Brookline, MA

59,180 Population
6.8 square miles 8,766.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.9%
was 0.9%
 
Population Density
8,766.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.0%
was 43.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.0%
was 25.8%
 
Percent Under 18
18.2%
was 18.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.2%
was 15.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
12.4%
was 12.1%
 
Median Household Income
$102,175
was $95,518
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.9
52.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
275.5
was 143.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,350.8
was 1,138.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
26,458
was 27,404
 
Median Rent
$2,005
was $1,897
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
24,741
was 25,324
 
Homeownership Rate
49.2%
was 49.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,913.9
was 4,059.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.0%
was 14.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.9%
was 98.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.0%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
81.6%
was 80.6%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
92.6%
was 93.1%
Ranked 26th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
4.5%
was 7.9%
Ranked 121st Highest in MA
Revenue
 
$223,722,368
$225,013,338
Ranked 14th Highest in MA
Expenditure
 
$211,866,884
$209,727,955
Ranked 12th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$3,791
was $3,831
Ranked 86th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$3,590
was $3,571
Ranked 84th Highest in MA

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