Brookline, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Brookline, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
59,223
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
10.8%
Median Home
$1,006,200
Median Income
$113,642
Median Rent
$2,305

Brookline SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
10
Commute
5

Brookline, MA Crime Report

735
Total Crimes
1,244.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-46.95%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brookline
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 735 1,244.6 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 63 106.7 308.8 387.8
Murder 1 1.7 2.3 6.5
Robbery 14 23.7 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 47 79.6 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 672 1,137.9 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 35 59.3 149.7 314.2
Larceny 619 1,048.1 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 18 30.5 99.2 246.0

Brookline, MA Cost Of Living

191
Brookline's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Brookline Massachusetts National Average
Overall 191 132 100
Services 129 119 100
Groceries 113 112 100
Health 120 123 100
Housing 353 164 100
Transportation 109 109 100
Utilities 123 116 100

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Rankings for Brookline in Massachusetts

Map Of Brookline, MA

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Population over time in Brookline

Year Population % Change
2020 59,223 -0.0%
2019 59,234 -0.0%
2018 59,246 0.1%
2017 59,180 0.1%
2016 59,132 0.2%
2015 59,016 0.5%
2014 58,738 0.2%
2013 58,634 0.5%
2012 58,371 0.7%
2011 57,953 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brookline

White
66.8% (39,548)
African American
2.8% (1,642)
American Indian
0.0% (29)
Asian
17.4% (10,300)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.2% (130)
Two Or More
6.0% (3,572)
Hispanic
6.7% (3,997)
Race Brookline MA USA
White 66.8% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 2.8% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 17.4% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.0% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.7% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Brookline

Female
53.2% (31,535)
Male
46.8% (27,687)
Gender Brookline MA USA
Female 53.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookline for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,184)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (592)
High School / GED
6.0% (3,553)
Some College
5.0% (2,961)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (1,184)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (17,174)
Master's Degree
26.0% (15,397)
Professional Degree
12.0% (7,106)
Doctorate Degree
17.0% (10,067)
Education Brookline MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 5.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 26.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 12.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 17.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brookline, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.9% (348,552)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (285,437)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.7% (159,921)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.5% (208,799)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.3% (374,889)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.7% (633,752)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.4% (554,503)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (1,074,603)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.8% (639,684)
$200,000 or more
27.7% (1,642,156)
Income Brookline MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.7% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.5% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.3% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.7% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.4% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.8% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 27.7% 14.3% 8.3%

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