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Norwell is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The latitude of Norwell is 42.161N. The longitude is -70.794W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,765.


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Median household income
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$87,397
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Norwell demographic reports
Norwell is on the North River
Poultry was a mainstay of the local economy until a virus killed the flocks
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Chock Full o' Nuts
Historic sites and museums: Southshore Natural Science Center
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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7% of Norwell residents report German ancestry, and 33% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Norwell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Norwell was $37,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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52% of Norwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Norwell include Norwell Village Area Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Norwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,813.


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Libraries in Norwell include Norwell Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Norwell include Norwell Mariner

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The average commute time for Norwell workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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