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"Toy Town"

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

The community was named after town in England

The latitude of Winchendon is 42.686N. The longitude is -72.044W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,611.


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Median household income
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$43,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winchendon demographic reports
Winchendon is on the upper Millers River
Early producer of shingles, and later, woodworking machinery

Known for wooden toys

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 40. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Dennison Recreation Area
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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6% of Winchendon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winchendon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winchendon was $18,798, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Winchendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $983.


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The average commute time for Winchendon workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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