Attleboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 44,284 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Attleboro is the 29th largest community in Massachusetts.
Unlike some cities, Attleboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Attleboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Attleboro is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Attleboro who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (12.38%), and management occupations (10.39%).
Also of interest is that Attleboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Attleboro is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Attleboro area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Attleboro citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.19% of adults in Attleboro have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Attleboro in 2010 was $31,032, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,128 for a family of four. However, Attleboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Attleboro is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Attleboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Attleboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Attleboro include English, Italian, French , and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Attleboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.