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Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

The community is believed named for a town in England.

The latitude of Glastonbury is 41.686N. The longitude is -72.545W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 417 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,876.


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Median household income
Local
$80,660
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glastonbury demographic reports
Glastonbury is on the Connecticut River
Former and merged names include:
· Nabuck
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Amy Brenneman, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Panera Bread
Wildlife: Connecticut Audubon Center

Historic sites and museums: Museum-on-the-Green, Welles-Shipman-Ward House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Glastonbury residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glastonbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glastonbury was $40,820, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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55% of Glastonbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Glastonbury include Glastonbury Historic District, South Glastonbury Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Glastonbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $711.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,699.


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Libraries in Glastonbury include East Glastonbury Public Library, Welles-Turner Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Glastonbury restaurants taking online reservations include J. Gilbert's - Glastonbury, Max Amore ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Glastonbury workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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