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Fitchburg is a city in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after John Fitch, settler.
The latitude of Fitchburg is 42.583N. The longitude is -71.802W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,948.
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4% of Fitchburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fitchburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fitchburg was $17,256, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Fitchburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Fitchburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $466. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,060.
Libraries in Fitchburg include Fitchburg Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fitchburg include Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise
The average commute time for Fitchburg workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fitchburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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