Braintree Town, MA

37,066 Population
13.7 square miles 2,696 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
2,696
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.3%
was 53.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.9%
was 14.1%
 
Percent Under 18
22.7%
was 22.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.4%
was 16.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.5
Ranked 7th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
5.8%
was 5.9%
 
Median Household Income
$85,863
was $84,776
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
41.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,326
was 14,204
 
Median Rent
$1,353
was $1,316
 
Total Building Permits
119
was 102
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,767
was 13,706
 
Homeownership Rate
70.5%
was 69.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,041.7
was 1,033.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.1%
was 10.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
110
was 86
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.8
was 7.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.3
was 2.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.0%
was 93.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
40.1%
was 38.5%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
81.5%
was 81.3%
Ranked 100th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
3.4%
was 3.6%
Ranked 142nd Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$113,429,872
$108,904,864
Ranked 47th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$102,610,526
$96,444,766
Ranked 47th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,104
was $3,021
Ranked 115th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,808
was $2,675
Ranked 119th Highest in MA

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