Brockton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Brockton Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
95,708

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
18.4%
18 - 24:
9.7%
25 - 34:
14.0%
35 - 54:
25.6%
55 - 64:
12.6%
Over 65 Years:
13.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.9%
5.9%
High School Graduates
80.5%
80.5%
College Graduated
18.6%
18.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Brockton
$27,439
$27,439
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Brockton
$58,469
$58,469
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.8%

Employment Industries in Brockton

 
Healthcare
24.8%
24.8%
Retail
13.1%
13.1%
Accommodation
8.9%
8.9%
Manufacturing
7.1%
7.1%
Education
6.5%
6.5%
Transportation
6.5%
6.5%
Construction
5.5%
5.5%
Administration
5.4%
5.4%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Finance
4.0%
4.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.1%
3.1%
Public Service
3.1%
3.1%
Wholesale
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
44.1%
44.1%
White
30.8%
30.8%
Other Race / Two or More Races
11.7%
11.7%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
11.1%
11.1%
Asian
2.0%
2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Cape Verdean
20.5%
20.5%
Haitian
14.2%
14.2%
Irish
10.9%
10.9%
Italian
6.3%
6.3%
English
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.3%
2.3%
Portuguese
2.0%
2.0%
German
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
French Canadian
1.5%
1.5%
Jamaican
1.4%
1.4%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Brazilian
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
0.8%
0.8%
Nigerian
0.8%
0.8%
Greek
0.6%
0.6%
Lithuanian
0.5%
0.5%
Lebanese
0.4%
0.4%
Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
53.3%
53.3%
French
22.1%
22.1%
Portuguese
13.9%
13.9%
French Creole
10.9%
10.9%
Spanish
8.7%
8.7%
African languages
1.3%
1.3%
Vietnamese
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
Miao/Hmong
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Brockton Residents:
30.9%