Taunton, MA Employment & Jobs

Taunton employment information

IndexTauntonMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$25,945$33,996$25,804
Median household income$53,600$66,363$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$72,850$81,551$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$39,149$41,902$35,685
Median earnings male$42,451$48,135$38,921
Median earnings female$27,877$29,259$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)4.3%2.7%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)7.8%9.0%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)n/a7.2%7.3%
Poverty level10.0%7.7%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Taunton is 23.7% less than the Massachusetts average and 0.5% greater than the National average. The median household income in Taunton is 19.2% less than the Massachusetts average and 2.4% greater than the National average. The median household income in Taunton for owner occupied housing is 86.1% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Taunton.

The poverty level in Taunton is 30.4% greater than the Massachusetts average and 18.3% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Taunton is 52.3% greater than the median earnings for females in Taunton.

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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Taunton, MA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Blackstone, Providence15.3Downtown, Providence17.3
Wayland, Providence15.6Lower South Providence, Providence17.4
Hope, Providence16.2Smith Hill, Providence17.5
Fox Point, Providence16.4Wanskuck, Providence17.8
Mount Hope, Providence16.6Federal Hill, Providence18
College Hill, Providence16.7Elmwood, Providence18.3
Washington Park, Providence17.1Elmhurst, Providence18.3
Charles, Providence17.1Valley, Providence18.4
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Cities near Taunton, MA

CityMilesCityMiles
Taunton, MA0Attleboro, MA11.5
Raynham Center, MA3.3North Seekonk, MA12.1
Norton Center, MA6.6Brockton, MA13
North Lakeville, MA8North Attleborough Center, MA13.2
Bridgewater, MA8.7Ocean Grove, MA13.3
Middleborough Center, MA9Foxborough, MA13.8
Mansfield Center, MA10.9Fall River, MA14.3
Somerset, MA11Pawtucket, RI14.6
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