Braintree Town city, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Braintree Town city Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Braintree Town city Content

Also See: Braintree, MA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Braintree Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Braintree Town had a population of 37,335 as of July 1, 2016. Braintree Town city ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Braintree Town city is located at latitude 42.2062 and longitude -71.0023 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Braintree Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles.

The City of Braintree Town (GNIS ID: 618316) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Braintree Town city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Braintree Town city: Blue Hill Lands, Merry Mount, Monatiquot, Mount Dagan, Mount Wollaston, Town of Braintree, Town of Mount Wollaston.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Braintree Town, MA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Norfolk County | Massachusetts Counties

Search the map for:

Braintree Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,335
Population in Households 36,774
Population in Familes 30,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 561
Population Density1 2,716
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 14,287
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 9,543
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,153 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,134 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 641 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $396,620
Average Home Value $437,489


Median Household Income $85,671
Average Household Income $107,408
Per Capita Income $41,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.71%
Households 0.63% 0.68%
Families 0.56% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Braintree Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braintree Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 40 84th
Population Density1 # 52 79th
Diversity Index2 # 69 72nd
Median Household Income # 56 78th
Per Capita Income # 90 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.

Massachusetts Research Tools

Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Massachusetts Census Data
Highest or Lowest: