West Brookfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

1,330

West Brookfield is a city located in Massachusetts. West Brookfield has a 2020 population of 1,330. West Brookfield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,413 in 2010. West Brookfield reached it's highest population of 1,853 in 2011.

The average household income in West Brookfield is $75,938 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,154 per month, and the median house value is $193,100. The median age in West Brookfield is 53.6 years, 49.4 years for males, and 57.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

West Brookfield Demographics

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

  • White: 97.89%
  • Other race: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Brookfield, Massachusetts is 1,330, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,330.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,413.

West Brookfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,30297.89%
Some Other Race282.11%

West Brookfield Population Pyramid 2020

West Brookfield Median Age

53.6


Total

49.4


Male

57.1


Female

West Brookfield Adults

There are 1,183 adults, (370 of whom are seniors) in West Brookfield.

West Brookfield Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Brookfield Sex Ratio

Female

711

53.46%

Male

619

46.54%

West Brookfield Households and Families

West Brookfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Brookfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All40.8%59.2%
Non Family30.7%69.3%
Male13.2%86.8%
Female0%100%

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5512.1540.8
Non Family2281.1530.7
Married2083.0471.2
Female622.450
Male532.613.2

2.72

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Brookfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade292.76%
9th to 12th Grade827.82%
High School Graduate48245.95%
Some College918.67%
Associates Degree797.53%
Bachelors Degree25023.83%
Graduate Degree363.43%

West Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,036938286
Other Race13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,892$41,250$
Less Than High School$38,381$$
High School Grad$40,551$39,750$40,809
Some College$33,654$37,321$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,892

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$

Average Female

West Brookfield Language

West Brookfield Language by Age

West Brookfield Language

98.05% of West Brookfield residents speak only English, while 1.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

West Brookfield Poverty

West Brookfield Poverty by Race

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

7.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Brookfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Brookfield is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Brookfield is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.69%.

Name Poverty
Some College29.53%
High School8.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed2.74%

West Brookfield Income

West Brookfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,466$75,938
Families$75,077$73,067
Married Families$77,632-
Non Families$19,914$35,034

West Brookfield Marital Status

West Brookfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

West Brookfield Married by Age and Sex

West Brookfield 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 35-44.

West Brookfield Marital Status by Race

West Brookfield Veterans

141

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Korea28
First Gulf War16
World War II10
Second Gulf War9
Age Group Veterans
75+48
35 to 5442
65 to 7432
55 to 6410
18 to 349

$West Brookfield Veterans by Education

8.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Brookfield Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Brookfield 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

80.75%

Born in Massachusetts

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of West Brookfield residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3300.00%
20191,3300.00%
20181,33015212.90%
20171,178585.18%
20161,120-213-15.98%
20151,333-19-1.41%
20141,352-1-0.07%
20131,353-432-24.20%
20121,785-68-3.67%
20111,85344031.14%
20101,4130.00%