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Overview

Introduction to North Attleborough, Massachusetts

North Attleborough is part of the Boston metro area.

North Attleborough History

North Attleborough, an industrial town in Massachusetts, was established in 1669 by John Woodcock and his family. This small settlement, on the border of the Rhode Island, was occupied by nearly 2,200 people by 1776. During the 19th century, sawmills were built, and nail factories were replaced by the cotton spinning mills. Jewelry and textile manufacturing industries were the two main industries that dominated the town in 1832.

North Attleborough and nearby Attractions

  • Camp Shady Pines
  • Emerald Square
  • Kings Shopping Center
  • Greenwood Lake
  • Brunswick Walnut Hill Lanes
  • Woodcock Garrison House

Things To Do In North Attleborough

North Attleborough is a flourishing center of commerce and business with numerous amusement parks and shops located close by. It has plenty of retail stores and restaurants. You can also visit many educational and cultural venues such as museums, art galleries, zoos and aquariums. North Attleborough also has famous churches, rivers and streams that can certainly excite you during your visit.

North Attleborough Transportation

Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.

North Attleborough Higher Education

Brown University is the nearest college that offers higher education facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population28,945
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+15,547
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.6%
Median Earnings25+$51,213
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,738
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,245

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,210
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation4.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.9%
Median Gross Rent$975
Median House Value$323,300

Ancestry

Irish26.8%
Italian16.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
English13.8%
French Except Basque10.3%
German7.5%
Canadian7.4%
Portuguese5.1%
Polish3.2%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish2%
Russian1.2%
African1.1%
Arab1%
Greek0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Cape Verdean0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Ugandan0.4%
Finnish0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
US/American0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Liberian0.1%
South African0.1%
Czech0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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North Attleborough Almanac

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North Attleborough Climate

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Attleboro44,121$86,361
Foxborough5,491$76,369
Mansfield23,615$118,220
Norton19,409$109,437
Plainville8,892$108,835
Wrentham11,483$128,942

North Attleborough Public Libraries

Richards Memorial Library
118 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET
North Attleborough, Massachusetts
(508) 699-0122

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North Attleborough Public Schools

Amvet Boulevard
70 Amvet Boulevard
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2155
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Roosevelt Avenue
108 Roosevelt Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2151
Primary
Total Enrollment 289
North Attleborough Middle
564 Landry Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2130
Middle
Total Enrollment 1181
Community
45 South Washington Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2148
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
Joseph W Martin Jr Elementary
37 Landry Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2140
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
Allen Avenue
290 Allen Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2165
Primary
Total Enrollment 199
North Attleborough Early Learning Center
25 School Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2145
Primary
Total Enrollment 138
Falls
2 Jackson Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2170
Primary
Total Enrollment 248
North Attleboro High
1 Wilson Whitty Way
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2115
High
Total Enrollment 1203
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