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Bourne is a town in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.
The community was named after Jonathan Bourne, prominent resident.
The latitude of Bourne is 41.741N. The longitude is -70.599W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 18,721.
Hundreds of "40 and 8" boxcars were made here for shipment to France during World War I.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bourne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barnstable County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Barnstable Town area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02542 ZIP code.
7% of Bourne residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bourne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bourne was $22,092, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Bourne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bourne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $579. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,148.
Libraries in Bourne include Jonathan Bourne Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Bourne workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bourne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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