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Population in 2010: 3,390. Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 

Males: 1,679  (49.5%)
Females: 1,711  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01506.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,608 (it was $45,655 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$59,608
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,819

Brookfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,013 (it was $118,600 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$205,013
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $263,087; Detached houses: $321,925; Townhouses or other attached units: $353,904; In 2-unit structures: $240,237; Mobile homes: $96,986
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Brookfield races chart
  • White alone - 3,265 (96.3%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 44 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.09%)

Races in Brookfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookfield: 338.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (23.4%), English (17.2%), Irish (16.8%), French Canadian (14.4%), Polish (8.4%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1718

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brookfield:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield town:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

43 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Brookfield, Massachusetts as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brookfield to the number of sex offenders is 3,400 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brookfield town:  1.5% ($1,803)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Brookfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (15.8 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (52.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (140.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: East Brookfield, MA (1.8 miles ), West Brookfield, MA (1.9 miles ), North Brookfield, MA (2.2 miles ), Warren, MA (2.2 miles ), Fiskdale, MA (2.4 miles ), Spencer, MA (2.5 miles ), Sturbridge, MA (2.7 miles ), Brimfield, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 72.10 W

Brookfield household income distribution Brookfield home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Brookfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brookfield, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Brookfield town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
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 13.7 miles away from Brookfield 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 12.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.7 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 82.1 miles away from Brookfield 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 56.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Theodore Foster - Politician, Dwight Foster (1757–1823) - Politician, William Appleton (politician) - Politician, Edward Gardiner Howe - Educator, James Reed (soldier) - General, Philip Henry Savage - Poet, Tom Niland - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Brookfield:

  • GUARDIAN HOSPICE OF MASSACHUSETTS, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)
  • QUABOAG REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WEST BROOKFIELD, MA)
  • FAMILY HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPENCER, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Brookfield, MA

Amtrak station near Brookfield:

  • 17 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:

  • Worcester State College (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,643)
  • Clark University (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Assumption College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • Western New England College (about 23 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 2,859)

Public elementary/middle school in Brookfield:

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Library in Brookfield:

  • MERRICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $107,913; Location: 2 LINCOLN STREET; 23,116 books; 525 audio materials; 2,782 video materials; 34 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brookfield: Brookfield Fire Department (A), Brookfield Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brookfield include: Saint Marys Church (A), Brookfield Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Brookfield Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Brookfield include: Brookfield Common Historic District (1), Mall Common (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Massachusetts Commonwealth - Trial Court- East Brookfield District Court- Judges L (544 East Main).

 
Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.22. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.22
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.06
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59

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

BROOKFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
WAGON WHEEL COOP. CORP. (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
NANATOMQUA MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-1999), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and OCT-24-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 113 regular monitoring violations
BROOKFIELD MEADOWS (Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and FEB-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1999 and AUG-17-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2001)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.4%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brookfield, MA

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Brookfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (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 Brookfield town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

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

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARE (1250 AM; 5 kW; WARE, MA; Owner: SUCCESS SIGNAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookfield:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brookfield, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $2,804,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,812
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 53,238

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brookfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • High St (Lat: 42.211389 Lon: -72.093056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPUN399
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon
    Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • PUMP STATION, 1 Herbert Road (Lat: 42.201889 Lon: -72.052500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQFZ565
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2006, Expiration Date: 11/16/2016, Certifier: Bruce Clarke
    Registrant: Brookfield, Town Of, 6 Central Street, Brookfield, MA 01506, Phone: (508) 867-5722, Fax: (508) 867-5091, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Lat: 42.166750 Lon: -72.082833, Call Sign: WNTR392
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.618 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2018
    Registrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave, Nw Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • RAGGED HILL, Off Ragged Hill Rd (Lat: 42.288361 Lon: -72.182750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WPOR399
    Assigned Frequencies: 6715.62 MHz, 11623.7 MHz, 11623.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
    Registrant: Ess, Inc., 613 Delaware Ave, Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2445Y , Serial Number: 17249745, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 70 Quaboag St, Brookfield, MA 01506
  • Aircraft: RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC. RALLY RX7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (None)
    N-Number: 27985 , Serial Number: RX7-428, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 57 Shore Rd, N Brookfield, MA 01535
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 6359E , Serial Number: RX8-3130, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 11/04/1991
    Registrant (Corporation): Worcester County Hot Air Ballooning, 57 Shore Rd, N Brookfield, MA 01535


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Businesses in Brookfield, MA

  • U-Haul: 1

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