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Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.

The community was named after town in England.

The latitude of Sturbridge is 42.108N. The longitude is -72.079W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,837.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$56,519
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sturbridge demographic reports
Sturbridge is on the Quinebaug River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "Glory"
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Fest - Oct. 20-21, 2007
  • Old Sturbridge Village Fair - Sept. 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sturbridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Streeter Point Recreation Area, Wells State Park
Historic sites and museums: Old Sturbridge Village
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sturbridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Worcester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Worcester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01518 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Sturbridge residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sturbridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sturbridge was $25,559, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

34% of Sturbridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Sturbridge include Sturbridge Common Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sturbridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $501.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,292.


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Libraries in Sturbridge include Joshua Hyde Public Library ... View libraries

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Sturbridge restaurants taking online reservations include Rovezzi's Ristorante-Sturbridge ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Sturbridge workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Sturbridge include American Motor Lodge, Americas Best Value Inn Sturbridge, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn Sturbridge, Holiday Inn Express, Publick House Inn & Lodge, Quality Inn & Conference Center, Rodeway Inn, Scottish Inn Sturbridge ... More hotels.

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