Uxbridge is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 14,195 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Uxbridge is the 145th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Uxbridge are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Uxbridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Uxbridge is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Uxbridge who work in management occupations (15.34%), sales jobs (9.70%), and office and administrative support (8.75%).
Also of interest is that Uxbridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Uxbridge is also a town of artists. Uxbridge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Uxbridge’s character.
Uxbridge is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Uxbridge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Uxbridge, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Uxbridge is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.92% of adults in Uxbridge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Uxbridge in 2018 was $41,542, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,168 for a family of four. However, Uxbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Uxbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Uxbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Uxbridge include Irish, Italian, French, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Uxbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.