The latitude of Fort Kent is 47.258N. The longitude is -68.59W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,233.
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3% of Fort Kent residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Kent ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Kent was $16,403, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Fort Kent residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fort Kent, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Libraries in Fort Kent include Fort Kent Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Fort Kent workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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