Southborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 9,943 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Southborough is the 182nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Southborough home prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, but Southborough real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Southborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Southborough is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southborough who work in management occupations (20.15%), sales jobs (16.65%) and office and administrative support (10.26%).
Also of interest is that Southborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Southborough is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Southborough is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Southborough’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Southborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Southborough is a pretty powerful place. 69.19% of the adults in Southborough have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Southborough in 2010 was $65,915, which is wealthy relative to Massachusetts and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $263,660 for a family of four.
Southborough is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Southborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Southborough include Irish, Italian, English, German, Polish and European.
Southborough also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.73%.
The most common language spoken in Southborough is English. Some people also speak Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,296|
|SOUTHBOROUGH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||88.32%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||11.68%|
|TYPE OF SOUTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.99%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.45%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.03%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.54%|
|SIZE OF SOUTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.44%|
|AGE OF SOUTHBOROUGH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.72%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||46.74%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.80%|
|SOUTHBOROUGH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$519,594|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,639|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.29%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.24%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||1.97%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||7.29%|
|$318,001 - $425,000||20.01%|
|$425,001 - $531,000||15.16%|
|$531,001 - $796,000||30.53%|
|$796,001 - $1,061,000||16.05%|
|PEOPLE OF SOUTHBOROUGH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.67%|
|5 TO 17||23.10%|
|18 TO 24||5.95%|
|25 TO 34||7.90%|
|35 TO 54||32.54%|
|55 TO 64||14.20%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.64%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.72%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$149,375|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$65,915|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.34%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (19.61%)
Information Technology (3.93%)
Real estate (2.26%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.74%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.33%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.91%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (22.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (81.71%)
Other Asian languages (1.65%)
Indic languages (1.62%)
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