Everything You Need to Know About the City of Brockton Massachusetts

In 2017, Brockton, MA had a population of 95.2k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $52,393. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Brockton, MA grew from 94,813 to 95,161, a 0.367% increase and its median household income grew from $49,956 to $52,393, a 4.88% increase.

The population of Brockton, MA is 39.3% Black or African American Alone, 36.6% White Alone, and 10.6% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Brockton, MA speak a non-English language, and 88.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brockton, MA are Massasoit Community College (1,097 degrees awarded in 2017), Lincoln Technical Institute-Brockton (189 degrees), and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (85 degrees).

The median property value in Brockton, MA is $237,000, and the homeownership rate is 54%. Most people in Brockton, MA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Brockton, MA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Brockton

In 2017, universities in Brockton, Massachusetts awarded 1,387 degrees. The student population of Brockton, MA is skewed towards women, with 3,169 male students and 4,398 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brockton, MA are White (900 and 65.1%), followed by Black or African American (300 and 21.7%), Hispanic or Latino (78 and 5.64%), and Unknown (49 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in Brockton, MA by the number of degrees awarded are Massasoit Community College (1,097 and 79.1%), Lincoln Technical Institute-Brockton (189 and 13.6%), and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (85 and 6.13%).

The most popular majors in Brockton, MA are Registered Nursing (191 and 13.8%), Natural Sciences (126 and 9.08%), and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (116 and 8.36%).

The median tuition costs in Brockton, MA are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Brockton

The economy of Brockton, MA employs 45.2k people and Brockton has an unemployment rate of 4.6%. Brockton has seen the job market increase by 4.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Brockton, MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,137 people), Retail Trade (5,735 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,018 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,457), Public Administration ($58,322), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,892).

Households in Brockton, MA have a median annual income of $52,393, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,956 in 2016, which represents a 4.88% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Brockton

– The Sales Tax Rate for Brockton is 6.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Brockton is 5.1%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Brockton

– The average income of a Brockton resident is $22,466 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Brockton resident is $48,569 a year.