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Claremont is a city in Sullivan County.

The community was named for John Holles, Earl of Clare, whose estate was called Claremont Castle

The latitude of Claremont is 43.376N. The longitude is -72.347W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,355.


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Median household income
Local
$34,949
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Claremont demographic reports
Claremont is on the Connecticut River
Settlers dammed the Sugar River and built a gristmill and sawmill. Textiles and paper became important industries in the 1800s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 22. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Polish Harvest Festival - Oct. 27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Claremont web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sugar River Recreational Trail
Historic sites and museums: Claremont Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Claremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sullivan 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 03745 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Claremont residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Claremont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Claremont was $20,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Claremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Claremont include Central Business District (Claremont), Lower Village District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Claremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $910.


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Libraries in Claremont include Fiske Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Claremont include Claremont Eagle Times

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

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The average commute time for Claremont workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Claremont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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