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Northwood is a town in Rockingham County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The latitude of Northwood is 43.194N. The longitude is -71.151W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,640.


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Median household income
Local
$50,675
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Northwood demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· North Woods
· Northwood Narrows
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Russell Banks, author
Nearby parks & recreation: Northwood Meadows State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Northwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northwood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northwood was $21,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Northwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Northwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,109.


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Libraries in Northwood include Chesley Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Northwood workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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