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Canaan is a town in Essex County, in the Berlin metro area.

The community was named for Canaan, CT.

The latitude of Canaan is 44.996N. The longitude is -71.538W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,078.


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Median household income
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$32,574
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Canaan demographic reports
Canaan is on the Connecticut River, at the Canada border.
Once a stop on the stagecoach line between Franklin, NH, and Montreal.

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5% of Canaan residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Canaan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Canaan was $14,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Canaan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Canaan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.


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Libraries in Canaan include Alice M. Ward Memorial ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Canaan workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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