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.
Foxborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (16.85%), office and administrative support (11.85%), and sales jobs (10.70%).
In Foxborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.76 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.
The citizens of Foxborough are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.41% of adults in Foxborough have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Foxborough in 2010 was $43,839, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,356 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.