Tyngsborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 12,357 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, 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 (13.09%), 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.
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 is lower than average for the country.
In Tyngsborough, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Tyngsborough is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.77% 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 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.