Boxborough, MA

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Boxborough Profile


Overview

Boxborough is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 5,206 people and just one neighborhood, Boxborough is the 246th largest community in Massachusetts.

Boxborough home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Boxborough real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Boxborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boxborough is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boxborough who work in computer science and math (18.51%), management occupations (17.77%), and sales jobs (8.90%).

Also of interest is that Boxborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Boxborough has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

A relatively large number of people in Boxborough telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.03% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Boxborough is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Boxborough is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Boxborough a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Boxborough has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Boxborough’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Boxborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Boxborough Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Boxborough. 78.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Boxborough in 2010 was $60,204, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $240,816 for a family of four.

Boxborough is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boxborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boxborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Boxborough include English, Italian, German, and Polish.

Boxborough also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.78%.

The most common language spoken in Boxborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Other Asian languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boxborough 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Boxborough 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Boxborough 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

ACTON-BOXBOROUGH


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Merriam School
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA, 01720
PK-06
Paul P Gates Elementary School
75 Spruce Street
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Luther Conant School
80 Taylor Road
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Mccarthy Towne School
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Blanchard Memorial School
493 Massachusetts Avenue
Boxborough, MA, 01719
PK-06
C.T. Douglas Elementary School
21 Elm Street
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Raymond J Grey Junior High
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA, 01720
07-08
Acton Boxborough Regional High
36 Charter Rd
Acton, MA, 01720
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.4% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 4.7%

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BOXBOROUGH (NON-OP)


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7%

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