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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,765
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+7,342
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.5%
Median Earnings25+$50,021
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,804

Wealth

Median Family Income$96,378
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone21.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,191
Median House Value$275,400

Ancestry

Irish27.3%
Italian17.4%
English15.6%
French Except Basque14.6%
Canadian12.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9%
German8.7%
Polish6.1%
Portuguese4.1%
Swedish3.3%
Dutch3%
Scottish2%
Arab1.7%
Greek0.9%
Lithuanian0.8%
US/American0.8%
Swiss0.6%
African0.6%
Russian0.4%
Albanian0.4%
Sudanese0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
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Uxbridge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1569
Phone Area Codes774,508
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.08
Approximate Longitude-71.6

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)

StationWEST MEDWAY
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationWEST THOMPSON LAKE
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationNORTH FOSTER 1 E
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip53.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blackstone9,068$93,500
Douglas8,665$93,965
Hopedale3,812$113,304
Mendon5,963$131,473
Millville3,218$106,591
Northbridge16,381$88,898

Uxbridge Public Libraries

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

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Uxbridge Public Schools

Mccloskey Middle School
62 Capron Street
ZIP: 1569
(508) 278-8634
Middle
Total Enrollment 468
Whitin Elementary School
120 Granite Street
ZIP: 1569
(508) 278-8640
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Taft Early Learning Center
16 Granite Street
ZIP: 1569
(508) 278-8643
Primary
Total Enrollment 519
Uxbridge High
300 Quaker Highway
ZIP: 1569
(508) 278-8633
High
Total Enrollment 493

Uxbridge Private Schools

Our Lady Of The Valley Regional School
75 Mendon St
ZIP: 1569
Elementary
Total Enrollment 163
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