Taunton is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Taunton is part of Bristol County. Taunton has 46.70 square miles of land area and 1.71 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Taunton population is 55,874, which has shrunk 0.18% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Taunton median household income is $53,600 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 24.85% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.91% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Taunton median house value is $285,200 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 95.61% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 79.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Taunton is worse than the state average in quality. The Taunton area code is 508.
Taunton, MA Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data