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Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.

The community was named after a town in England.

The latitude of Sandwich is 41.758N. The longitude is -70.494W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,136.


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Median household income
Local
$61,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sandwich demographic reports
Sandwich is on Cape Cod.
Former glassmaking city
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 94. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Bobby Orr, hockey player
· Paul Theroux, writer
· Thornton W. Burgess, author who wrote Peter Rabbit
Nearby parks & recreation: Scusset Beach State Reservation, Shawme-Crowell State Forest
Historic sites and museums: Thornton W. Burgess Museum, Heritage Plantation, Sandwich Glass Museum, Hoxie House
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 Sandwich residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sandwich ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sandwich was $26,895, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Sandwich residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sandwich, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $682.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,286.


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Libraries in Sandwich include Sandwich Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sandwich include Sandwich Enterprise

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Sandwich restaurants taking online reservations include Dan'l Webster Inn ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Sandwich workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Sandwich include Daniel Webster Inn, Sandwich Lodge & Resort.

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