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North East is a town in Cecil County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for its location at the head of the Northeast River.
The latitude of North East is 39.6N. The longitude is -75.941W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,753.
Sections below provide additional information and links about North East demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cecil County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington-Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21901 ZIP code.
16% of North East residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North East ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North East was $18,287, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of North East residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in North East, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $918.
Libraries in North East include North East Branch ... View libraries
Cecil County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North East political report.
The average commute time for North East workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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