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Angola is a village in Erie County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.

The community was named for the African nation

The latitude of Angola is 42.638N. The longitude is -79.028W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,227.


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Median household income
Local
$40,050
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Angola demographic reports
Angola is near Lake Erie
Former and merged names include:
· Evans Station
Year founded: 1873
Two railroad cars fell and burned here in 1867, killing 50 people. The incident is known as the "Angola Horror".
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Willis H. Carrier, engineer who developed many processes of air conditioning
· Christian Laettner, basketball player
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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26% of Angola residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Angola ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Angola was $17,598, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Angola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Angola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $382.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,067.


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Libraries in Angola include Angola Public Library ... View libraries

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Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Angola political report.

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The average commute time for Angola workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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