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Spencer is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after Lt. Gov. Spencer Phipps.
The latitude of Spencer is 42.243N. The longitude is -71.992W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,691.
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4% of Spencer residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Spencer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spencer was $21,017, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Spencer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Spencer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,110.
Libraries in Spencer include Richard Sugden Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Spencer workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Spencer 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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