Attleboro, MA

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Living in Attleboro

Attleboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 45,237 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Attleboro who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), management occupations (10.97%), and sales jobs (10.82%).

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.

One downside of living in Attleboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.75 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Attleboro use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Attleboro‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The overall education level of Attleboro citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.34% of adults in Attleboro have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Attleboro in 2018 was $37,018, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,072 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 Irish, French, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

The most common language spoken in Attleboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.