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Old Town is a city in Penobscot County, in the Bangor metro area.

So named because the city is on the site of old Indian settlements

The latitude of Old Town is 44.934N. The longitude is -68.645W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,127.


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Median household income
Local
$29,886
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Old Town demographic reports
Known for its canoes
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Patty Griffin, singer and songwriter
Historic sites and museums: Old Town Museum
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.)

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8% of Old Town residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Old Town ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Old Town was $16,100, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Old Town residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Old Town, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $808.


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Libraries in Old Town include Old Town Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Old Town workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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