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Paxton is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after Charles Paxton, customs commissioner at the Port of Boston
The latitude of Paxton is 42.311N. The longitude is -71.928W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,386.
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5% of Paxton residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paxton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paxton was $29,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Paxton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Paxton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $542. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,443.
Libraries in Paxton include Richards Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Paxton workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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