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Westford is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Westford is 42.579N. The longitude is -71.438W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 279 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,754.
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8% of Westford residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westford was $37,979, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Westford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Westford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $647. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,768.
Libraries in Westford include J. V. Fletcher Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Westford include Westford Eagle
The average commute time for Westford workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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