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Trappe is a borough in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community name believed to derive from German for "steps," for the entryway to a local tavern
The latitude of Trappe is 40.198N. The longitude is -75.476W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,352.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Trappe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19426 ZIP code.
25% of Trappe residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Trappe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Trappe was $31,281, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Trappe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Trappe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $671. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,370.
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Trappe political report.
The average commute time for Trappe workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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