Profile for Sangerville, Maine, ME
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"Town of Two Knights"
Sangerville is a town in Piscataquis County.
The community was named after Col. Calvin Sanger, landowner
The latitude of Sangerville is 45.164N. The longitude is -69.356W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,270.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Sangerville demographic reports
Sangerville is on the Piscataquis River
Well-known residents have included:
· Hiram Maxim, inventor who was knighted by Queen Victoria for devising a self-loading, self-firing gun used on the battlefields during World War I
· Harry Oakes, who became a millionaire mining gold in Canada, donated $400,000 to a London hospital and was named a baron by King George VI
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
6% of Sangerville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sangerville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sangerville was $13,984, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Sangerville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sangerville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $594.
Libraries in Sangerville include Sangerville Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Sangerville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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