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Lunenburg is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The community was named for the Duke of Lunenburg, who became King George II of England

The latitude of Lunenburg is 42.594N. The longitude is -71.725W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,401.


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Median household income
Local
$56,813
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lunenburg demographic reports
Developed first as a residential community for factory workers, later with summer cottages
Well-known residents have included:
· Luther Burbank, horticulturist
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Whalom
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Lunenburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lunenburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lunenburg was $26,986, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Lunenburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Lunenburg include Lunenburg Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Lunenburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $526.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,273.


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Libraries in Lunenburg include Ritter Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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