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Danvers is a town in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named for the Danvers Osborn family.

The latitude of Danvers is 42.575N. The longitude is -70.93W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,212.


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Median household income
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$58,779
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Danvers demographic reports
Danvers is on the Danvers River
Site of 17th-century witchcraft hysteria. Local monuments include the Witchcraft Victims' Memorial, at 176 Hobart St.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 50. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jenny Thompson, Olympic athlete
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Performing arts: North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Rebecca Nurse Homestead, Danvers Archival Center, Glen Magna Farms & Estate, Judge Samuel Holten House
Colleges and universities: North Shore Community College
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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3% of Danvers residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Danvers ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Danvers was $26,852, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Danvers residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Danvers include Salem Village Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Danvers, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $686.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,525.


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Libraries in Danvers include Peabody Institute Library of Danvers ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Danvers include Danvers Herald

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Danvers restaurants taking online reservations include Brutole Restaurant ... View restaurants

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

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Danvers between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Danvers include Comfort Inn, Courtyard by Marriott Danvers, Days Inn, Extended Stay America, Knights Inn, Motel 6 Boston North Danvers, Residence Inn, Sheraton Ferncroft Resort, TownPlace Suites by Marriott.

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