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Dracut is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Draycott, England
The latitude of Dracut is 42.670N. The longitude is -71.302W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,562.
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3% of Dracut residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dracut ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dracut was $23,750, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Dracut residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dracut, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $665. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,289.
Libraries in Dracut include Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Dracut workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dracut between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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