Brockton, Massachusetts Population 2019

Brockton, Massachusetts's estimated population is 95,777 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Brockton, Massachusetts is the 6th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4492.26 people/mi² (1734.46 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.5 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.9 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Brockton, Massachusetts is $52,393, while the mean household income is $67,210.

Brockton Ma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brockton Ma was:

  • White: 42.18%
  • Black or African American: 40.98%
  • Other race: 10.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Brockton, Massachusetts?

95,777
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201895,7771180.12%
201795,6592680.28%
201695,391-42-0.04%
201595,4335700.60%
201494,8634980.53%
201394,3653180.34%
201294,047-62-0.07%
201194,1093000.32%
201093,809-495-0.05%
200094,3041,5160.16%
199092,788-2,384-0.25%
198095,1726,1320.67%
197089,04016,2272.03%
196072,8139,9531.48%
195062,8605170.08%
194062,343-1,454-0.23%
193063,797-2,457-0.38%
192066,2549,3761.54%
191056,87816,8153.57%
190040,06312,7693.91%
189027,29413,6867.21%
188013,6085,6015.45%
18708,0071,4231.98%
18606,5840.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,136
Black or African American38,997
Some Other Race10,317
Two or More Races3,416
Asian1,876
American Indian and Alaska Native381
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Brockton Ma Population Pyramid 2019

Brockton Ma Median Age

35.5


Total

34.3


Male

36.6


Female

Brockton Ma Adults

There are 70,670 adults, (12,039 of whom are seniors) in Brockton Ma.

Brockton Ma Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brockton Ma Sex Ratio

Female

49,925

52.46%

Male

45,236

47.54%

Brockton Ma Households and Families

Brockton Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brockton Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
Male57.1%42.9%
All54%46%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female37.9%62.1%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,2002.954
Married12,2513.7774.4
Non Family10,1801.2241.1
Female7,6773.5837.9
Male2,0923.657.1

3.53

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brockton Ma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5188.93%
9th to 12th Grade6,0459.79%
High School Graduate20,96433.94%
Some College13,28221.51%
Associates Degree5,0768.22%
Bachelors Degree7,66412.41%
Graduate Degree3,2115.20%

Brockton Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,53924,0145,472
Black22,99017,6813,779
Other Race5,8483,657537
Hispanic5,6593,980603
Multiple Races1,5821,230202
Asian1,4081,148496
Native American16916948
Islander131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,109$40,490$32,570
Less Than High School$25,148$31,009$20,361
High School Grad$30,866$34,975$27,223
Some College$37,158$41,907$33,123
Bachelors Degree$50,870$52,706$46,933
Graduate Degree$63,379$64,840$62,237

$36,109

Average Earnings

$40,490

Average Male

$32,570

Average Female

Brockton Ma Language

Brockton Ma Language by Age

Brockton Ma Language

57.21% of Brockton Ma residents speak only English, while 42.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 32.00% of the population.

Brockton Ma Poverty

Brockton Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black38,3827,56119.70%
White33,6623,3319.90%
Hispanic9,9772,60126.07%
Other10,2952,15520.93%
Multiple3,40079923.50%
Asian1,86639821.33%
Native3816817.85%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.70%

Male Poverty Rate

18.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brockton Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brockton Ma is Hispanic, with 26.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brockton Ma is White, with 9.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.46%
High School15.03%
Some College10.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.47%
Male Unemployed23.85%
Female Employed9.01%
Male Employed4.50%

Brockton Ma Income

Brockton Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,393$67,210
Families$61,947$75,449
Married Families$83,231$94,173
Non Families$29,457$42,992

Brockton Ma Marital Status

Brockton Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brockton Ma Married by Age and Sex

Brockton Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brockton Ma Marital Status by Race

Brockton Ma Veterans

3,694

Number of Veterans

3,388

Male Veterans

306

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,515
First Gulf War617
Korea379
Second Gulf War328
World War II200

Brockton Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9168.93%
Black4751.76%
Hispanic1311.91%
2 or More1286.54%
Asian835.44%
Other710.98%
Indian2110.40%

Brockton Ma Veterans by Education

4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brockton Ma Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brockton Ma Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.29%

Born in Massachusetts

72.08%

Native Born

27.92%

Foreign Born

11.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.08% of Brockton Ma residents were born in the United States, with 59.29% having been born in Massachusetts. 11.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.