Brockton, Massachusetts Rental Market Trends
Any shifts in rent prices brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet reflected in the statistics on this page. Please bear this in mind when referencing the data below, as it may not accurately describe the current context of the Brockton, Massachusetts rental market.
Average Apartment Rent in March 2022
Y-o-Y Change in Average
Compared to a year ago, Brockton, Massachusetts apartments have recorded a 3.5% rent increase.
Brockton, Massachusetts |Average apartment rent trend
Brockton, Massachusetts| Average apartment rent
Brockton, Massachusetts | Apartment rent ranges
At 42.3%, apartments priced $1,000 - $1,500 represent the bulk of Brockton, Massachusetts rentals, while condos priced Over $2,000 hold the lowest share of the market – 21.68%.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Housing tenure**
Renters take up 45% of Brockton, Massachusetts real estate, occupying a total of 14,310 units, while homeowners live in 17,507 properties.
Median number of rooms of renter-occupied housing units**
Renter median household income**
Average household size of renter-occupied housing units**
Rental vacancy rate**
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied housing units by no. of bedrooms**
There are 5,029 rentals in Brockton, Massachusetts with 2 beds making up the highest share of the market, at 35%. Units with 5 or more beds, on the other hand, hold the lowest percentage (1%), amounting to 84 units. Overall, the median number of rooms in Brockton, Massachusetts homes for rent is 4.2.
Brockton, Massachusetts |Renter-occupied units by age of householder**
Most condos for rent in Brockton, Massachusetts are occupied by residents in the 35 - 44 years age group (21%), followed by those in the 25 - 34 years age group (20%). At the same time, people in the 85 years and over age group make up the lowest share of the local rental market – 3%.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied housing units by family type**
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied housing units by the presence of own children**
A total of 8,343 apartments for rent in Brockton, Massachusetts, or 58% of all rentals are family households. Additionally, 39% of rental homes include children under the age of 18 – that’s 5,548 units. All in all, the median size of a renter-occupied household in Brockton, Massachusetts is 2.59.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied housing units by educational attainment**
In terms of education, renters holding bachelor degrees or higher make up 12% of the rental market. In contrast, residents with less than a high school degree reside in 25% of the homes for rent in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied units by year structure built**
The highest share of Brockton, Massachusetts apartment rentals, namely 41% or 5,912 units, were Built 1939 or earlier, followed by those Built 1970 - 1979 (20%, 2,842 units), and the ones Built 1960 - 1969 (10%, 1,410 units).
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied units by year householder moved in**
Median year renter moved into unit2013
Most Brockton, Massachusetts renters (37%) moved in 2010 to 2014, while only 3% of them moved in 1989 or earlier. Overall, the median year renters have occupied their Brockton, Massachusetts condos for rent is 2013.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Renter-occupied housing units by vehicles available**
When it comes to transportation options, 48% of Brockton, Massachusetts renters have 1 vehicle available per household, 30% of them have No vehicle available, and 19% have 2 vehicles available.
Brockton, Massachusetts | Means of transportation to work of householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Brockton, Massachusetts |Geographical mobility in the past year for householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Brockton, Massachusetts | Average apartment rent by zip codes
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Brockton, Massachusetts apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.
*Average single-family rent calculated from point2homes.com data.
**Data sourced from U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates