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Raynham is a town in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named after town in England

The latitude of Raynham is 41.948N. The longitude is -71.073W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,739.


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Median household income
Local
$60,449
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Raynham demographic reports
An early ironworks was built here in the 1650s. Later, shipbuilding played an important role in the local economy
Local landmarks include a giant milk bottle, atop the Milk Bottle Restaurant
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 66. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Brockton Fair - June 28-July 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Raynham web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Raynham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bristol County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Brockton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02718 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Raynham residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Raynham ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Raynham was $24,476, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Raynham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Raynham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $721.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,272.


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

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The average commute time for Raynham workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Raynham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Raynham include Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn Raynham, Hampton Inn.

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