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Canaan is a town in Columbia County, in the Hudson metro area.

The community was named for Canaan, CT

The latitude of Canaan is 42.411N. The longitude is -73.447W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,820.


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Median household income
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$51,607
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 Massachusetts border, at the foot of the Berkshires
Former and merged names include:
· Kings District
· Canaan District
Nearby parks & recreation: Queechy Lake

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17% of Canaan residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $28,209, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% 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 $522.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,211.


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Libraries in Canaan include Canaan Public Library ... View libraries

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Columbia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Canaan political report.

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The average commute time for Canaan workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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