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Holbrook, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Holbrook Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Norfolk County at latitude 42.1402 and longitude -70.9973. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal official name is the Holbrook Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Holbrook, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for Holbrook indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Holbrook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Holbrook, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,721
Population in Households 10,684
Population in Familes 8,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 1,479
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 4,088
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,823
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,134 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 954 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $275,389
Average Home Value $297,384


Median Household Income $66,105
Average Household Income $81,091
Per Capita Income $30,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% 0.2%
Households -0.08% 0.21%
Families -0.13% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


Holbrook, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holbrook to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 84 66th
Population Density1 # 115 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 44 83rd
Median Household Income # 118 52nd
Per Capita Income # 162 34th

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