Foxborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 18,488 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Foxborough is the 106th 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.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.13% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
One downside of living in Foxborough is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Foxborough, the average commute to work is 34.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Foxborough is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Foxborough. 56.46% 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 2018 was $57,552, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $230,208 for a family of four. However, Foxborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Foxborough is a very 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Foxborough include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in Foxborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Arabic.