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Barnstable is a city in Barnstable County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after town in England
The latitude of Barnstable is 41.7N. The longitude is -70.3W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 48,907.
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6% of Barnstable residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnstable ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barnstable was $25,554, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Barnstable residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Barnstable include Centerville Historic District, Cotuit Historic District, Hyannis Port Historic District, Old King's Highway Historic District, West Barnstable Village - Meetinghouse Way Historic District, Wianno Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Barnstable, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $663. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,180.
Libraries in Barnstable include Sturgis Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Barnstable workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Barnstable between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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