Middleborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 25,463 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Middleborough is the 81st largest community in Massachusetts.
Middleborough is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Middleborough is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleborough who work in management occupations (11.19%), sales jobs (10.52%), and office and administrative support (10.47%).
Also of interest is that Middleborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Middleborough has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Middleborough a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Middleborough is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Middleborough, the average commute to work is 31.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Middleborough who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.18% of adults in Middleborough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Middleborough in 2018 was $41,481, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,924 for a family of four. However, Middleborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Middleborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middleborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Middleborough include Irish, English, Italian, French Canadian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Middleborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.