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Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.

The latitude of Eastham is 41.83N. The longitude is -69.974W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,453.


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Median household income
Local
$42,618
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eastham demographic reports
Eastham is on Cape Cod
Founded by Thomas Prence and other settlers from Plymouth

With the arrival of the railroad in 1870, the community began shipping cranberries, asparagus, cod, oysters and mackerel

No. 18 among Best Beaches 2000, by Stephen Leatherman ("Dr. Beach"), director of the U Maryland's Laboratory for Coastal Research
Nearby parks & recreation: Cape Cod National Seashore, First Encounter Beach
Historic sites and museums: Eastham Windmill, Schoolhouse Museum
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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Ancestry & family history

10% of Eastham residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eastham ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eastham was $24,642, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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35% of Eastham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Eastham include Old Town Center Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Eastham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.


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Libraries in Eastham include Eastham Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Eastham include Cape Codder

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

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Hotels in Eastham include Captains Quarters Motel, Town Crier Motel.

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