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City
Updated:   06/26/2007 09:45:28 AM EDT

Tuesday, June 26
Settled: 1777.

Incorporated: 1797.

Named for: The Western European region, annexed by France in 1860, still known as Savoy.

Population: 705 (2000 U.S. Census); 722 (2007 town census).

Area: 35.9 square miles.

Elevation: 1,880 feet (average).

Average annual snowfall: 96 inches (estimated).

Median resident age: 37.8 (2000 U.S. Census).

Median household income: $41,477 (2000 U.S. Census); $51,600 (estimated, 2005).

Median family income: $50,114 (2000 U.S. Census).

Average house value: $159,000 (DOR, 2007).

Average property tax: $1,712, single-family home (DOR, 2007).

Unemployment rate: 6 percent (DET, April 2007).

Races, national origin: White, 687; Black or African American, 5; American Indian and Alaska native, 3; some other race, 2; two or more races, 8; Hispanic or Latino, 5 (2000 U.S. Census).

Ancestries: French, 21 percent; Polish, 18 percent; Irish, 15 percent; English, 10 percent; German, 8 percent; Italian, 8 percent; French Canadian, 5 percent; Swedish, 1 percent; Scottish, 1 percent; Austrian, 1 percent; Scotch-Irish, 1 percent; Welsh, 1 percent; Arab, 1 percent; Syrian, 1 percent; Black or African American, 1 percent; West Indian, 1 percent; Jamaican, 1 percent; Russian, 1 percent; Dutch, 1 percent; (2000 U.S. Census).

Official town Web site: www.townofsavoy.org.






 
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