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 (13.81%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (11.28%).
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, North Attleborough really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is North Attleborough perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, North Attleborough is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the North Attleborough area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
North Attleborough is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.99% of adults in North Attleborough 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 North Attleborough in 2010 was $35,517, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,068 for a family of four.
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 Portuguese and Spanish.