Brockton Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Brockton?

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There are 95,740 residents in Brockton, with a median age of 35.6. Of this, 47.37% are males and 52.63% are females. US-born citizens make up 62.97% of the resident pool in Brockton, while non-US-born citizens account for 23.91%. Additionally, 13.11% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 80,612 people in Brockton currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 95,740 0.2%
Male Population 45,355 -0.4%
Female Population 50,385 0.7%
Male population 47.37%
Female population 52.63%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.6 -0.3%
Citizen US Born 60,291 -2.2%
Citizen not US Born 22,893 2.6%
Not Citizen 12,556 8.2%
Citizen US Born 62.97%
Citizen not US Born 23.91%
Not Citizen 13.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,145 -10.8%
Moved from Same County 7,682 -9.1%
Moved from Same State 3,730 -2.1%
Moved from Different State 989 -23.9%
Same House as Last Year 80,612 1.5%
Moved from Abroad 1.22%
Moved from Same County 8.16%
Moved from Same State 3.96%
Moved from Different State 1.05%
Same House as Last Year 85.61%

What are the employment statistics in Brockton?

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White-collar workers make up 74.3% of the working population in Brockton, while blue-collar employees account for 25.7%. There are also 2,369 entrepreneurs in Brockton (5.09% of the workforce); 32,140 workers employed in private companies (69.09%); and 5,211 people working in governmental institutions (11.2%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 34,564 -1.1%
Blue Collar 11,956 -0.5%
White Collar 74.3%
Blue Collar 25.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,369 26.8%
Private Companies 32,140 -4.0%
Governmental Workers 5,211 -1.3%
Not for Profit Companies 6,800 7.8%
Self Employees 5.09%
Private Companies 69.09%
Governmental Workers 11.2%
Not for Profit Companies 14.62%

How many households are there in Brockton?

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There are a total of 31,459 households in Brockton, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 71.35% of these Brockton households, while non-family units account for the remaining 28.65%. Additionally, 41.47% of households have children and 58.53% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 31,459 -1.1%
Average People Per Household 3 1.4%
Family Households 22,446 3.8%
Non-family Households 9,013 -11.6%
Family Households 71.35%
Non-family Households 28.65%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 13,046 5.9%
Households without Children 18,413 -5.6%
Households with Children 41.47%
Households without Children 58.53%

What are the median and average incomes in Brockton?

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The average annual household income in Brockton is $82,035, while the median household income sits at $62,249 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $64,297, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $76,091. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $42,721 and $43,490, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $82,035 6.1%
Median Household Income $62,249 6.5%
People below Poverty Level 12,156 -11.1%
People above Poverty Level 80,526 1.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Brockton?

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There are 33,588 housing units in Brockton, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1957. Of the 31,459 occupied housing units in Brockton, 56.02% are owner-occupied, while 43.98% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 78.92% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $282,700. In general, housing costs reach $1,456 per month in Brockton.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 33,588 -0.8%
Median Year Built 1957 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 12,623 -1.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,676 -2.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,389 -13.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 4,940 -0.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,632 4.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,333 -2.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,261 13.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,182 3.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 552 19.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 31,459 -1.1%
Owner Occupied 17,622 0.7%
Renter Occupied 13,837 -3.3%
Owner Occupied 56.02%
Renter Occupied 43.98%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 13,908 2.1%
Without Mortgage 3,714 -4.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $282,700 5.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $268,000 6.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,456 6.4%
With Mortgage 78.92%
Without Mortgage 21.08%

What is the level of education in Brockton?

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Approximately 44.1% of the population in Brockton holds a high school degree (that's 31,270 residents), while 22% have attained a college certificate (16,383 locals) and 12.29% have a bachelor's degree (8,712 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 7,052 8.5%
Some High School 31,270 1.1%
Some College 16,383 -7.0%
Associate Degree 4,953 -2.4%
Bachelor's Degree 8,712 -3.7%
Graduate Degree 3,326 -1.1%
No High School 9.94%
Some High School 44.1%
Some College 22%
Associate Degree 6.98%
Bachelor's Degree 12.29%
Graduate Degree 4.69%

What is the marital status of Brockton residents?

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A total of 32,362 people in Brockton have never been married (which represents 42.78% of the total population), while 31,781 of them are wedded (42.02%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,713 (3.59%) and 7,670 (10.14%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 32,362 -0.1%
Married 31,781 2.8%
Separated 2,713 3.0%
Widowed 3,828 -11.2%
Divorced 7,670 -9.0%
Never Married 42.78%
Married 42.02%
Separated 3.59%
Widowed 5.06%
Divorced 10.14%

What are the most common means of transportation in Brockton?

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The top three means of transportation people in Brockton use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and subway or elevated. A total of 38,785 residents commute by car, 1,575 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 917 by subway or elevated.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 38,785 -1.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,575 -9.4%
Subway or Elevated 917 N/A
Bicycle 52 -58.4%
Motorcycle 7 16.7%
TaxiCab 208 258.6%
Walk 875 -6.8%

What is the median and average household income in Brockton by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
02301 63,920 20,675 $57,977.00 $78,059.00
02302 31,820 10,784 $70,986.00 $89,657.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 02301 02302

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