Population percent change, 2000-2010: 14.3%
Median Household income 2005-2009: $59,489
Median Value of Owner Occupied Housing Units: $249,700
History:Havre de Grace's rich history begins with its settlement in 1658. Marquis de Lafayette named Havre de Grace after his hometown in France named Le Havre, France, meaning "Harbor of Grace," as noted in his diaries. The citizens, in 1785, incorporated the town as The City of Havre de Grace. In the 1800s, Havre de Grace thrived in water commerce with the completion of the Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal. From 1912-1951 Havre de Grace was the home of The Graw, a racetrack that received national attention for its thoroughbred racing.
Districts:Havre de Grace is a designated Historic District, offering eclectic mix of architecture from the Colonial, Victorian, and Arts & Crafts Eras. Also a designated Arts & Entertainment District, there is an array of art galleries and studios showing a wide variety of styles in all mediums. The waterfront downtown is a designated Main Street, offering a variety of activities throughout the year, as well as unique locally owned shops and restaurants.
Tax Information:Havre de Grace residents pay City property tax as well as Harford County property taxes.
Property Taxes in Havre de Grace are $0.58 per assessed $100.
Harford County property tax rate is $0.896 per assessed $100.