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Brockton, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $314,600 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Brockton:

$314,600
Massachusetts:

$418,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $257,800 - $368,100

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $313,956
Here:

$313,956
State:

$507,994

Townhouses or other attached units: $225,636
Here:

$225,636
State:

$489,464

In 2-unit structures: $295,648
Here:

$295,648
State:

$533,120

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $291,964
Here:

$291,964
State:

$552,437

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,267
Here:

$178,267
State:

$518,368

Brockton,MA index of house prices

Total population: 94,779 (Urban population: 94,304, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 33,880 (31,440 occupied: 16,908 owner occupied, 14,532 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,578 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $277,697.

Median contract rent in 2019: $995 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $1,278)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $672


Median gross rent in Brockton, MA in 2019: $1,102

Housing units in Brockton with a mortgage: 14,097 (172 second mortgage, 1,239 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,811

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $101,277

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,649

Median monthly housing costs: $1,402

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Brockton, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 95,705
  • Male householders: 14,030 (4,286 living alone), Female householders: 17,410 (4,203 living alone)
  • 12,044 spouses (11,962 opposite-sex spouses), 1,336 unmarried partners, (1,336 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 34,627 children (32,304 natural, 1,044 adopted, 1,279 stepchildren), 2,469 grandchildren, 1,983 brothers or sisters, 2,032 parents, 0 foster children, 3,036 other relatives, 4,752 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,986

Size of family households: 5,967 2-persons, 4,918 3-persons, 5,728 4-persons, 2,455 5-persons, 519 6-persons, 1,790 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,489 1-person, 1,116 2-persons, 458 3-persons.

10,154 married couples with children.
10,367 single-parent households (1,641 men, 8,726 women).

53.0% of residents of Brockton speak English at home.
8.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
35.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 31,203 (32.6%)
(66.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3361 bedroom
  • 2,8612 bedrooms
  • 9,2873 bedrooms
  • 3,3484 bedrooms
  • 1,0765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 291no bedroom
  • 4,5831 bedroom
  • 4,2922 bedrooms
  • 4,0743 bedrooms
  • 1,2424 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brockton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brockton in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 383no vehicle
  • 5,2061 vehicle
  • 7,1332 vehicles
  • 3,1573 vehicles
  • 8204 vehicles
  • 2095+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brockton in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brockton in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,031no vehicle
  • 5,5991 vehicle
  • 3,6062 vehicles
  • 2963 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 7134 rooms
  • 4,0505 rooms
  • 5,4526 rooms
  • 2,9757 rooms
  • 1,9498 rooms
  • 1,6829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 1431 room
  • 1,2752 rooms
  • 3,3613 rooms
  • 2,8054 rooms
  • 3,0695 rooms
  • 2,2366 rooms
  • 1,0757 rooms
  • 3348 rooms
  • 2349+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Brockton, MA
  • Brockton, MA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Brockton, MA in 2019
  • 2,228Less than $10,000
  • 3,504$10,000 to $19,999
  • 2,963$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,877$30,000 to $39,999
  • 3,013$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,030$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,411$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,195$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,461$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,901$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,608$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,249$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Brockton, MA

  • Distribution of house value in Brockton, MA in 2019
  • 202Less than $10,000
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 163$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 43$70,000 to $79,999
  • 46$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 179$100,000 to $124,999
  • 307$125,000 to $149,999
  • 740$150,000 to $174,999
  • 947$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,450$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,319$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,561$300,000 to $399,999
  • 772$400,000 to $499,999
  • 545$500,000 to $749,999
  • 84$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 86$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Brockton, MA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brockton, MA in 2019
  • 258Less than $100
  • 299$100 to $149
  • 77$150 to $199
  • 956$200 to $249
  • 707$250 to $299
  • 116$300 to $349
  • 433$350 to $399
  • 328$400 to $449
  • 391$450 to $499
  • 1,118$500 to $549
  • 31$550 to $599
  • 394$600 to $649
  • 293$700 to $749
  • 35$750 to $799
  • 1,260$800 to $899
  • 265$900 to $999
  • 3,247$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,928$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,325$1,500 to $1,999
  • 307$2,000 to $2,499
  • 131$3,000 to $3,499
  • 633No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,003 (2.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 568
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,962
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 6,680
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,408
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,829
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,996
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,088
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 997
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,686
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,168
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5,050
  • 90 or more minutes: 3,402
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brockton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,042 (82.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,996 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 705 (1.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 35 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 39 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 640 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 106 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 980 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 911 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 21.3%Males
  • 16.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 7.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • 9,4412010 or later
  • 8,0812000 to 2009
  • 5,8651990 to 1999
  • 5,8391980 to 1989
  • 2,3671970 to 1979
  • 2,112Before 1970
Ancestries in Brockton, MA

First ancestries reported:

  • Cape Verdean: 15,596 (24.2%)
  • Haitian: 12,583 (19.5%)
  • Irish: 3,875 (6.0%)
  • American: 2,056 (3.2%)
  • Italian: 1,860 (2.9%)
  • Brazilian: 1,214 (1.9%)
  • Jamaican: 1,113 (1.7%)
  • African: 1,059 (1.6%)
  • Portuguese: 771 (1.2%)
  • English: 770 (1.2%)
  • Nigerian: 667 (1.0%)
  • Polish: 549 (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 486 (0.8%)
  • French: 478 (0.7%)
  • Kenyan: 298 (0.5%)
  • German: 291 (0.5%)
  • Ghanaian: 258 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 251 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 223 (0.3%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 221 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 217 (0.3%)
  • Barbadian: 200 (0.3%)
  • West Indian: 155 (0.2%)
  • British West Indian: 147 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 132 (0.2%)
  • Liberian: 119 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 112 (0.2%)
  • European: 111 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 103 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 98 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 97 (0.2%)
  • Guyanese: 87 (0.1%)
  • Scottish: 82 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 71 (0.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 64 (0.10%)
  • Norwegian: 49 (0.08%)
  • Albanian: 49 (0.08%)
  • Moroccan: 47 (0.07%)
  • Armenian: 46 (0.07%)
  • Finnish: 45 (0.07%)
  • British: 43 (0.07%)
  • Celtic: 41 (0.06%)
  • Ukrainian: 35 (0.05%)
  • Welsh: 15 (0.02%)
  • Croatian: 14 (0.02%)
  • Hungarian: 13 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 13 (0.02%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 10 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Danish: 7 (0.01%)
  • Luxembourger: 7 (0.01%)
  • Scandinavian: 5 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Cabo Verde
Brockton:

32.9% (9,905)
Massachusetts:

2.5% (29,066)

Haiti
Brockton:

31.1% (9,375)
Massachusetts:

5.0% (57,815)

Brazil
Brockton:

3.2% (968)
Massachusetts:

6.5% (75,217)

Jamaica
Brockton:

2.8% (841)
Massachusetts:

1.7% (19,880)

Honduras
Brockton:

2.1% (630)
Massachusetts:

1.0% (11,982)

Dominican Republic
Brockton:

2.1% (626)
Massachusetts:

7.9% (90,348)

Nigeria
Brockton:

2.0% (606)
Massachusetts:

0.8% (8,757)

Vietnam
Brockton:

1.6% (484)
Massachusetts:

3.3% (38,141)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 52,841
  • Other state: 6,811
  • Northeast: 3,298
  • Midwest: 478
  • South: 2,422
  • West: 613

84.3% of Brockton residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74.6% lived in Massachusetts.


Brockton:

84.3%
State average:

87.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,100
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 961
  • 5th and 6th grade: 221
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,034
  • 9th grade: 275
  • 10th grade: 756
  • 11th grade: 486
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 882
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,398
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,220
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,770
  • Associate degree: 1,507
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,177
  • Master's degree: 883
  • Professional school degree: 177
  • Doctorate degree: 35
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,070
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 484
  • 7th and 8th grade: 823
  • 9th grade: 227
  • 10th grade: 1,407
  • 11th grade: 443
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 880
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,011
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,801
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,123
  • Associate degree: 1,859
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,302
  • Master's degree: 1,508
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 183
Educational Attainment for Females
Brockton marital status for males
Brockton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,165
  • One, attached: 1,108
  • Two: 4,001
  • 3 or 4: 5,715
  • 5 to 9: 2,852
  • 10 to 19: 1,540
  • 20 to 49: 661
  • 50 or more: 2,752
  • Mobile homes: 86

Median worth of mobile homes: $261,014

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Brockton
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brockton, MA
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 38.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brockton, MA
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,992
Here:

17.8%
Massachusetts:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 494
Here:

8.1%
Massachusetts:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,148
Here:

16.6%
Massachusetts:

47.5%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability