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Petersham is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Petersham is 42.487N. The longitude is -72.187W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,180.
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9% of Petersham residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Petersham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Petersham was $24,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Petersham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Petersham include Petersham Common Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Petersham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,063.
Libraries in Petersham include Petersham Memorial Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Petersham workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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