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Welcome to Ware
Contributed by Emily on April 13, 2007

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"The town that can't be licked"

Ware is a town in Hampshire County, in the Springfield metro area.

The latitude of Ware is 42.259N. The longitude is -72.24W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,707.


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Median household income
Local
$36,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ware demographic reports
Sawmills, gristmills and a textile mill opened here in the early 19th century.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 44. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Candy Cummings, baseball player, developer of the curve ball
Local festivals include:
  • Ware Grange Fair - Aug. 24-25, 2007
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ware web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Grenville Park
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 Ware demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hampshire County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01082 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Ware residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ware ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ware was $18,908, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Ware residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Ware include Church Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Ware, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $427.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,110.


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Libraries in Ware include Young Men's Library ... View libraries

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

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