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Overview

Introduction to Uxbridge, Massachusetts

Uxbridge, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 15 miles SE of Worcester, Massachusetts and 35 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Worcester metropolitan statistical area.

Uxbridge History

The present day Uxbridge was originally a part of the 14 "Praying Indian" villages that John Eliot established. At that time, Uxbridge was inhabited by the Nipmuc. Uxbridge was incorporated as a town in 1727.

Uxbridge and nearby Attractions

  • Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park
  • Southwick Wild Animal Zoo
  • Douglas State Forest
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Church
  • Quinsigamond State Park
  • Blissful Meadows Golf Club

Things To Do In Uxbridge

The town of Uxbridge offers an 18-hole golf course and many parks and historical sites. The other recreational facilities of the town include cross country skiing, mountain biking and canoeing.

Uxbridge Transportation

Boston Logan International is nearby.

Uxbridge Higher Education

The nearest college is Bryant College.

People

Total Population 13,709
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 7,189
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $99,219
% Above Poverty Level 93.3%
% Below Poverty Level 6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,175
Median House Value $278,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0.9%
English 14.8%
Irish 25.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Uxbridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01569
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.077
Longitude -71.63

Uxbridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WEST MEDWAY
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station WEST THOMPSON LAKE
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station NORTH FOSTER 1 E
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blackstone 9,078 $90,378
Douglas 8,624 $91,956
Hopedale 3,875 $112,768
Mendon 5,938 $120,773
Millville 3,208 $95,000
Northbridge 16,268 $88,977

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Uxbridge Public Libraries

Library
Uxbridge Free Public Library
15 NORTH MAIN ST.
Uxbridge, Massachusetts
(508) 278-8624

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Uxbridge High Schools

UXBRIDGE HIGH
62 CAPRON STREET
508-278-8636
Serves 531 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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