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Carroll is a city in Carroll County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The latitude of Carroll is 42.065N. The longitude is -94.866W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,986.


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Median household income
Local
$39,853
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carroll demographic reports
Carroll is on the Middle Raccoon River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Carroll web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Carroll County Historical Museum, Swan Lake Farmstead Museum
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Carroll 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 51401 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

57% of Carroll residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carroll ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carroll was $20,442, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Carroll residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Carroll festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carroll, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $770.


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

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KWOI.

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Carroll workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carroll between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Carroll include Super 8, Super 8.

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