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Woburn is a city in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after a town in England.

The latitude of Woburn is 42.479N. The longitude is -71.152W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,809.


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Median household income
Local
$54,897
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Woburn demographic reports
Woburn is in the Mystic Valley
Early tanning center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 96. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Setting for "A Civil Action," by Jonathan Harr (made into 1998 movie starring John Travolta)
Well-known residents have included:
· Eric Bogosian, actor, playwright
· Nancy Kerrigan, skater
· Courtney Kennedy, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (ice hockey)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 93

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4% of Woburn residents report German ancestry, and 30% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woburn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woburn was $26,207, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Woburn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $809.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,383.


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

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Newspapers in Woburn include Woburn Advocate, Woburn Daily Times Chronicle

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The average commute time for Woburn workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Woburn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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