Living in Brockton, MA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Brockton SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
4

Brockton, MA Crime Report

2,939
Total Crimes
3,063.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
19.30%
Above National Average

Brockton, MA Cost Of Living

120
Brockton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Brockton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Brockton is a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States; the population was 95,314 in the 2015 Census. Brockton, along with Plymouth, are the county seats of Plymouth County. Brockton is the seventh largest city in Massachusetts and is sometimes referred to as the "City of Champions", due to the success of native boxers Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler, as well as its successful Brockton High School sports programs. Two of the villages within the city are Montello and Campello, both have the distinction of having their own MBTA Commuter Rail Stations and post offices. Campello is the smallest neighborhood in the city, but also the most populous. Brockton hosts a baseball team, the Brockton Rox. Brockton is one of the windiest cities in the United States, with an average wind speed of 14.3 mph.
Population
95,426
Unemployment
8.9%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$245,300
Median Income
$55,140
Median Rent
$1,088

Brockton, MA Photos

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Rankings for Brockton in Massachusetts

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Map Of Brockton, MA

Population over time in Brockton

Year Population % Change
2017 95,426 0.3%
2016 95,161 0.4%
2015 94,813 0.3%
2014 94,532 0.3%
2013 94,267 0.4%
2012 93,911 -0.0%
2011 93,916 0.0%
2010 93,916 0.1%
2009 93,869 -
Crime/100k Brockton MA USA
Violent Crime 904.9 338.1 368.9
Murder 9.4 2.0 5.0
Robbery 189.7 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 630.7 241.2 246.8
Property Crime 2159.0 1263.3 2199.5
Burglary 278.4 200.8 376.0
Larceny 1559.6 966.8 1594.6
Car Theft 321.1 95.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Brockton

White
34.3% (32,737)
African American
40.8% (38,947)
American Indian
0.2% (199)
Asian
1.6% (1,528)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
9.1% (8,655)
Two Or More
2.9% (2,762)
Hispanic
11.1% (10,598)
Race Brockton MA USA
White 34.3% 72.2% 61.1%
African American 40.8% 6.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 6.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 9.1% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.1% 11.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Brockton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
7.9% (751,371)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (626,143)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.7% (929,421)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (840,693)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (1,212,225)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (1,546,959)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,229,733)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.7% (1,501,556)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (564,715)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (339,779)
Income Brockton MA USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 5.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.7% 7.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 9.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 14.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.7% 17.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 9.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 12.0% 7.0%

Gender in Brockton

Female
52.3% (49,898)
Male
47.7% (45,528)
Gender Brockton MA USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brockton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (7,634)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (8,588)
High School / GED
34.0% (32,444)
Some College
21.0% (20,039)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (8,588)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (12,405)
Master's Degree
4.0% (3,817)
Professional Degree
1.0% (954)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (954)
Education Brockton MA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Brockton

Overall User Rating
4.5
/5

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I live in Brockton and in the summer it's Worst out here ! it's funny how Boston is not up there if you live in MA you would know how bad Boston is


HomeSnacks User

Brockton gets a bad rep. There are large portions of the city that are beautiful and despite the school system being overpopulated, there are plenty of opportunities for students that want to succeed.

Favorite places: Westside Pizza Shop, Fuller Craft Museum, Rocky Marciano Stadium.

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