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Cannelton is a city in Perry County.

The community was named for the cannel coal mined in the region

The latitude of Cannelton is 37.911N. The longitude is -86.744W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,174.


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Median household income
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$27,361
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cannelton demographic reports
Cannelton is on the Ohio River
Former and merged names include:
· Cannelsburg
Once an important river port, but declined with the exhaustion of coal deposits and the end of river traffic

A local cotton mill made Union army uniforms during the Civil War. The mill operated until 1954

Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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30% of Cannelton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cannelton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cannelton was $13,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Cannelton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Cannelton include Cannelton Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Cannelton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $284.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.


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The average commute time for Cannelton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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