Brockton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 95,672 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 43,883  (45.9%)
Females: 51,789  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02301, 02302.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,357 (it was $39,507 in 2000)
Brockton:

$58,357
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,252 (it was $17,163 in 2000)

Brockton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $264,200 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Brockton:

$264,200
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $256,736; detached houses: $262,449; townhouses or other attached units: $148,835; in 2-unit structures: $253,670; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $375,980; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,558

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,125.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brockton: 135.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 25.3% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brockton, MA (2017)
    • 38,62240.4%Black alone
    • 27,54128.8%White alone
    • 15,00215.7%Other race alone
    • 8,9299.3%Hispanic
    • 2,9223.1%Two or more races
    • 2,1632.3%Asian alone
    • 4850.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 101 registered sex offenders living in Brockton, Massachusetts as of February 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brockton is 947 to 1.


Crime rates in Brockton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
10
(10.6)
8
(8.4)
11
(11.7)
9
(9.3)
9
(9.7)
9
(9.5)
6
(6.3)
9
(9.5)
12
(12.7)
6
(6.3)
3
(3.2)
7
(7.3)
9
(9.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
47
(49.6)
42
(44.1)
42
(44.6)
53
(54.9)
61
(66.0)
61
(64.6)
48
(50.4)
87
(92.1)
64
(67.8)
67
(70.5)
83
(87.2)
93
(96.9)
72
(75.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
211
(222.7)
266
(279.4)
199
(211.3)
262
(271.6)
243
(263.0)
232
(245.8)
225
(236.5)
228
(241.4)
192
(203.3)
147
(154.7)
169
(177.5)
172
(179.1)
182
(189.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A870
(901.8)
773
(836.7)
858
(909.1)
809
(850.2)
838
(887.3)
724
(766.7)
722
(759.6)
774
(813.1)
645
(671.8)
605
(630.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
687
(725.1)
673
(706.9)
695
(737.9)
772
(800.2)
750
(811.8)
1,037
(1,099)
815
(856.5)
865
(915.8)
572
(605.8)
414
(435.6)
512
(537.9)
327
(340.6)
267
(278.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,282
(2,409)
2,163
(2,272)
2,163
(2,297)
2,042
(2,117)
1,675
(1,813)
1,805
(1,912)
2,046
(2,150)
2,100
(2,223)
2,098
(2,222)
1,474
(1,551)
1,498
(1,574)
1,250
(1,302)
1,496
(1,560)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
738
(778.9)
662
(695.4)
463
(491.6)
393
(407.4)
445
(481.7)
387
(410.0)
210
(220.7)
224
(237.2)
230
(243.6)
260
(273.5)
280
(294.2)
384
(399.9)
308
(321.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
17
(17.9)
22
(23.1)
22
(23.4)
42
(43.5)
21
(22.7)
19
(20.1)
33
(34.7)
20
(21.2)
15
(15.9)
7
(7.4)
13
(13.7)
16
(16.7)
7
(7.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)498.9493.1468.2497.7486.5512.6457.6514.6444.7381.7416.1388.1369.4

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City-data.com crime index in Brockton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 207 (183 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Brockton, MA City Guides:

Ancestries: Cape Verdean (23.3%), Haitian (14.8%), Irish (7.1%), Italian (3.9%), Brazilian (2.9%), American (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 112 feet

Land area: 21.5 square miles.

Population density: 4,457 people per square mile   (average).

Brockton, Massachusetts map

28,022 residents are foreign born (13.1% Latin America, 12.7% Africa).

This city:

29.1%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,453 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,611 (1.4%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (170.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 42.08 N, Longitude: 71.02 W

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

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,827 (-7.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,744 (31.8%)

Area codes: 508, 774

Distribution of median household income in Brockton, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brockton, MA in 2017
Brockton satellite photo by USGS

Brockton tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2014: 53 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2015: 61 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2016: 78 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2017: 59 buildings, average cost: $166,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Brockton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Brockton, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Brockton, MA
Historical housing units in Brockton, MA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,336 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Brockton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Brockton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.3%)

Average climate in Brockton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brockton, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.229. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.56. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.56
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.439. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.29
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0129. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0129
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Brockton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 53% 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 90% 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 211.9 miles away from Brockton 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 102.3 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 214.7 miles away from Brockton 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 209.2 miles away from Brockton 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 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 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 Plymouth County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brockton topographic map

Hospitals in Brockton:

  • GODDARD MEM AND CARDINAL CUSHING MED CTR (provides emergency services, 235 N PEARL ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 235 NORTH PEARL STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF BOSTON, INC (500 BELMONT STREET, SUITE 215)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE BROCKTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 680 CENTER STREET)

Nursing Homes in Brockton:

  • BAYPOINTE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED CARE CENTER (50 CHRISTY PLACE)
  • BRAEMOOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (34 NORTH PEARL STREET)
  • BROCKWOOD HEALTH CARE - OLD (227 W ELM ST, PO BOX 4220)
  • EMBASSY HOUSE HEALTHCARE NURS HOME (2 BEAUMONT AVE)
  • GUARDIAN CENTER (THE) (888 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • REGENT PARK LONG TERM CARE CENTER (41 LIBBY ST)
  • REGENT PARK NURS RETIREMENT HME (41 LIBBY ST)
  • ST JOSEPH MANOR NURSING HOME (215 THATCHER STREET)
  • WEST ACRES NURSING HOME (804 PLEASANT ST)
  • WOODRIDGE HOUSE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (596 SUMMER STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Brockton:

  • BROCKTON KIDNEY CENTER (375 WESTGATE DRIVE)
  • BROCKTON REGIONAL KIDNEY CENTER (76 CAMPANELLI INDUSTRIAL DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Brockton:

  • BROCKTON VNA (500 BELMONT STREET, SUITE 200)
  • HOME CARE P R N ,INC (425 PLEASANT STREET)
  • PATHWAYS HEALTHCARE SRVS (1245 BELMONT STREET)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA HOME HEALTHCARE (20 MINUTEMAN WAY, SUITE 2)
  • POINTECARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (35 CHRISTY PLACE)

Heliports located in Brockton:

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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.

Colleges/Universities in Brockton:

  • Massasoit Community College (Full-time enrollment: 5,442; Location: One Massasoit Boulevard; Public; Website: www.massasoit.mass.edu)
  • Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center (Full-time enrollment: 616; Location: 460 Belmont Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sctrain.com)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Brockton (Full-time enrollment: 292; Location: 365 Westgate Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 191; Location: 680 Centre St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bhson.org)
  • Ailano School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 541 West St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theailanoschool.com)
  • La Baron Hairdressing Academy-Brockton (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 240 Liberty St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.labarononline.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brockton:

  • Stonehill College (about 4 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • Bridgewater State University (about 8 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 9,802)
  • Quincy College (about 12 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • Curry College (about 12 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 17 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 18 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,418)
  • MCPHS University (about 19 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 5,491)

Public high schools in Brockton:

  • BROCKTON HIGH (Students: 4,328, Location: 470 FOREST AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • B B RUSSELL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 101, Location: 175 WARREN AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)
  • GODDARD ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 56, Location: 20 UNION STREET, Grades: 4-12)
  • BROCKTON CHAMPION HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 175 WARREN AVENUE, Grades: 8-12)
  • EDISON ACADEMY (Location: 470 FOREST AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Brockton:

  • CARDINAL SPELLMAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 668, Location: 738 COURT ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • MAY INSTITUTE FOR NEUROREHABILITATION (Students: 56, Location: 596 SUMMER ST, Grades: 3-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Brockton:

  • EDGAR B DAVIS (Students: 848, Location: 380 PLAIN STREET, Grades: KG-8)
  • BROOKFIELD (Students: 749, Location: 135 JON DRIVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • JOSEPH F. PLOUFFE ACADEMY (Students: 717, Location: 250 CRESCENT STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • LOUIS F ANGELO ELEMENTARY (Students: 697, Location: 472 NORTH MAIN STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • OSCAR F RAYMOND (Students: 688, Location: 125 OAK STREET, Grades: KG-8)
  • HANCOCK (Students: 673, Location: 125 PEARL STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • DOWNEY (Students: 566, Location: 55 ELECTRIC AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY (Students: 507, Location: 900 ASH STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • ASHFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 425, Location: 225 COE ROAD, Grades: 6-8)
  • HUNTINGTON (Students: 420, Location: 1121 WARREN AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Brockton:

  • TRINITY CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 556, Location: 37 ERIE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DOVECREST MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 96, Location: 460 BELMONT ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • BROCKTON AREA SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 83, Location: 243 COURT ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BROCKTON WATER COMMISSION (Population served: 93,810, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-27-2014)
WOLFEBORO 7 ELEVEN NO 32506 (Serves NH, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-05-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Brockton:

Marital status in Brockton, MA
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Brockton:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brockton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Brockton:

(Brockton, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Brockton, MA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
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: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Plymouth 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.
Massachusetts:

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

7.9%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

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

16.3%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brockton:

48.9%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brockton:

46.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Brockton:

29.2
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brockton:

35.3%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brockton, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,601$8,284,664$62,096374$245,409
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 499$1,941,344$46,68652$40,557
Firefighters 197$868,591$52,9090$0
Police Protection - Officers 193$1,851,657$115,1290$0
Financial Administration 46$267,229$69,7120$0
Other and Unallocable 46$155,186$40,4830$0
Water Supply 40$206,803$62,0410$0
Streets and Highways 38$223,734$70,6530$0
Local Libraries 36$130,736$43,5790$0
Other Government Administration 30$107,351$42,9400$0
Health 22$87,316$47,6270$0
Sewerage 22$111,906$61,0400$0
Solid Waste Management 14$61,039$52,3190$0
Parks and Recreation 11$61,876$67,5010$0
Judicial and Legal 7$52,071$89,2650$0
Police - Other 6$29,125$58,2500$0
Welfare 6$25,971$51,9420$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$10,888$32,6640$0
Fire - Other 2$9,829$58,9740$0
Totals for Government 2,820$14,487,316$61,648426$285,966

Brockton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,819,000 ($29.47)
    Sewerage: $1,378,000 ($14.40)
    General - Other: $764,000 ($7.99)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $237,699,000 ($2484.52)
    Police Protection: $22,407,000 ($234.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,844,000 ($228.32)
    General - Other: $15,424,000 ($161.22)
    Water Utilities: $13,290,000 ($138.91)
    Sewerage: $8,892,000 ($92.94)
    Regular Highways: $7,395,000 ($77.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,082,000 ($74.02)
    Financial Administration: $4,647,000 ($48.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,639,000 ($27.58)
    Libraries: $2,300,000 ($24.04)
    General Public Buildings: $2,074,000 ($21.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,631,000 ($17.05)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,094,000 ($11.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $887,000 ($9.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $809,000 ($8.46)
    Health - Other: $719,000 ($7.52)
    Parking Facilities: $549,000 ($5.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000 ($0.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $340,083,000 ($3554.68)
    Benefit Payments: $38,937,000 ($406.98)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $13,562,000 ($141.76)
    Withdrawals: $638,000 ($6.67)
    Corporate Stocks: $8,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,412,000 ($77.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,413,000 ($67.03)
    Other - Health - Other: $120,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($0.34)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $2,231,000 ($23.32)
    General - Other: $289,000 ($3.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,673,000 ($17.49)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $878,000 ($9.18)
    General - Other: $567,000 ($5.93)
    Police Protection: $300,000 ($3.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($1.93)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($1.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($1.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($0.14)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.05)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $185,458,000 ($1938.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($5.30)

Brockton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,296,000 ($222.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,611,000 ($79.55)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,153,000 ($53.86)
    Other: $2,137,000 ($22.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $899,000 ($9.40)
    Parking Facilities: $791,000 ($8.27)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $140,000 ($1.46)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,537,000 ($36.97)
    From Other Governments: $482,000 ($5.04)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-3,212,000 ($-33.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,913,000 ($30.45)
    Education: $1,098,000 ($11.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $228,000 ($2.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,067,000 ($32.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $365,000 ($3.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $357,000 ($3.73)
    Interest Earnings: $169,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,073,000 ($157.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $195,054,000 ($2038.78)
    General Local Government Support: $19,801,000 ($206.97)
    Highways: $3,102,000 ($32.42)
    Other: $2,844,000 ($29.73)
    Public Welfare: $778,000 ($8.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $333,000 ($3.48)
  • Tax - Property: $132,574,000 ($1385.71)
    Other License: $3,160,000 ($33.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,820,000 ($19.02)

Brockton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,879,000 ($2193.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,670,000 ($2055.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,033,000 ($230.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,824,000 ($92.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $6,600,000 ($68.99)

Brockton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,074,000 ($32.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $104,353,000 ($1090.74)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($973 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.02%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.54% ($73,217 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.77% ($54,989)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.74% ($92,003)


5.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.04% ($61,444 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.94% ($49,456)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($68,598)
Businesses in Brockton, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Mazda1
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ace Hardware1Men's Wearhouse1
Advance Auto Parts4Motherhood Maternity1
Aeropostale1New Balance1
American Eagle Outfitters1Nike8
AutoZone3Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Payless2
Burger King1Penske1
CVS7PetSmart1
Catherines1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Circle K2RadioShack3
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts19Sears2
Fashion Bug1Shaw's2
FedEx12Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
GNC2Stop & Shop2
GameStop2Subway3
Goodwill2Super 81
H&R Block6T-Mobile4
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Hyundai1U-Haul3
Jones New York1UPS12
KFC1Vans2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
LensCrafters1Volkswagen1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens5
Lowe's1Walmart1
Macy's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA6
Marshalls1

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brockton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.5mTotal length
  • $39,002,000Total costs
  • 723,355Total average daily traffic
  • 60,004Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,245,236Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brockton, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 6Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
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 in Brockton, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brockton, MA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 153
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
Fire incident types in Brockton, MA

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brockton, Massachusetts:

  • Bestern Carlton House, 1005 Belmont St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301 , Phone: (508) 588-3333, Fax: (508) 588-3333
  • Holiday Inn Express Boston Brockton, 405 Westgate Dr, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301 , Phone: (508) 588-6300, Fax: (508) 580-4384
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 50 Christy's Dr, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301 , Phone: (508) 559-0099, Fax: (508) 559-0094
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brockton, Massachusetts
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brockton, MA
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brockton, MA
  • 59.1%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 10.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Brockton compared to Massachusetts state average:

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

Brockton on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • John J. Erickson (8)
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  • Paul Steven Vincuilla (6)
  • Gerald N. Nkwantah (4)
  • Mirko Hrovat (4)
  • Philip Richard Buzby (3)
  • Phillip Richard Buzby (3)
  • Phyllis J. Keys (3)

Total of 96 patent applications in 2008-2020.