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

The latitude of Lexington is 42.447N. The longitude is -71.225W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 30,355.


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Median household income
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$96,825
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lexington demographic reports
Site of the first battle of the Revolutionary War
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Rachel Dratch, comedic actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Peet's Coffee & Tea, Seattle's Best Coffee, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Monroe Tavern, Museum of Our National Heritage, Hancock Clark House, Buckman Tavern
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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8% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lexington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lexington was $46,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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69% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Lexington include Lexington Green ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,209.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,192.


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Libraries in Lexington include Cary Memorial Library, East Lexington Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lexington include Lexington Minuteman

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Lexington restaurants taking online reservations include Max Stein's American ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Lexington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lexington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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