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Mashpee is a town in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "big cove," "standing water" or "great pond"
The latitude of Mashpee is 41.648N. The longitude is -70.481W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,946.
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7% of Mashpee residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mashpee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mashpee was $25,215, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Mashpee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mashpee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,157.
Libraries in Mashpee include Mashpee Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mashpee include Mashpee Enterprise
The average commute time for Mashpee workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mashpee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 7.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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