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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.


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Median household income
Local
$39,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North East demographic reports
North East is on the Northeast River.
An iron works, eventually known as North East Forge, was established in 1735.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Yesterdays Historic Festival - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check North East web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Elk Neck State Park, Elk Neck Forest
Historic sites and museums: Upper Bay Museum, Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge
Colleges and universities: Cecil Community College

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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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.


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Libraries in North East include North East Branch ... View libraries

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Cecil County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North East political report.

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

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Hotels in North East include Best Western North East Inn, Crystal Inn North East, Holiday Inn Express North East.

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