Middleborough Center, Massachusetts

Middleborough Center, Massachusetts

Middleborough Center, Massachusetts
Census-designated place
Centre Street
Centre Street
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Plymouth
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Land 4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,319
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (700/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 25-40885

Middleborough Center is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Middleborough in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 7,319 at the 2010 census.[1]


Middleborough Center is located at (41.894045, -70.919148).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.5 km² (4.1 mi²), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 6,913 people, 2,614 households, and 1,649 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 657.4/km² (1,700.7/mi²). There were 2,759 housing units at an average density of 262.4/km² (678.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.01% White, 1.71% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.01% of the population.

There were 2,614 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,906, and the median income for a family was $52,340. Males had a median income of $38,422 versus $28,194 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,920. About 6.3% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Middleborough Center CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder".