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Weymouth is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after a town in England.

The latitude of Weymouth is 42.220N. The longitude is -70.94W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 53,988.


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Median household income
Local
$51,665
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Weymouth demographic reports
Weymouth is on Hingham Bay
Long a fishing and agricultural community, until mills polluted local waters
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 187. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1973 movie, "The Friends of Eddie Coyle"
Well-known residents have included:
· Abigail Adams, first lady
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Chock Full o' Nuts, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Webb Memorial State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Weymouth residents report German ancestry, and 33% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Weymouth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Weymouth was $24,976, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Weymouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Weymouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $777.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,333.


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Libraries in Weymouth include Tufts Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Weymouth include Weymouth News

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

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Weymouth between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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