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 86.40% 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 (14.67%), office and administrative support (14.23%), and sales jobs (9.89%).
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.
In Foxborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.44 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. 48.79% 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 $46,064, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,256 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, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Foxborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.