Foxborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,671 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.
Foxborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Foxborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Foxborough who work in management occupations (15.65%), office and administrative support (13.71%), and sales jobs (9.98%).
Also of interest is that Foxborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Foxborough, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.06 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.
In Foxborough, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Foxborough is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Foxborough. 51.18% 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 Foxborough in 2010 was $48,318, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,272 for a family of four.
Foxborough is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Foxborough include Irish, Italian, English, French, and German.
The most common language spoken in Foxborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.