Tyngsborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,418 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tyngsborough is the 164th 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tyngsborough is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.09%), office and administrative support (10.76%), and sales jobs (10.43%).
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.
Because of many things, Tyngsborough 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, Tyngsborough really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Tyngsborough 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.
One downside of living in Tyngsborough is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tyngsborough, the average commute to work is 30.48 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Tyngsborough ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tyngsborough, 45.77% 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 Tyngsborough in 2010 was $43,787, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,148 for a family of four.
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, French, Italian, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Tyngsborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Chinese.