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Attleboro, Massachusetts

Information and resources for the community of Attleboro, MA.

Attleboro’s historic downtown, recent mixed-use redevelopment projects, and active MBTA Commuter Rail station on the Providence line combine to make this city an alluring, lively place.

Attleboro was once known as the “Jewelry Capital of the World" thanks to its many jewelry manufacturers, some which continue to operate there today. Attleboro is home to the Capron Park Zoo and the La Salette Shrine, which features the splendor of thousands of Christmas lights from Thanksgiving to early January every year. Attleboro also boasts the Attleboro Arts Museum, the Balfour Riverwalk Park, the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary with Lake Talaquega, and the Attleboro Community Theater.

By the Numbers


Population: 44,548

Population Change: 2.2%

Median Age: 40.9

Poverty Level: 8.9%

Avg. Household Size: 2.53

Median Household Income: $74,255


Percent Cost Burden: 32.8%

Average Age Built: 1968

Ownership Rate: 62.5%

Seasonal Units: 0

Average Sale Price: $315,000

Subsidized Housing Inventory: 5.9%


Top Three Industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade

Average Annual Wage: 986

Average Commute Time: 31.2 minutes


Miles of Sidewalk: 121.1

Chapter 90 Funding: $1,213,763

Regional Transit Authority (RTA): GATRA

Available Public Transit Services:

Fixed Route Bus Service
Dial-a-Ride service for 60+ and persons with a disability


Number of Culverts: 144