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Home of the New England Patriots

Foxborough is a town in Norfolk County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.

The community was named after Charles James Fox, British statesman who supported the colonies

The latitude of Foxborough is 42.066N. The longitude is -71.233W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,246.


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Median household income
Local
$64,323
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Foxborough demographic reports
The Foxborough Foundry cast cannon balls for the Continental Army; straw bonnet making was another early industry
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "Outside Providence"
Nearby parks & recreation: Foxborough State Forest, F. Gilbert Hills State Forest
Sports teams: New England Patriots (National Football League), New England Revolution (Major League Soccer)
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Foxborough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Norfolk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02035 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Foxborough residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Foxborough ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Foxborough was $32,294, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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38% of Foxborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Foxborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $735.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,532.


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Libraries in Foxborough include Boyden Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Foxborough include Foxboro Reporter

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The average commute time for Foxborough workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Foxborough include Comfort Inn Foxboro, Courtyard by Marriott Foxboro, Residence Inn Boston-Foxborough.

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