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Leominster is a city in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The community was named after a town in England.

The latitude of Leominster is 42.525N. The longitude is -71.76W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,000.


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Median household income
Local
$44,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leominster demographic reports
Leominster is on the Nashua River
Once a center for piano-case manufacturing. Comb-making was a major industry in the late 1700s and early 1800s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 59. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1992 movie, "School Ties"
Well-known residents have included:
· John Chapman ("Johnny Appleseed")
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Wildlife: Salamanders, snakes, ducks and other wildlife inhabit the Lincoln Woods Wildlife Sanctuary

Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 87
Pronunciations: Lem-in-ster

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5% of Leominster residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leominster ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leominster was $21,769, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Leominster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Leominster include Monument Square Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Leominster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,165.


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

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

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Leominster between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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