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Lexington is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Lexington is 42.447N. The longitude is -71.225W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 30,355.
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8% of Lexington residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lexington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lexington was $46,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.
69% of Lexington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Lexington include Lexington Green ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lexington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,209. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,192.
Libraries in Lexington include Cary Memorial Library, East Lexington Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lexington include Lexington Minuteman
Lexington restaurants taking online reservations include Max Stein's American ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Lexington workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lexington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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