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Maiden is a town in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.

The community was named for the maidencane growing here in abundance

The latitude of Maiden is 35.575N. The longitude is -81.211W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,191.


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Median household income
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$35,417
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Maiden demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.

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20% of Maiden residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Maiden ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Maiden was $19,026, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Maiden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Maiden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.


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

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Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Maiden political report.

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The average commute time for Maiden workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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