Foxborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 18,618 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.
Foxborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.22% 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 (11.07%), office and administrative support (11.03%), and business and financial occupations (10.32%).
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.
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.
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 35.45 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.
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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Foxborough, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Foxborough is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.25% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Foxborough in 2018 was $52,113, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $208,452 for a family of four. However, Foxborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 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 French and Vietnamese.