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Chelmsford is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Chelmsford is 42.6N. The longitude is -71.366W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 33,858.
A local quarry supplied granite for Quincy Market
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5% of Chelmsford residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chelmsford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chelmsford was $30,465, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Chelmsford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chelmsford include Chelmsford Center Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chelmsford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $743. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,520.
Libraries in Chelmsford include Chelmsford Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Chelmsford include Chelmsford Independent
The average commute time for Chelmsford workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chelmsford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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