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Attleboro is a city in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named after Attleborough, England.

The latitude of Attleboro is 41.944N. The longitude is -71.286W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,502.


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Median household income
Local
$50,807
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Attleboro demographic reports
Attleboro is in southeastern Massachusetts
Once an important textile center
Public transportation: Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 139. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Capron Park Zoo
Wildlife: Cottontail rabbits, red-winged blackbirds, yellow-rumped warblers, downy woodpeckers and foxes inhabit the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

Attleboro attractions: LaSalette Shrine
Historic sites and museums: Attleboro Museum, La Salette Shrine
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
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National index: 100
Local index: 90

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Attleboro residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Attleboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Attleboro was $22,660, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Attleboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Attleboro include Hebronville Mill Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Attleboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $531.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,276.


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Libraries in Attleboro include Attleboro Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Attleboro include Attleboro Sun Chronicle

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The average commute time for Attleboro workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Attleboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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