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Population (year 2000): 16,246. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,313 (+0.4% change)
Males: 7,949 (48.9%), Females: 8,297 (51.1%)

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $64,323 (year 2000)
Median house value: $220,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Foxborough:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (32.7%), Italian (16.5%), English (16.1%), German (8.4%), French (6.0%), United States (4.6%).

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Land area: 2.9 square miles

Foxborough,

For population 25 years and over in Foxborough

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Foxborough town

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

4.7% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.5% Latin America).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA (15.5 miles Taunton, pop. 55,976).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (20.8 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (206.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Foxborough, MA (2.9 miles Mansfield, Center, MA (3.2 miles Mansfield MA Walpole, (5.2 miles MA (5.5 miles Wrentham, MA (5.6 miles Sharon, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 94 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $245,500
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $222,100

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 71.25 W

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.8%), Manufacturing (13.1%), Retail trade (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.9%).


 

Crime in Foxborough by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 1 5 13
    per 100,000 6.2 6.2 6.2 30.8 80.0
Robberies 1 0 0 3 5
    per 100,000 6.2 0.0 0.0 18.5 30.8
Assaults 71 36 0 31 37
    per 100,000 437.0 221.6 0.0 190.8 227.7
Burglaries 23 12 37 55 41
    per 100,000 141.6 73.9 227.7 338.5 252.4
Thefts 165 137 71 95 98
    per 100,000 1015.6 843.3 437.0 584.8 603.2
Auto thefts 12 9 15 12 13
    per 100,000 73.9 55.4 92.3 73.9 80.0
148.2 90.1 43.3 109.0 135.0


Average climate in Foxborough, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Foxborough,

Foxborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Foxborough city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Foxborough:
  • CARITAS SOUTHWOOD HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; NORFOLK, MA)
  • CARITAS NORWOOD HOSPITAL, INC (about 9 miles; NORWOOD, MA)
  • MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MEDFIELD, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Foxborough:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 27 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 27 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 28 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Foxborough:
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 7 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)
  • NORFOLK (about 9 miles; NORFOLK, MA; ID: 32M)
  • NORWOOD MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; NORWOOD, MA; ID: OWD)

Amtrak stations near Foxborough:
  • 12 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.). Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foxborough:
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; EASTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,374)
  • BABSON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,659)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • WELLESLEY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WELLESLEY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; WELLESLEY HILLS, MA; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • BOSTON COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHESTNUT HILL, MA; FT enrollment: 13,341)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 7,460)
Public high school in Foxborough:
  • FOXBOROUGH HIGH (Students: 816; Location: 120 SOUTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Foxborough:
  • JOHN J AHERN (Students: 946; Location: 111 MECHANIC STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • VINCENT M IGO ELEM (Students: 493; Location: 70 CARPENTER STREET; Grades: PK - 04)
  • CHARLES TAYLOR ELEM (Students: 324; Location: 196 SOUTH STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MABELLE M BURRELL (Students: 308; Location: 16 MORSE STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
Library in Foxborough:
  • BOYDEN LIBRARY (Operating income: $742,544; Location: 10 BIRD ST.; 86,149 books; 3,027 audio materials; 1,961 video materials; 137 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Foxborough: Orpehum Theatre (A), Memorial Hall (B).

Shopping Centers: Bradlees Plaza Shopping Center (1), Foxboro Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Foxborough include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Redeemer Lutheran Church (C), Foxboro Universalist Church (D), Zion Christian Assembly Church (E), Bethany Congregation Church (F).

Cemeteries: Rock Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Hersey Pond (A), Foundry Lake (B).


Foxborough compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Foxborough:
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDIS (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NORFOLK, MA; Owner: DISCUSSION RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Foxborough:
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Foxborough:
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

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