North Attleborough, MA


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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.

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 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 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.

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.

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