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Attleboro, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Attleboro had a population of 45,435 as of July 1, 2017. Attleboro ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Attleboro is located at latitude 41.9317 and longitude -71.2945 in Bristol County. The formal boundaries for the City of Attleboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.81 sq. miles and a water area of 1 sq. miles. Bristol County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The City of Attleboro (GNIS ID: 618278) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attleboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Attleboro: Attleborough, East Attleborough.

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Attleboro, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,435
Daytime Population: Workers 22,613
Daytime Population: Residents 21,512
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 44,851
Population in Familes 36,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 584
Population Density2 1,695
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $67,861
Average Household Income $85,662
Per Capita Income $33,236


Total Housing Units 18,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,324 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,163 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 956 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $299,358
Average Home Value $322,070


Total Households 17,487
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 11,566
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.49% 0.48%
Families 0.43% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Attleboro, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attleboro to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 27 89th
Population Density # 104 58th
Diversity Index # 57 77th
Median Household Income # 138 44th
Per Capita Income # 163 34th

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