North Attleborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 29,349 people and five constituent neighborhoods, North Attleborough is the 58th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in North Attleborough 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, North Attleborough is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Attleborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Attleborough who work in management occupations (11.60%), office and administrative support (10.78%), and sales jobs (9.23%).
Also of interest is that North Attleborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in North Attleborough use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of North Attleborough‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of North Attleborough is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.70% of adults in North Attleborough have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Attleborough in 2010 was $42,475, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,900 for a family of four. However, North Attleborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Attleborough is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Attleborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Attleborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Attleborough include Irish, Italian, English, French, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in North Attleborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.