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Skowhegan is a town in Somerset County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "waiting place" or "place to watch fish."
The latitude of Skowhegan is 44.765N. The longitude is -69.719W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 223 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,824.
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3% of Skowhegan residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Skowhegan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Skowhegan was $15,543, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Skowhegan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Skowhegan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.
Libraries in Skowhegan include Skowhegan Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Skowhegan workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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