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Ludlow is a town in Hampden County, in the Springfield metro area.

The community was named for Ludlow, England.

The latitude of Ludlow is 42.16N. The longitude is -72.476W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 295 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 21,209.


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Median household income
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$47,002
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ludlow demographic reports
Ludlow is on the Chicopee River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Sports teams: Western Mass Pioneers (USL soccer)
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.)

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4% of Ludlow residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ludlow ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ludlow was $20,105, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Ludlow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ludlow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $531.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.


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Libraries in Ludlow include Hubbard Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Ludlow workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ludlow between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Ludlow include Comfort Inn & Suites.

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