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Canterbury is a town in Merrimack County, in the Concord metro area.
The community was named after William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury
The latitude of Canterbury is 43.336N. The longitude is -71.565W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,979.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Canterbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Merrimack County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03301 ZIP code.
10% of Canterbury residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canterbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canterbury was $27,374, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Canterbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Canterbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $540. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,117.
Libraries in Canterbury include Elkins Library ... View libraries
Merrimack County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canterbury political report.
The average commute time for Canterbury workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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