Profile for Boxborough, Massachusetts, MA
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Boxborough is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The latitude of Boxborough is 42.483N. The longitude is -71.516W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 335 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,868.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Boxborough demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
The handsomest thing I saw in Boxboro was this noble stand of oak wood. I doubt if there is a finer one in Massachusetts. Let her keep it a century longer, and men will make pilgrimages to it from all parts of the country.
-- Thoreau's Journals
Henry David Thoreau
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Ancestry & family history
11% of Boxborough residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boxborough ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boxborough was $40,794, compared with $21,587 nationally.
72% of Boxborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Boxborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $731. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,146.
Libraries in Boxborough include Albert J. Sargent Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Boxborough include Acton Beacon
The average commute time for Boxborough workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Boxborough include Holiday Inn Hotels.
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“ The handsomest thing I saw in Boxboro was this noble stand of oak wood. I doubt if there is a finer one in Massachusetts. Let her keep it a century longer, and men will make pilgrimages to it from all parts of the country. ”
~ Thoreau's Journals
Henry David Thoreau
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