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Suburban town encompassing 14 villages
Newton is a city in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named as a "new town" when it separated from Cambridge.
The latitude of Newton is 42.336N. The longitude is -71.209W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 84,323.
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7% of Newton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newton was $45,708, compared with $21,587 nationally.
68% of Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Newton include Commonwealth Avenue Historic District, Farlow and Kendrick Parks Historic District, Lasell Neighborhood Historic District, Monadnock Road Historic District, Newton Highlands Historic District, Newton Upper Falls Historic District, Newtonville Historic District, Old Chestnut Hill Historic District, West Newton Hill Historic District, Windsor Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,000. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,259.
Libraries in Newton include Nonantum Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Newton include Newton TAB
Newton restaurants taking online reservations include Restaurant Pava, Riverbend Bar & Grill ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Newton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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