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Havre de Grace is a city in Harford County, in the Baltimore metro area.

The community name derives from French for "harbor of mercy."

The latitude of Havre de Grace is 39.549N. The longitude is -76.091W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,398.


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Median household income
Local
$41,218
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Havre de Grace demographic reports
Havre de Grace is on Chesapeake Bay, at the mouth of the Susquehanna River.
Former and merged names include:
· Harmer's Town
· Stockett's Town
· Susquehanna Lower Ferry
· Lower Ferry
Burned by the British during the War of 1812.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 97. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 8.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Duck Fair - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Fall Harvest Festival - Sept. 29-30, 2007
  • Celtic Festival - June 10, 2007
  • Summertime Blues Festival - June 23, 2007
  • Seafood Festival - Aug. 11-12, 2007
  • Civil War Living History Days - May 19-20, 2007
  • Founders Day Festival - Nov. 10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Havre de Grace web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Susquehanna State Park
Historic sites and museums: Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, Steppingstone Museum, Concord Point Lighthouse, Maritime Museum

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Havre de Grace residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Havre de Grace ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Havre de Grace was $21,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Havre de Grace residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Havre de Grace include Havre de Grace Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Havre de Grace, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,214.


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Libraries in Havre de Grace include Havre De Grace Branch ... View libraries

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Harford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Havre de Grace political report.

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The average commute time for Havre de Grace workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Havre de Grace between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Havre de Grace include Super 8.

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