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Carrboro is a town in Orange County, in the Durham metro area.

The community was named for Julian Carr, mill owner.

The latitude of Carrboro is 35.91N. The longitude is -79.075W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,747.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,527
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carrboro demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Venable
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 77. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Carrboro Day - May 6, 2007
  • Carrboro Music Festival - Sept. 30, 2007
  • Carrboro Film Festival - Nov. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carrboro web sites and events links in the sections below.
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National index: 100
Local index: 117

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carrboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27510 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Carrboro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrboro ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrboro was $21,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

61% of Carrboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Carrboro include Carrboro Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carrboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $607.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,361.


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Libraries in Carrboro include Carrboro Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Carrboro include Chapel Hill News

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

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The average commute time for Carrboro workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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