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Duxbury is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Duxbury Hall in England, seat of the Standish family
The latitude of Duxbury is 42.041N. The longitude is -70.672W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,248.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Duxbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Plymouth 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 02359 ZIP code.
8% of Duxbury residents report German ancestry, and 30% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Duxbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Duxbury was $40,242, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Duxbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Duxbury include Old Shipbuilder's Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Duxbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $545. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,923.
Libraries in Duxbury include Duxbury Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Duxbury include Duxbury Clipper
The average commute time for Duxbury workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Duxbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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