Living in Taunton, MA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Taunton SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Taunton, MA Crime Report

599
Total Crimes
1,045.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-59.30%
Below National Average

Taunton, MA Cost Of Living

115
Taunton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Taunton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Taunton is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, located approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of Boston, 18 miles (29 km) east of Providence, 10 miles (16 km) north of Fall River, 20 miles (32 km) north of New Bedford, and 25 miles (40 km) west of Plymouth. It is the seat of Bristol County. Taunton is situated on the Taunton River which winds its way through the city on its way to Mount Hope Bay, 10 miles (16 km) to the south. At the 2010 census, the city had a population of 55,874. Thomas Hoye Jr. is the current mayor of Taunton, and has held the position since 2012.
Population
56,963
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$260,700
Median Income
$62,185
Median Rent
$988

Taunton, MA Photos

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Rankings for Taunton in Massachusetts

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Map Of Taunton, MA

Population over time in Taunton

Year Population % Change
2017 56,963 0.2%
2016 56,826 0.6%
2015 56,504 0.4%
2014 56,276 0.4%
2013 56,056 0.2%
2012 55,953 0.0%
2011 55,951 0.0%
2010 55,930 -0.0%
2009 55,954 -
Crime/100k Taunton MA USA
Violent Crime 424.1 338.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 61.1 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 331.6 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 621.2 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 146.6 200.8 376.0
Larceny 432.8 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 41.9 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Taunton

White
78.1% (44,506)
African American
8.1% (4,614)
American Indian
0.0% (13)
Asian
1.4% (814)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
2.2% (1,251)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,288)
Hispanic
7.9% (4,477)
Race Taunton MA USA
White 78.1% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 8.1% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 2.2% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.9% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Taunton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
6.4% (366,931)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (284,250)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (476,317)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (606,246)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (677,886)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (897,942)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.6% (829,897)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.6% (944,675)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (364,620)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (247,531)
Income Taunton MA USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.6% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Taunton

Female
52.1% (29,684)
Male
47.9% (27,278)
Gender Taunton MA USA
Female 52.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Taunton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (3,987)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,557)
High School / GED
33.0% (18,797)
Some College
21.0% (11,962)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (5,696)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (8,544)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,848)
Professional Degree
1.0% (569)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Taunton MA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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