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Peabody is a city in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after George Peabody, philanthropist
The latitude of Peabody is 42.527N. The longitude is -70.929W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 49,759.
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3% of Peabody residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peabody ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peabody was $24,827, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Peabody residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Peabody, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $634. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,377.
Libraries in Peabody include Peabody Institute Library, South Branch Library, West Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Peabody include Peabody-Lynnfield Weekly News
The average commute time for Peabody workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Peabody between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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