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Bolton is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The community was named after Charles Paulet, Duke of Bolton.

The latitude of Bolton is 42.433N. The longitude is -71.608W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 387 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,148.


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Median household income
Local
$102,798
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bolton demographic reports
Bolton is near the Nashua River Valley.
Early economy was based on quarries and lime kilns
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Wilbert Robinson, baseball player and manager
Local festivals include:
  • Bolton Fair - Sept. 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bolton web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bolton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worcester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01740 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Bolton residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bolton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bolton was $42,542, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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67% of Bolton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bolton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,331.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,060.


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

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Newspapers in Bolton include Bolton Common

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The average commute time for Bolton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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