Brookline, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Brookline, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
59,180
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
12.3%
Median Home
$933,200
Median Income
$117,326
Median Rent
$2,268

Brookline SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
10
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Brookline, MA Crime Report

560
Total Crimes
950.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-61.63%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Brookline
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 560 950.3 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 57 96.7 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 1.7 2.2 5.0
Robbery 14 23.8 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 40 67.9 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 503 853.6 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 44 74.7 179.0 340.5
Larceny 453 768.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 6 10.2 89.0 219.9

Brookline, MA Cost Of Living

189
Brookline's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Brookline Massachusetts National Average
Overall 189 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 351 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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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
2019 59,180 -0.1%
2018 59,234 -0.0%
2017 59,246 0.1%
2016 59,180 0.1%
2015 59,132 0.2%
2014 59,016 0.5%
2013 58,738 0.2%
2012 58,634 0.5%
2011 58,371 0.7%
2010 57,953 -

Race / Ethnicity in Brookline

White
68.0% (40,268)
African American
3.0% (1,746)
American Indian
0.0% (28)
Asian
17.3% (10,258)
Hawaiian
0.0% (13)
Other
0.4% (218)
Two Or More
4.5% (2,637)
Hispanic
6.8% (4,012)
Race Brookline MA USA
White 68.0% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 3.0% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 17.3% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Brookline

Female
52.9% (31,321)
Male
47.1% (27,859)
Gender Brookline MA USA
Female 52.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookline for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,183)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (591)
High School / GED
6.0% (3,550)
Some College
6.0% (3,550)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (1,183)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (17,754)
Master's Degree
25.0% (14,795)
Professional Degree
12.0% (7,101)
Doctorate Degree
16.0% (9,468)
Education Brookline MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 6.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 25.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 12.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 16.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Brookline, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
7.8% (461,602)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (211,184)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.2% (188,661)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.1% (240,972)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.6% (391,126)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.6% (570,584)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (536,678)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (987,382)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.6% (803,807)
$200,000 or more
25.8% (1,525,999)
Income Brookline MA USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.2% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.1% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.6% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.6% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.6% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 25.8% 13.2% 7.7%

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