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Douglas is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after Dr. William Douglas of Boston, who provided financial support to local schools
The latitude of Douglas is 42.054N. The longitude is -71.74W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,045.
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4% of Douglas residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Douglas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Douglas was $23,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Douglas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Douglas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $560. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,240.
Libraries in Douglas include Simon Fairfield Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Douglas workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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