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

The community was named for Indian tribe

The latitude of Natick is 42.283N. The longitude is -71.35W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 148 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 32,170.


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Median household income
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$69,755
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Natick demographic reports
Natick is on the Charles and Concord river basins
Land was granted to John Eliot in 1650 as a plantation for his Praying Indians

19th-century shoemaking center

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's
Nearby parks & recreation: Cochituate State Park
Wildlife: See beavers, otters and wood ducks at the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

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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· 14 Dwight Ave, Natick, Massachusetts (from the Broadway show "Elegies")

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7% of Natick residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Natick ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Natick was $36,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Natick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Natick include John Eliot Historic District, Natick Center Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Natick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $820.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,653.


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Libraries in Natick include Morse Institute Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Natick include Natick Bulletin & Tab

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Natick restaurants taking online reservations include Maxwells 148 ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Natick workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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