Foxborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,456 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Foxborough is the 112th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Foxborough are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Foxborough is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Foxborough is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Foxborough who work in management occupations (15.35%), office and administrative support (10.67%), and sales jobs (9.94%).
Because of many things, Foxborough is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Foxborough really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Foxborough perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Foxborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Foxborough has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Foxborough is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.10% of adults in Foxborough have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Foxborough in 2010 was $44,391, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $177,564 for a family of four.
The people who call Foxborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Foxborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Foxborough include Italian, English, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Foxborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.