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Accident is a town in Garrett County.

So-named because some land was marked off "by accident," by two surveyors claiming the same property.

The latitude of Accident is 39.628N. The longitude is -79.32W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,385 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 348.


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Median household income
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$22,500
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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44% of Accident residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Accident ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Accident was $11,950, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Accident residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Accident, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $170.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $742.


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

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The average commute time for Accident workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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