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Wilmington is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after the Earl of Wilmington.

The latitude of Wilmington is 42.546N. The longitude is -71.174W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 21,363.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$70,652
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wilmington demographic reports
Wilmington claims discovery of the Baldwin apple.

A 19th-century producer of hops.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Castleberry Fair - Nov. 23-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wilmington web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Wilmington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Middlesex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01887 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Wilmington residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wilmington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wilmington was $25,835, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Wilmington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Wilmington include Wilmington Centre Village Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Wilmington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $830.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,450.


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Libraries in Wilmington include Wilmington Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Wilmington include Wilmington Advocate

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The average commute time for Wilmington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wilmington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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