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Trappe is a town in Talbot County, in the Easton metro area.
One theory says the town was named for wolf traps. Another says it was named for a Trappist monastery. According to a third, it was named for a local tavern.
The latitude of Trappe is 38.658N. The longitude is -76.058W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,132.
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14% of Trappe residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Trappe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Trappe was $17,451, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Trappe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Trappe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $496. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $915.
Talbot County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Trappe political report.
The average commute time for Trappe workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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