Westborough is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 19,189 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Westborough is the 98th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Westborough 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.
Westborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westborough is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westborough who work in computer science and math (14.11%), management occupations (13.21%), and sales jobs (11.81%).
Also of interest is that Westborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Westborough, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.65 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Westborough. 67.01% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Westborough in 2010 was $50,853, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $203,412 for a family of four.
Westborough is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Westborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Westborough include Irish, Italian, English, German, and Polish.
Westborough also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.16%.
The most common language spoken in Westborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.