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 45,117 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Attleboro is the 29th largest community in Massachusetts.

Attleboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

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 overall education level of Attleboro citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.23% 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 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.