Brockton demographics profile

StatisticBrocktonMassachusettsNational
Population94,8136,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,44763091
Median age35.939.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%53%55%
Speak English60%77%79%
Speak Spanish8%9%13%
Brockton, MA has a population of 94,813 and is the 334th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,447 per sq mi which is 606% higher than the Massachusetts average and 4808% higher than the national average. The median age in Brockton is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Brockton, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 60% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 61% of Brockton residents were born in Massachusetts, 9% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 27% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Brockton is 606% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Brockton is 9% lower than Massachusetts.
  • In Brockton 44.55% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Brockton 41.14% of the population is African American.
  • In Brockton 1.82% of the population is Asian.

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Brockton population breakdown by race

RaceBrocktonMassachusettsNational
Caucasian44.55%79.26%73.35%
African American41.14%7.26%12.63%
Asian1.82%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.35%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.66%3.01%3.06%
Other race8.42%4.13%4.75%
In Brockton, 10.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Brockton, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).