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

The community name derives from Indian term for "cold brook"

The latitude of Scituate is 42.195N. The longitude is -70.726W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,863.


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Median household income
Local
$70,868
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scituate demographic reports
Scituate is on the Atlantic Ocean
Early industries included shipbuilding, fishing and brickmaking
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1987 movie, "The Witches of Eastwick"
Historic sites and museums: Scituate Lighthouse, Old Oaken Bucket Homestead and Well, Stockbridge Mill, Little Red School House, Lawson Tower
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 Scituate residents report German ancestry, and 35% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scituate ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scituate was $33,940, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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48% of Scituate residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Scituate, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $682.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,606.


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Libraries in Scituate include Scituate Town Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Scituate include Scituate Mariner

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The average commute time for Scituate workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Scituate between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Scituate include Inn at Scituate Harbor.

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