Brookfield, Massachusetts

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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 2017: $67,139 (it was $45,655 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$67,139
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,710 (it was $20,144 in 2000)

Brookfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $233,790 (it was $118,600 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$233,790
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $332,998; detached houses: $355,067; townhouses or other attached units: $261,841; in 2-unit structures: $235,835; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,988; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,758; mobile homes: $107,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Brookfield: 128.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Brookfield, MA (2010)
    • 3,26596.3%White alone
    • 611.8%Two or more races
    • 441.3%Hispanic
    • 100.3%Black alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 30.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Brookfield, Massachusetts as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brookfield is 424 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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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).

Brookfield, Massachusetts map

43 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Brookfield town:

1.5% ($1,803)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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+: Bronx, NY (131.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 72.10 W

Distribution of median household income in Brookfield, MA in 2017
Brookfield satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Brookfield, MA residents
Average permit cost in Brookfield, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Brookfield, MA
Historical housing units in Brookfield, MA
Most common industries in Brookfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Brookfield, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)

Average climate in Brookfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brookfield, Massachusetts average temperatures Brookfield, Massachusetts average precipitation Brookfield, Massachusetts humidity Brookfield, Massachusetts wind speed Brookfield, Massachusetts snowfall Brookfield, Massachusetts sunshine Brookfield, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.4. This is about average.

City:

72.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.13. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.13
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 14% smaller 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 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
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 Brookfield 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 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookfield topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • OVERLOOK VNA AND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHARLTON, MA)
  • BAYSTATE MARY LANE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WARE, MA)
  • HARRINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOUTHBRIDGE, 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 University (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,426)
  • Clark University (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Assumption College (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 18 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,877)
  • Western New England University (about 23 miles; Springfield, MA; FT enrollment: 3,477)

Public elementary/middle school in Brookfield:

See full list of schools located in Brookfield

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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

BROOKFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,138, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
WAGON WHEEL COMMUNITY, INC. (Population served: 228, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
NANATOMQUA MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 123, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
BROOKFIELD MEADOWS MHP (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-05-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2006)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 26 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%
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield:

Marital status in Brookfield, MA
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brookfield, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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
Worcester County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Worcester County:

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Businesses in Brookfield, MA

  • U-Haul: 1

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)
Brookfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brookfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.4mTotal length
  • $3,190,000Total costs
  • 32,850Total average daily traffic
  • 1,659Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,499Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 08/20/2016, Expiration Date: 11/16/2026, Certifier: Bruce Clarke, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Lat: 42.166750 Lon: -72.082833, Call Sign: WNTR392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.618 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2018, Expiration Date: 03/31/2028, Registrant: Utilities Technology Council, 1129 20th St Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, 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: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 12/31/2028, Registrant: Massachusetts State Police, 470 Worchester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, Phone: (508) 820-2222, 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 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 102AC , Serial Number: 17271882, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas A Lord, 29 Town Farm Rd, Brookfield, MA 01506
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Frank N Mosher, 70 Quaboag St, Brookfield, MA 01506
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/1991
    Registrant (Corporation): Worcester County Hot Air Ballooning, 57 Shore Rd, N Brookfield, MA 01535

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brookfield, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (71.7%), and Outside Fires (15.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brookfield, MA
    • 10471.7%Structure Fires
    • 2215.2%Outside Fires
    • 1510.3%Other
    • 42.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookfield, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brookfield, MA
  • 73.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brookfield, MA
  • 44.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood


Brookfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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