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Winthrop is a town in Suffolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after Gov. John Winthrop

The latitude of Winthrop is 42.375N. The longitude is -70.983W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 18,303.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$53,122
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Winthrop demographic reports
Winthrop is on Boston Harbor
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The violent crime rate was per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Mike Eruzione, hockey player, Olympic medallist
· Sylvia Plath, writer
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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Ancestry & family history

4% of Winthrop residents report German ancestry, and 29% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winthrop ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winthrop was $27,374, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Winthrop residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Winthrop, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $746.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,521.


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Libraries in Winthrop include Winthrop Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Winthrop include Winthrop Sun Transcript

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

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Hotels in Winthrop include Suburban Extended Stay.

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