North Attleborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 29,071 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.
North Attleborough is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Attleborough is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Attleborough who work in office and administrative support (13.12%), management occupations (12.47%), and sales jobs (10.88%).
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.
Because of many things, North Attleborough is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making North Attleborough 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, North Attleborough has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, North Attleborough’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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 education level of North Attleborough ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in North Attleborough, 40.96% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in North Attleborough in 2010 was $36,589, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,356 for a family of four. However, North Attleborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Italian, English, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in North Attleborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.