Attleboro 71 Excellent
Attleboro Livability #119 ranked city in Massachusetts#8,756 ranked city in the USARanks better than 70% of areas

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A+ Attleboro Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Attleboro Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than Massachusetts
11919% more expensive than the US average
13131% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Attleboro cost of living
A- Attleboro Crime Total crime is 12% lower than Massachusetts
Total crime
1,40246% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7246% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Attleboro crime
C- Attleboro Employment Household income is 2% lower than Massachusetts
Median household income
$69,73226% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$32,95410% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%14% higher than the US average
Attleboro employment
C Attleboro Housing Home value is 21% lower than Massachusetts
Median home value
$271,00047% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9914% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Attleboro real estate or Attleboro rentals
B Attleboro Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
86%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
58%18% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:111% lower than the US average
Attleboro K-12 schools
F Attleboro User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Attleboro
Overall user rating
41% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
10% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
65% 6 total surveys
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      Living in Attleboro, MA

      Attleboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. The city has a population of 44,121 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 89% of Attleboro residents are White, 4% Black and 4% Asian. Attleboro has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 75% of the population is classified as married and 57% have kids.

      Living in Attleboro can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Massachusetts, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like cost of living, weather, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Attleboro and in the areas around Attleboro is a much easier task.

      Attleboro has a livability score of 72 out of 100 and is ranked #72 in Massachusetts and #7,901 in the USA. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Attleboro has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+) and education (B). Unfortunately for Attleboro, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F) and weather (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Attleboro has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Attleboro: Capron Park Zoo, National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette, and Women at Work Museum.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Attleboro is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Attleboro come in at $271,000, which is 20.5% lower than the Massachusetts average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Attleboro, the home price to income ratio is 3.9, which is 18.8% lower than the Massachusetts average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Attleboro area were 6.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 6.6%.

      Attleboro transportation information

      Average one way commute31min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.8%71.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.8%7.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.7%9.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.3%4.9%2.8%
      Working from home2.3%4.7%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)8711

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      Source: The Attleboro, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).