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Holliston is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after Thomas Hollis, Englishman who was a benefactor of Harvard College

The latitude of Holliston is 42.2N. The longitude is -71.425W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 266 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,801.


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Median household income
Local
$78,092
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Holliston demographic reports
A plague killed more than an eighth of the population from 1752 to 1754
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Holliston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex 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 01746 ZIP code.

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8% of Holliston residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holliston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holliston was $32,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Holliston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Holliston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $677.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,646.


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

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Newspapers in Holliston include Holliston TAB

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The average commute time for Holliston workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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