MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Brockton, MA

Brockton, MA is located in Plymouth County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Brockton is about 95,708 with about 1,732 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 96,333.

The Average Home Value is $245,900.00, which is roughly 38% lower than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 23% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $58,650.50, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 2% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Brockton is about 8.9%.

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Plymouth County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 30.19% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.14%
Republican: 39.89%
Libertarian: 1.42%
Other: 1.11%
Green: 0.44%


Nearby Locations

Avon, MA (2.25 mi.)
Holbrook, MA (4.24 mi.)
Stoughton, MA (4.33 mi.)
North Easton, MA (4.54 mi.)
Abington, MA (4.72 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 02301, 02302
Latitude : 42.085916
Longitude : -71.000073
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 101 ft.
Area Code(s) : 508, 774

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.80
Male Population Estimate : 46.80%
Female Population Estimate : 50.54%
Median Age : 36.0
Male Median Age : 34.4
Female Median Age : 37.4

White Population Estimate : 48.24%
Black Population Estimate : 35.52%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.71%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.73%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.54%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.06%
Other Population Estimate : 16.52%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Brockton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Plymouth County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Plymouth County: About 373 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Plymouth County is about 49% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 23% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.