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Keene is a city in Cheshire County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Sir Benjamin Keene, a friend of Gov. Benning Wentworth.
The latitude of Keene is 42.933N. The longitude is -72.278W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 486 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,780.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Keene demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cheshire 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 03431 ZIP code.
9% of Keene residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Keene ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Keene was $20,544, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Keene residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Keene, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $554. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,118.
Libraries in Keene include Keene Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Keene include Keene Sentinel
TV stations in Keene include WEKW.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WEVN.
Cheshire County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Keene political report.
The average commute time for Keene workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Keene between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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