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Harpers Ferry is a city in Allamakee County.

The community was named after David Harper

The latitude of Harpers Ferry is 43.200N. The longitude is -91.153W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 326.


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Median household income
Local
$29,091
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harpers Ferry demographic reports
Harpers Ferry is on the Mississippi River
Former and merged names include:
· Vailsville
Once an important river landing
Local festivals include:
  • Harpers Ferry Days - June 15-17, 2007
  • Winter Film Festival - Jan. 6-March 26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Harpers Ferry web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Effigy Mounds National Monument

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Harpers Ferry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allamakee 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 52146 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Harpers Ferry residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harpers Ferry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harpers Ferry was $17,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Harpers Ferry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Harpers Ferry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.


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Libraries in Harpers Ferry include Harpers Ferry Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Harpers Ferry workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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