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Blackstone is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after the Rev. William Blackstone, settler
The latitude of Blackstone is 42.017N. The longitude is -71.541W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 295 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,804.
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4% of Blackstone residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blackstone ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blackstone was $20,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Blackstone residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blackstone, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,223.
Libraries in Blackstone include Blackstone Free Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Blackstone workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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