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Brockton INFORMATION

Population: 92,614

Male 48% Female 51%
Married 48%
Single 51%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

8/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Brockton has a low population density. Brockton is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,314 Brockton
27,441 New York

City Info

Brockton, MA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Brockton has a population density of 4,314, with 92,614 current residents.

Out of the 92,614 current residents, 48% are male and 51% are female. 48% of the residents are married and 51% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Best air quality

Weather

  • 55% Sun
  • 46% Rain
  • 30% Snow

Condition

50°F average temperature

  • 50 years Median home age
  • $143,450 Median home price
  • -15.93% Home appreciation rate
  • 13.98% Annual property tax
  • 53.1%
    Homes owned
  • 43.2%
    Homes rented
  • 3.8%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Brockton, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 46% rainy, and 30% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Brockton, you should know that 53.1% of homes are owned while 43.2% of homes are rented, and 3.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $143,450, the median age of homes is 50 years, the annual home appreciation is -15.93% and the annual property tax is 13.98%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    36
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Brockton, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Brockton’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Brockton is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.74% Democratic, 28.89% Republican, and 1.37% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

11%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:14

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    8.4%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    30%
  • Service Occupations
    17.7%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    20.5%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    7.7%
  • 76%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 10%
    Bachelors degree
  • 4%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Brockton, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.00% of residents are unemployed in Brockton (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Brockton residents: 8.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.63% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.7% are in the customer service field, 30% are in the sales field, 0.02% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 20.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 75.74%, 7.25% of residents have an associate’s degree, 9.57% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.36% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Brockton, you should be aware that the average commute time is 31 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Brockton have a few different options. 72% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 8% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.

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