Braintree Town, MA

36,905 Population
13.7 square miles 2,657.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
2,657.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.5%
was 50.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.1%
was 13.1%
 
Percent Under 18
22.1%
was 21.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.4%
was 16.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.5
Ranked 7th Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
5.9%
was 5.1%
 
Median Household Income
$84,776
was $81,844
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.4
40.1
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
14,204
was 13,873
 
Median Rent
$1,316
was $1,280
 
Total Building Permits
119
was 102
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,706
was 13,382
 
Homeownership Rate
69.5%
was 70.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 16
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,033.0
was 1,009.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.6%
was 11.0%
 
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
99.3%
was 98.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.9%
was 93.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
38.5%
was 36.4%
 

 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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