Brookline, Massachusetts Population 2022

64,083
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Brookline is a city located in Norfolk County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 64,083, it is the 18th largest city in Massachusetts and the 651st largest city in the United States. Brookline is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,191 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Brookline has a population density of 9,480 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookline is $171,664 with a poverty rate of 10.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookline is 33.7 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Brookline Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brooklinewas:

  • White: 70.79%
  • Asian: 17.39%
  • Two or more races: 7.50%
  • Black or African American: 3.10%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Brookline, Massachusetts is 64,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 63,191.

Brookline, Massachusetts Population 2022

Population by Race

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Brookline Population by Race

Brookline Population Pyramid 2022

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Brookline Median Age

34.8


Total

33.2


Male

36.2


Female

Brookline Adults

There are 47,948 adults, (9,486 of whom are seniors) in Brookline.

Brookline Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookline Sex Ratio

Female

31,536

53.25%

Male

27,687

46.75%

Brookline Population by Age

Brookline Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookline Household Types

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookline Households and Families

2.98

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Brookline Households by Type

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Brookline Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookline Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 85.97%.

Brookline Educational Attainment by Race

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$74,370

Average Earnings

$94,945

Average Male

$59,630

Average Female

Brookline Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookline Language by Age

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Brookline Language

66.99% of Brookline residents speak only English, while 33.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.34% of the population.

Brookline Language

Brookline Poverty by Race

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10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookline

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookline is Black, with 19.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookline is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.91%.

Brookline Poverty

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Brookline Poverty Rate by Education

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Brookline Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookline Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Brookline Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookline Married by Age and Sex

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Brookline 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 Marital Status by Race

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Brookline Marital Status

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1,269

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Brookline Veterans by War

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Brookline Veterans by Age

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Brookline Veterans by Race

Brookline Veterans by Education

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4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookline Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brookline Employment by Age

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Brookline Employment by Race

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Brookline Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.57%

Born in Brookline

70.82%

Native Born

29.18%

Foreign Born

15.21%

Non Citizen

13.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.82% of Brookline residents were born in the United States, with 32.57% having been born in Massachusetts. 15.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brookline Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Brookline Population by Year