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Methuen is a city in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Lord Paul Methuen
The latitude of Methuen is 42.726N. The longitude is -71.191W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 44,850.
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4% of Methuen residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Methuen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Methuen was $22,305, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Methuen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Methuen include Arlington Mills Historic District, Pleasant - High Historic District, Spicket Falls Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Methuen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $573. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.
Libraries in Methuen include Nevins Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Methuen workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Methuen 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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