The Greater Marlborough Region includes the four communities of Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, and Westborough. The Region is centered around the city of Marlborough with a year 2010 population of 90,000 and a resident labor force of about 50,000. Residents are well educated with incomes above state and national averages. The Region is a major importer of labor as the number of jobs located in the Greater Marlborough Region exceeds the number of residents in the local labor force.
Greater Marlborough lies in the heart of the high technology and high growth corridor bordering Route I-495, with convenient access to I-495, the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90), Route 9, and Route 20. The Region is home to firms such as Acosta, Concord Communications, Hewlett Packard Corporation, Ken's Foods and Sun Microsystems as well as thousands of smaller businesses.