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Taunton, MA
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Taunton profile

Living in Taunton

Taunton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 59,922 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Taunton is the 22nd largest community in Massachusetts.

Also of interest is that Taunton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Taunton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.91% of adults in Taunton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Taunton in 2022 was $36,349, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,396 for a family of four. However, Taunton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Taunton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Taunton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Taunton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Taunton include Irish, Portuguese, Italian, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Taunton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.