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Campton is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.

One tradition says the community name derives from "Camptown," for the camp built by early settlers

The latitude of Campton is 43.827N. The longitude is -71.647W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,719.


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Median household income
Local
$39,213
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Campton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Camptown
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Blair State Forest, Livermore Falls State Forest
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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Ancestry & family history

8% of Campton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Campton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Campton was $20,189, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Campton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $500.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $990.


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

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

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The average commute time for Campton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Campton include Days Inn Campton.

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