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Hanover is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.

The community was named for Hanover, CT

The latitude of Hanover is 43.702N. The longitude is -72.29W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,850.


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Median household income
Local
$72,470
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hanover demographic reports
Hanover is on the Connecticut River, at the Vermont border
Known for its central green, bounded by Dartmouth
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.1 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 1 among towns in the ePodunk College Town Index, 2002
Hanover received national attention for January 2001 stabbing deaths of two Dartmouth College professors. Two teenagers were arrested a month later
Well-known residents have included:
· Bill Bryson, author
Nearby parks & recreation: Appalachian Trail, Storrs Pond
Historic sites and museums: Hood Museum of Art, Webster Cottage Museum
Colleges and universities: Dartmouth College, Bangor Theological Seminary
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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14% of Hanover residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hanover ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hanover was $30,393, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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78% of Hanover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hanover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $772.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,923.


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Libraries in Hanover include Hanover Town Library, Howe Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Hanover workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hanover include Trumbull House B & B.

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