Foxborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 17,376 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Foxborough is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.35%), office and administrative support (10.67%) and sales jobs (9.94%).
Because of many things, Foxborough is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Foxborough a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Foxborough has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Foxborough’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Foxborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.20 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.
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.
Foxborough is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.10% 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 $44,391, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $177,564 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 Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Foxborough is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,403|
|FOXBOROUGH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||69.77%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||30.23%|
|TYPE OF FOXBOROUGH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||64.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.67%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.52%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.47%|
|SIZE OF FOXBOROUGH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.48%|
|AGE OF FOXBOROUGH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.09%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.35%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.22%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.34%|
|FOXBOROUGH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$431,870|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,554|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.59%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||1.03%|
|$116,001 - $231,000||3.62%|
|$231,001 - $347,000||11.68%|
|$347,001 - $462,000||38.02%|
|$462,001 - $578,000||19.05%|
|$578,001 - $867,000||19.43%|
|$867,001 - $1,156,000||2.73%|
|PEOPLE OF FOXBOROUGH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.90%|
|5 TO 17||18.47%|
|18 TO 24||7.04%|
|25 TO 34||10.53%|
|35 TO 54||31.33%|
|55 TO 64||14.47%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.26%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.38%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$94,538|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,391|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.22%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.33%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.26%)
Information Technology (3.45%)
Public Service (3.19%)
Real estate (2.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.04%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.32%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.83%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.34%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (39.59%)
French Canadian (3.28%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.73%)
Other Asian languages (1.12%)
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