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Barrington is a town in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named after Viscount Barrington.

The latitude of Barrington is 41.740N. The longitude is -71.309W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,819.


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Median household income
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$74,591
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Barrington demographic reports
Barrington is on Narragansett Bay.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 6 Best Place to Live by Money magazine, 2005.
Well-known residents have included:
· Spalding Gray, writer, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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8% of Barrington residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barrington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barrington was $35,881, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Barrington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Barrington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $630.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,624.


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

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Newspapers in Barrington include Barrington Times

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

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Barrington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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