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Carrollton is a city in Carroll County.

Carrollton is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Maryland home of Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The latitude of Carrollton is 38.680N. The longitude is -85.179W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,802.


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Median household income
Local
$29,818
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carrollton demographic reports
Carrollton is at the confluence of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Port William
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 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Two Rivers Tobacco / Fall Festival - Sept. 27-29, 2007
  • Carroll County Fair - June 7-16, 2007
  • Carrollton River Daze - Aug. 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carrollton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: General Butler State Resort Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carrollton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41008 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Carrollton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrollton ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrollton was $14,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Carrollton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Carrollton festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carrollton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $778.


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Libraries in Carrollton include Carroll County Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrollton political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Carrollton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Carrollton include Best Western Executive Inn, Days Inn, General Butler State Resort, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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