Brockton, MA

95,314 Population
21.3 square miles 4,443.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.4%
was 1.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Population Density
4,443.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.5%
was 51.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
28.7%
was 23.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in MA
Percent Under 18
23.9%
was 25.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in MA
Percent 65 and Over
12.0%
was 12.5%
Ranked 8th Highest in MA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 7
Ranked 23rd Lowest in MA
Percent Living in Poverty
21.4%
was 16.7%
Ranked 9th Lowest in MA
Median Household Income
$43,206
was $51,274
Ranked 10th Highest in MA
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.5
40.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.3
was 9.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
991.1
was 1,230.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,259.9
was 3,376.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,238
was 36,973
Ranked 9th Highest in MA
Median Rent
$950
was $1,074
Ranked 11th Highest in MA
Total Building Permits
97
was 32
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,494
was 31,800
 
Homeownership Rate
49.7%
was 55.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MA
Single Family Building Permits
45
was 30
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,605.3
was 1,733.5
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.6%
was 26.6%
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Multifamily Building Permits
52
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
Ranked 2nd Highest in MA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.6
was 0.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.7%
was 98.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.8%
was 82.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.1%
was 16.5%
Ranked 10th Highest in MA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
44.5%
was 44.1%
Ranked 156th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
8.4%
was 8.8%
Ranked 51st Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$328,085,423
$309,285,098
Ranked 6th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$278,990,234
$259,409,026
Ranked 7th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,462
was $3,287
Ranked 96th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,944
was $2,757
Ranked 110th Highest in MA

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