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Foxborough, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Foxborough Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Norfolk County at latitude 42.064 and longitude -71.2484. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 289 feet.

The formal official name is the Foxborough Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Foxborough, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for Foxborough indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Foxborough Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Foxborough Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map

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Foxborough, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,657
Population in Households 5,639
Population in Familes 4,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,966
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,562
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,201 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,361 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $372,129
Average Home Value $417,851
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,706
Average Household Income $87,839
Per Capita Income $39,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 0.38%
Households 0.18% 0.4%
Families 0.56% 0.27%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Foxborough, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foxborough to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 55th
Population Density1 # 79 68th
Diversity Index2 # 96 61st
Median Household Income # 124 50th
Per Capita Income # 88 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.