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Population in 2012: 94,094 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 

Males: 45,280  (48.1%)
Females: 48,814  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02301, 02302.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,242 (it was $39,507 in 2000)
Brockton:

$49,242
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,231

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $217,200 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Brockton:

$217,200
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $242,968; Detached houses: $249,042; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,241; In 2-unit structures: $238,125; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,441; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,698; Mobile homes: $117,623

Median gross rent in 2012: $992.

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  • White alone - 42,480 (45.1%)
  • Black alone - 36,926 (39.2%)
  • Hispanic - 7,355 (7.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2,925 (3.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2,181 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,947 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 278 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brockton: 133.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.7%), Subsaharan African (11.1%), West Indian (10.7%), Italian (8.4%), English (5.5%), Portuguese (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 112 feet

Land area: 21.5 square miles.

Population density: 4,383 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brockton:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brockton city:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

23,264 residents are foreign born (11.7% Latin America, 9.5% Africa).

This city:  24.9%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Brockton, Massachusetts as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brockton to the number of sex offenders is 1,012 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,820 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,988 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (16.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (177.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Avon, MA (1.7 miles ), West Bridgewater, MA (2.0 miles ), Whitman, MA (2.1 miles ), Abington, MA (2.1 miles ), Holbrook, MA (2.1 miles ), Easton, MA (2.2 miles ), Stoughton, MA (2.3 miles ), East Bridgewater, MA (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 85 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $175,800

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 71.02 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Champions

Daytime population change due to commuting: -41,550 (-44.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,463 (32.4%)

Area codes: 508, 774

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Crime rates in Brockton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 259106108119996
per 100,000 2.15.39.410.56.310.68.411.79.39.79.56.3
Rapes 395844445247424253616148
per 100,000 40.561.246.146.154.849.644.144.654.966.064.650.4
Robberies 207204251231233211266199262243232225
per 100,000 215.0215.3262.9241.8245.7222.7279.4211.3271.6263.0245.8236.5
Assaults 748788767N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A870773858809
per 100,000 776.8831.7803.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A901.8836.7909.1850.2
Burglaries 7037436816656706876736957727501,037815
per 100,000 730.1784.2713.3696.2706.5725.1706.9737.9800.2811.81098.7856.5
Thefts 2,1512,1582,2522,3272,2832,2822,1632,1632,0421,6751,8052,046
per 100,000 2233.92277.62358.82436.22407.32408.52272.12296.72116.71813.11912.52150.2
Auto thefts 1,0231,2861,1631,085945738662463393445387210
per 100,000 1062.41357.31218.11135.9996.4778.9695.4491.6407.4481.7410.0220.7
Arson N/AN/AN/A232617222242211933
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A24.127.417.923.123.443.522.720.134.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 504.6570.7562.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A521.2509.4536.7479.1

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Crime rate in Brockton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 190 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Brockton, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,336 (+1.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Brockton-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Brockton city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brockton-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from Brockton center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Brockton center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brockton topographic map

Birthplace of: Al Davis - Football player, Mark Egan - Jazz musician, Scott Gordon - Ice hockey goaltender, Rocky Marciano - Heavyweight boxer, Frank Sexton (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Glenn D. Paige - Pacifist, Andrew Card - Secretary of Transportation, Thomas A. Barry - Baseball player and coach, Dave Wedge - Politician, Josh Hennessy - Ice hockey player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brockton: Gordon M. Craig.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brockton:

  • BROCKTON KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 375 WESTGATE DRIVE)
  • BROCKTON REGIONAL KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 76 CAMPANELLI INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)
  • BROCKTON VNA (Home Health Center, 500 BELMONT STREET, SUITE 200)
  • HOME CARE P R N ,INC (Home Health Center, 425 PLEASANT STREET)
  • PATHWAYS HEALTHCARE SRVS (Home Health Center, 1245 BELMONT STREET)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 20 MINUTEMAN WAY, SUITE 2)
  • POINTECARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 35 CHRISTY PLACE)
  • GODDARD MEM AND CARDINAL CUSHING MED CTR (Hospital, provides emergency services, 235 N PEARL ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 235 NORTH PEARL STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF BOSTON, INC (Hospital, 500 BELMONT STREET, SUITE 215)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE BROCKTON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 680 CENTER STREET)
  • BAYPOINTE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 50 CHRISTY PLACE)
  • BRAEMOOR N H (Nursing Home, 34 N PEARL ST)
  • BRAEMOOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 34 NORTH PEARL STREET)
  • BROCKTON RIDGE LTC CENTER (Nursing Home, 130 QUINCY AVE)
  • BROCKWOOD HEALTH CARE - OLD (Nursing Home, 227 W ELM ST, PO BOX 4220)
  • CHAMPION REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 2 BEAUMONT AVENUE)
  • EMBASSY HOUSE HEALTHCARE NURS HOME (Nursing Home, 2 BEAUMONT AVE)
  • GREENWOOD TERRACE (Nursing Home, 947 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • GUARDIAN CENTER (THE) (Nursing Home, 888 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • QUINCY ADAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 130 QUINCY AVE)
  • REGENT PARK LONG TERM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 41 LIBBY ST)
  • REGENT PARK MANOR REHAB AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 41 LIBBY STREET)
  • REGENT PARK NURS RETIREMENT HME (Nursing Home, 41 LIBBY ST)
  • SOUTHWOOD LONG TERM CARE - OLD (Nursing Home, 1330 MAIN STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 215 THATCHER STREET)
  • ST JOSEPHS MANOR (Nursing Home, 261 THATCHER ST)
  • WEST ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 804 PLEASANT ST)
  • WEST ACRES REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 804 PLEASANT STREET)
  • WOODRIDGE HOUSE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 596 SUMMER STREET)
  • WOODRIDGE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 596 SUMMER ST)

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Amtrak stations near Brockton:

  • 11 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.brocktonmass.com/bin/gov.htm

Colleges/Universities in Brockton:

  • Massasoit Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,631; Location: One Massasoit Boulevard; Public; Website: www.massasoit.mass.edu)
  • Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center (FT enrollment: 802; Location: 460 Belmont Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sctrain.com)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 730; Location: 365 Westgate Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 164; Location: 680 Centre St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.signature-healthcare.org)
  • La Baron Hairdressing Academy (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 240 Liberty St; Private, for-profit; Website: labaronacademy.com)
  • Ailano School of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 541 West St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ailanoschool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brockton:

  • Stonehill College (about 5 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 8 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Curry College (about 13 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 16 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,906)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 18 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,970)
  • Northeastern University (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 20,344)

Public high schools in Brockton:

Private high schools in Brockton:

  • CARDINAL SPELLMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 738 COURT ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MAY INSTITUTE FOR NEUROREHABILITATION (Students: 48; Location: 596 SUMMER ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Brockton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brockton:

  • TRINITY CHATOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 480; Location: 631 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BROCKTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 1367 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SOUTH SHORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 899 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • TINKER BELL KINDERGARTEN (Students: 45; Location: 816 ASH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BROCKTON AREA SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 184 W ELM ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Brockton, School District: BROCKTON

Library in Brockton:

  • BROCKTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,199,532; Location: 304 MAIN ST.; 197,389 books; 229 e-books; 6,024 audio materials; 9,351 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 183 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brockton: Montello Station (A), Brockton Station (B), Campello Station (C), Thorny Lea Golf Club (D), Pine Valley Golf Club (E), Brockton Golf Club (F), Southgate Plaza (G), Points West Plaza (H), East Ashland Shopping Plaza (I), Cary Hill Plaza (J), Brockton East Shopping Plaza (K), Brockton Country Club (L), D W Field Golf Course (M), Thorny Lea Golf Course (N), Wedgewood Country Club (O), Brockton Fire Department Station 7 (P), Brockton Fire Department Station 3 (Q), Brockton Fire Department Station 2 (R), Brockton Fire Department Station 4 (S), Brockton Fire Department Station 6 Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Mall (1), East-Way Shopping Center (2), Westgate Shopping Center (3), Brockton East Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brockton include: Word of God Church (A), Warren Avenue Baptist Church (B), Universalist Unitarian Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Salvation Army (E), Pentecostal United Methodist Church (F), Pearl Street United Methodist Church (G), Olivet Memorial Church (H), New Life Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Melrose Cemetery (1), Chevra Tilum Cemetery (2), Coweeset Cemetery (3), Union Cemetery (4), Saint Patricks Cemetery (5), Calvary Cemetery (6), Leach Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ellis Brett Pond (A), Waldo Lake (B), Cross Pond (C), Bigney Pond (D), Lower Porter Pond (E), Thirtyacre Pond (F), Upper Porter Pond (G), Flagg Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Leach Brook (A), Searles Brook (B), Salisbury Brook (C), Malfardar Brook (D), Lovett Brook (E), French Brook (F), Dorchester Brook (G), Daley Brook (H), Cary Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brockton include: Winthrop Square (1), Turkis Playground (2), South Street Historic District (3), Pulaski Square (4), Puffer Playground (5), Nelson Playground (6), Keith Memorial Field (7), Jas Edgar Playground (8), Hancock Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brockton Historical Society (Museums; 216 North Pearl Street) (1), Brockton Fire Museum (216 North Pearl Street) (2), Fuller Craft Museum (455 Oak Street) (3), Brockton City - Public Libraries- West Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 540 Forest Avenue) (4), Brockton City - Public Libraries- Main (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 304 Main Street) (5), Brockton City - Public Libraries- East Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 54 Kingman Street) (6), Brockton Fair (Arcades & Amusements; 600 Belmont) (7), COD The Cult Of Dan (Arcades & Amusements; 407 Trudy Terrace) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Cassano's Ristorante & Lounge (1005 Belmont Street) (1), Country Inn-Suites Brockton (50 Christys Drive) (2), Best Western Carlton House (1005 Belmont St) (3), Academy Inn (162 Warren Avenue) (4), Hotel Grayson (32 High Street) (5), Radisson Hotel Brockton (195 Westgate Drive) (6), Skeeter's Tavern (33 West Elm Street) (7), Radisson (195 Westgate Drive) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Courts- District Court (98 Montauk Road) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Juvenile Court- Clerk's Ofc (98 Montauk Road) (2), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Plymouth County Probate & Family Court (215 Main Street) (3), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Housing Court- Southeastern Housing Court (215 Main Street) (4), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Juvenile Court- Probation Department (98 Montauk Road) (5), Brockton Probate & Family Court (215 Main Street) (6), Mass Commonwealth - Courts- Plymouth County Superior Court (72 Belmont Street) (7), Brockton Housing Court (215 Main Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.45. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.45
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.311. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.311
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brockton and their reported violations in the past:

BROCKTON WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 109186, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-11-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-26-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2002)
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
ANMOL INC., DBA EZ MART (Serves RI, Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-26-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-23-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2003), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brockton, MA

People in group quarters in Brockton in 2010:

  • 790 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 307 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 238 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 121 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 74 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 41 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 33 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in Brockton in 2000:

  • 927 people in nursing homes
  • 185 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 185 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 183 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 163 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 79 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 79 people in religious group quarters
  • 51 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 42 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 34 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 28 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 24 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 19 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Brockton compared to Massachusetts state average:

Brockton, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Brockton (2011 data):

  • Rockland Trust Company: Brockton Branch, Brockton Branch, Brockton-Belmont St Branch, Montello Branch. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Brockton Branch, East Brockton Branch, South Brockton Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Centre Street Branch, Oak Street Branch, West Shopping Center Branch. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • The Community Bank, A Massachusetts Cooperative Bank: at 1265 Belmont Street, branch established on 1878/01/01; Brockton Branch at 276 Quincy Street, branch established on 1975/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/14: Bank assets: $324.2 mil, Deposits: $283.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Campello Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Brockton Stop & Shop Montello Branch at 932 North Montello Street, branch established on 2003/10/16; Brockton Stop And Shop Branch at 683 Belmont Street, branch established on 2002/09/25. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Mutual Federal Savings Bank of Plymouth County: East Side Branch at 656 Crescent Street, branch established on 1877/01/01; West Side Branch at 777 Belmont Street, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $260.8 mil, headquarters in Whitman, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Holbrook Co-operative Bank: Brockton Branch at 60 Crescent Street, branch established on 2009/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.9 mil, Deposits: $84.3 mil, headquarters in Holbrook, MA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Stonehill Branch at 1313 Belmont Street, branch established on 1972/11/20. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Brockton Branch at 25 Torrey St, branch established on 2002/02/19. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brockton, Massachusetts:

  • Holiday Inn Brockton, Westgate Mall, Brockton, MA 02401 , Phone: (508) 588-6300
  • Super 8 Motel, 385 Westgate Dr, Brockton, MA 02301 , Phone: (508) 588-8887
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Brockton, 124 Liberty St, Brockton, MA 02301 , Phone: (800) 331-3131, Fax: (508) 583-5355
  • Bestern Carlton House, 1005 Belmont St, Brockton, MA 02301 , Phone: (508) 588-3333, Fax: (508) 588-3333
  • Holiday Inn Express Boston Brockton, 405 Westgate Dr, Brockton, MA 02301 , Phone: (508) 588-6300, Fax: (508) 580-4384
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 50 Christy's Dr, Brockton, MA 02301 , Phone: (508) 559-0099, Fax: (508) 559-0094
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brockton, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brockton travel time to work - commute


Brockton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Brockton city (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 52$217,072$50,0940$0
Other Government Administration 13$32,320$29,8343$4,535
Judicial and Legal 5$24,057$57,7372$7,326
Police Protection - Officers 201$1,182,874$70,6190$0
Police - Other 4$18,374$55,1220$0
Firefighters 197$993,718$60,5310$0
Fire - Other 2$6,452$38,7120$0
Streets and Highways 48$256,390$64,0980$0
Welfare 3$10,902$43,6080$0
Health 17$52,273$36,8990$0
Solid Waste Management 10$39,693$47,6320$0
Sewerage 24$83,541$41,7710$0
Parks and Recreation 14$60,898$52,1980$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$13,421$80,5261$3,490
Water Supply 52$204,815$47,2650$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 2,348$8,760,517$44,773294$523,123
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 431$1,257,014$34,99878$40,292
Local Libraries 22$76,728$41,85226$38,523
Other and Unallocable 50$204,002$48,9605$10,085
Totals for Government 3,495$13,495,061$46,335409$627,374

Brockton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $16,234,000 ($172.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,993,000 ($21.18)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $183,269,000 ($1947.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,564,000 ($186.66)
    Police Protection: $15,911,000 ($169.10)
    General - Other: $13,329,000 ($141.66)
    Regular Highways: $6,563,000 ($69.75)
    Sewerage: $6,341,000 ($67.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,276,000 ($66.70)
    Water Utilities: $5,125,000 ($54.47)
    Financial Administration: $2,982,000 ($31.69)
    General Public Buildings: $2,106,000 ($22.38)
    Libraries: $1,944,000 ($20.66)
    Central Staff Services: $1,694,000 ($18.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,299,000 ($13.81)
    Health - Other: $723,000 ($7.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $690,000 ($7.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $670,000 ($7.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $627,000 ($6.66)
    Public Welfare - Other: $438,000 ($4.65)
    Parking Facilities: $366,000 ($3.89)
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000 ($0.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $147,600,000 ($1568.64)
    Corporate Bonds: $44,202,000 ($469.76)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $43,411,000 ($461.36)
    Benefit Payments: $22,668,000 ($240.91)
    Other Investments - Other: $8,651,000 ($91.94)
    Withdrawals: $778,000 ($8.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,991,000 ($42.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,637,000 ($38.65)
    Health - Other: $101,000 ($1.07)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($0.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $1,769,000 ($18.80)
    General - Other: $226,000 ($2.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,783,000 ($40.20)
    Water Utilities: $2,620,000 ($27.84)
    Regular Highways: $2,001,000 ($21.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,997,000 ($21.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $243,000 ($2.58)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($1.32)
    Parking Facilities: $76,000 ($0.81)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($0.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($0.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $32,000 ($0.34)
    General Public Building: $31,000 ($0.33)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.05)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.03)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $138,688,000 ($1473.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $361,000 ($3.84)

Brockton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,942,000 ($105.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,128,000 ($75.75)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,532,000 ($37.54)
    All Other: $1,350,000 ($14.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $870,000 ($9.25)
    Parking Facilities: $579,000 ($6.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $425,000 ($4.52)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $54,000 ($0.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($0.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($0.21)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $116,127,000 ($1234.16)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $16,401,000 ($174.30)
    Local Employee Contribution: $6,334,000 ($67.32)
    From Other Governments: $987,000 ($10.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,656,000 ($28.23)
    Education: $561,000 ($5.96)
    All Other: $304,000 ($3.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,246,000 ($23.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,794,000 ($19.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $685,000 ($7.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $172,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,698,000 ($103.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $137,955,000 ($1466.14)
    General Local Government Support: $22,677,000 ($241.00)
    All Other: $2,962,000 ($31.48)
    Highways: $1,828,000 ($19.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $295,000 ($3.14)
    Public Welfare: $210,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Property: $92,633,000 ($984.47)
    Other License: $2,228,000 ($23.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $328,000 ($3.49)

Brockton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,716,000 ($2207.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,882,000 ($1348.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,930,000 ($923.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,096,000 ($64.79)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,600,000 ($17.00)

Brockton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,989,000 ($21.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $64,387,000 ($684.28)
    Total Federal Securities: $28,910,000 ($307.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,517,000 ($696.29)

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brockton:

  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brockton:

  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WSHL-FM (91.3 FM; EASTON, MA; Owner: STONEHILL COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRPS (88.3 FM; ROCKLAND, MA; Owner: ROCKLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Brockton:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Brockton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total costs: $22,710,000
Total average daily traffic: 788,473
Total average daily truck traffic: 79,645
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,245,236

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 6
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brockton, MA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED430$180,137364$137,712967$176,59763$73,68320$644,300136$139,3312$112,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$160,97843$124,651120$189,81710$56,8001$225,00021$112,2380$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED141$170,163134$122,612634$199,00981$67,3950$085$135,6472$152,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$185,95743$137,465298$205,07015$117,0002$339,00017$307,4120$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$177,00027$145,704121$195,3229$64,8892$358,50015$180,8000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in Brockton, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$156,05917$202,9411$146,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$185,70613$230,3850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$136,9094$190,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$148,2501$192,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$143,0002$230,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 38

Incident types - Brockton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brockton, MA

Most common first names in Brockton, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,07880.5 years
John1,02073.6 years
Joseph61874.8 years
William57072.6 years
James47769.6 years
George46174.3 years
Robert45866.4 years
Helen39879.8 years
Margaret39279.6 years
Edward34072.0 years
Most common last names in Brockton, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson22777.2 years
Smith20177.1 years
Murphy17474.8 years
Anderson13778.0 years
Sullivan12975.7 years
Brown9276.0 years
Williams9072.9 years
Nelson8078.7 years
Burke7879.0 years
Martin7077.0 years
Businesses in Brockton, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3McDonald's4
AT&T1Men's Wearhouse1
Ace Hardware1Motherhood Maternity1
Aeropostale1New Balance1
American Eagle Outfitters1Nike8
AutoZone3Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Payless2
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1PetSmart1
CVS7Popeyes1
Catherines1Quality1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts19SAS Shoes1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx12Shaw's2
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop2Subway3
Goodwill2Super 81
H&R Block6T-Mobile4
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Jones New York1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS12
Kmart1Vans2
LensCrafters1Victoria's Secret1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens5
Lowe's1Walmart1
Macy's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA6
Marshalls1
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Brockton on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 (02301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Cape Verdean first ancestries"
  • #63 (02302) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (02301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Haitian first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joseph Pierre (8)
  • John J. Erickson (8)
  • Valentino Tramontano (8)
  • Philip R. Buzby (7)
  • Paul Steven Vincuilla (5)
  • Gerald N. Nkwantah (4)
  • Phillip Richard Buzby (3)
  • Philip Richard Buzby (3)
  • Mirko Hrovat (3)
  • Phyllis J. Keys (3)

Total of 84 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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