Tyngsborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,380 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tyngsborough is the 160th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Tyngsborough 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, Tyngsborough isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tyngsborough are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tyngsborough is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tyngsborough who work in management occupations (13.64%), sales jobs (11.93%), and office and administrative support (9.12%).
Also of interest is that Tyngsborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Tyngsborough telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.60% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Tyngsborough 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, Tyngsborough’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Tyngsborough is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.57% of adults in Tyngsborough 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 Tyngsborough in 2018 was $48,375, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,500 for a family of four. However, Tyngsborough contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tyngsborough is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Tyngsborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tyngsborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tyngsborough include Irish, Italian, French, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Tyngsborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.