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Porter is a town in Oxford County.

The community was named for Dr. Aaron Porter, landowner

The latitude of Porter is 43.795N. The longitude is -70.933W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,438.


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$33,802
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Porter is on the NH border
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6% of Porter residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Porter ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Porter was $15,271, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Porter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Porter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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The average commute time for Porter workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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