Brookline, Massachusetts Population 2019

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

The population density is 0.00 people/mi² (0.00 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,199 households in the city, with an average size of 2.32 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.4%, with a median rent of $2127/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $829,300.

The median income for households in Brookline, Massachusetts is $111,289, while the mean household income is $154,955.

Brookline Ma Demographics

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

  • White: 75.29%
  • Asian: 15.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.16%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
LatLng(42.3239, -71.1420)
Rank in State-th
StateMassachusetts
CountyNorfolk County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)17.51 (6.76 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.18 (0.07 mi²)
TypeTown
GEOID2509210
Density (km²)0.00
Density (mi²)0.00
Area Code(s)617 / 857

Population by Race

Race Population
White44,609
Asian9,319
Two or More Races2,464
Black or African American1,941
Some Other Race847
American Indian and Alaska Native49
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Brookline Ma Population Pyramid 2019

Brookline Ma Median Age

34.1


Total

33.9


Male

34.3


Female

Brookline Ma Adults

There are 48,250 adults, (9,233 of whom are seniors) in Brookline Ma.

Brookline Ma Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookline Ma Sex Ratio

Female

31,582

53.31%

Male

27,664

46.69%

Brookline Ma Households and Families

Brookline Ma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookline Ma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All50.9%49.1%
Male50.2%49.8%
Female38.6%61.4%
Non Family34.6%65.4%

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7162.3250.9
Non Family11,6351.634.6
Married10,9463.0170
Female1,6092.6738.6
Male5262.9450.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookline Ma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5901.44%
9th to 12th Grade5931.44%
High School Graduate2,3125.63%
Some College2,4205.89%
Associates Degree1,0702.61%
Bachelors Degree12,11829.51%
Graduate Degree21,96353.48%

Brookline Ma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,36929,95825,854
Asian6,3766,0085,354
Hispanic2,1211,8381,355
Black1,1851,082637
Multiple Races1,0921,054923
Other Race467273226
Native American332210
Islander101010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander 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$67,394$79,956$58,463
Less Than High School$30,538$$15,515
High School Grad$32,882$42,596$19,185
Some College$46,389$46,792$45,263
Bachelors Degree$60,128$73,112$51,547
Graduate Degree$79,237$96,483$67,327

$67,394

Average Earnings

$79,956

Average Male

$58,463

Average Female

Brookline Ma Language

Brookline Ma Language by Age

Brookline Ma Language

68.15% of Brookline Ma residents speak only English, while 31.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.26% of the population.

Brookline Ma Poverty

Brookline Ma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,3143,3678.15%
Asian9,1471,68518.42%
Hispanic3,34672121.55%
Black1,75162035.41%
Multiple2,37727711.65%
Other80021226.50%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookline Ma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookline Ma is Black, with 35.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookline Ma is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.73%
High School17.42%
Some College13.57%
Bachelors or Greater6.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.31%
Male Unemployed27.59%
Female Employed5.42%
Male Employed4.49%

Brookline Ma Income

Brookline Ma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$111,289$154,955
Families$145,894$203,328
Married Families$161,178-
Non Families$71,934$98,999

Brookline Ma Marital Status

Brookline Ma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookline Ma Married by Age and Sex

Brookline Ma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookline Ma Marital Status by Race

Brookline Ma Veterans

1,268

Number of Veterans

1,151

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam346
Second Gulf War264
World War II148
First Gulf War128
Korea124

Brookline Ma Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1583.11%
Black765.11%
Hispanic592.16%
Other152.47%
Indian1025.00%
2 or More90.66%

Brookline Ma Veterans by Education

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookline Ma Employment Status

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brookline 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

33.60%

Born in Massachusetts

72.59%

Native Born

27.41%

Foreign Born

14.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.59% of Brookline Ma residents were born in the United States, with 33.60% having been born in Massachusetts. 14.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.