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 44,590 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Attleboro is the 29th largest community in Massachusetts.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Attleboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.50%), sales jobs (11.03%), and management occupations (10.45%).

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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Attleboro is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Attleboro, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

In terms of college education, Attleboro is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.23% of adults in Attleboro have a college degree.

The per capita income in Attleboro in 2010 was $33,965, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,860 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, English, Italian, French, and Portuguese.

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