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Canaan is a town in Litchfield County, in the Torrington metro area.
The community was named for the biblical place
The latitude of Canaan is 41.961N. The longitude is -73.308W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,081.
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14% of Canaan residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $35,841, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Canaan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Canaan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,183.
Libraries in Canaan include David M. Hunt Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Canaan workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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