Brockton, Massachusetts Population 2024

103,476

Brockton is a city located in Plymouth County Massachusetts. Brockton has a 2024 population of 103,476. Brockton is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 105,502 in 2020.

The average household income in Brockton is $99,418 with a poverty rate of 12.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brockton is 36.4 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Brockton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 40.3%
  • White: 32.39%
  • Two or more races: 15.61%
  • Other race: 9.66%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Land Area (mi²)
21.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,850.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.92% (-2,026)
The current population of Brockton, Massachusetts is 103,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 105,502.

Brockton, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American42,20340.3%
White33,91232.39%
Two or more races16,34115.61%
Other race10,1129.66%
Asian1,9301.84%
Native American1300.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander850.08%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brockton Population by Race

Brockton Population Pyramid 2024

Brockton Median Age

36.4

Total

35.6

Male

37

Female

Brockton Adults

There are 78,520 adults, (14,142 of whom are seniors) in Brockton.

Brockton Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brockton Sex Ratio

Female53,51951.11%
Male51,19448.89%

Brockton Population by Age

Brockton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All35,4892.956.443.6
Married13,6323.775.324.7
Non Family10,1761.1945.354.7
Female8,2603.5143.756.3
Male3,4213.3245.154.9
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3.4

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brockton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brockton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brockton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.24%.

Brockton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,696

Average Earnings

$53,067

Average Male

$40,951

Average Female

Brockton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brockton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brockton Language

53.96% of Brockton residents speak only English, while 46.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 33.56% of the population.

Brockton Language

Brockton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black41,8125,69813.63%
White29,5233,18710.79%
Multiple16,1522,26114%
Hispanic12,8372,24917.52%
Other10,0731,29912.9%
Asian1,93024612.75%
Islander856070.59%
Native1301511.54%
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12.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.27%

Male Poverty Rate

14.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brockton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brockton is Islander, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brockton is White, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.9%.

Brockton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.02%
High School12.9%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%
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Brockton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.82%
Male Unemployed23.79%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed3.15%
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Brockton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brockton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brockton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brockton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brockton 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 45-54.

Brockton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brockton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,409

Number of Veterans

3,258

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

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Brockton Veterans by War

count

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Brockton Veterans by Age

count

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Brockton Veterans by Race

Brockton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brockton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brockton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brockton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brockton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.01%

Born in Brockton

67.73%

Native Born

32.27%

Foreign Born

12.58%

Non Citizen

19.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.73% of Brockton residents were born in the United States, with 57.01% having been born in Massachusetts. 12.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brockton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029100,101-675-0.67%
2028100,776-675-0.67%
2027101,451-675-0.66%
2026102,126-675-0.66%
2025102,801-675-0.65%
2024103,476-675-0.65%
2023104,151-675-0.64%
2022104,826-675-0.64%
2021105,501-10%
2020105,5029,68910.11%
201995,813-40%
201895,817250.03%
201795,7922600.27%
201695,532380.04%
201595,4946100.64%
201494,8844980.53%
201394,3863280.35%
201294,058-64-0.07%
201194,1223100.33%
201093,812-492-0.52%
200094,3041,5161.63%
199092,788-2,384-2.5%
198095,1726,1326.89%
197089,04016,22722.29%
196072,8139,95315.83%
195062,8605170.83%
194062,343-1,454-2.28%
193063,797-2,457-3.71%
192066,2549,37616.48%
191056,87816,81541.97%
190040,06312,76946.78%
189027,29413,686100.57%
188013,6085,60169.95%
18708,0071,42321.61%
18606,584
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Brockton Population by Year