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North Brookfield is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The latitude of North Brookfield is 42.266N. The longitude is -72.083W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,683.


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Median household income
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$44,286
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Brookfield demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The violent crime rate was per 1,000 people.
George M. Cohan, a frequent visitor to his grandparents' home here, directed "Ah, Wilderness" at the local theater
Well-known residents have included:
· William Cullen Bryant, poet
· Connie Mack, baseball manager and executive
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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5% of North Brookfield residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Brookfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Brookfield was $20,205, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of North Brookfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in North Brookfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,016.


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Libraries in North Brookfield include Haston Free Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for North Brookfield workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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