Profile for Ellsworth, Maine, ME
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Ellsworth is a city in Hancock County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Oliver Ellsworth, delegate to the Constitutional Convention.
The latitude of Ellsworth is 44.543N. The longitude is -68.42W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,784.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Ellsworth demographic reports
Ellsworth is a coastal city on the Union River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "Pet Sematary"
Nearby parks & recreation:
Acadia National Park, Donnell Pond, Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary
Historic sites and museums: Colonel Black Mansion, New England Museum of Telephony, Stanwood Homestead Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Ellsworth was another port whose fortunes were nailed to wood, with more than 150 nineteenth-century schooners working their way up and down the Union River with their loads of wood from the wharves
-- U.S. 1: America's Original Main Street
Andrew H. Malcolm
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Ancestry & family history
7% of Ellsworth residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ellsworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ellsworth was $21,049, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Ellsworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ellsworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $993.
Libraries in Ellsworth include Ellsworth Public Library, Otis Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ellsworth include Ellsworth American
The average commute time for Ellsworth workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ellsworth include Colonial Inn, Comfort Inn, Eagles Lodge Motel, Holiday Inn, Isleview Motel & Cottages, Twilite Motel.
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“ Ellsworth was another port whose fortunes were nailed to wood, with more than 150 nineteenth-century schooners working their way up and down the Union River with their loads of wood from the wharves ”
~ U.S. 1: America's Original Main Street
Andrew H. Malcolm
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