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

The latitude of Northborough is 42.319N. The longitude is -71.641W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,013.


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Median household income
Local
$79,781
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Northborough demographic reports
A mastodon was unearthed here in 1884
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Northborough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worcester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Worcester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01532 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Northborough residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northborough ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northborough was $32,889, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Northborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Northborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,583.


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Libraries in Northborough include Northborough Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Northborough include Northborough-Southborough Villager

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Northborough restaurants taking online reservations include Romaine's ... View restaurants

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

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Northborough between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Northborough include Econo Lodge Inn & Suites.

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