Brookfield, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brookfield, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Brookfield Census Designated Place had a population of 849 as of July 1, 2015. Brookfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brookfield is located at latitude 42.215 and longitude -72.1027 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Brookfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Brookfield Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brookfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brookfield: Brookfield Centre, Quabaug, Quaboag.

Brookfield Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map

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Brookfield, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 849
Population in Households 849
Population in Familes 694
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 737
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $200,751
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,142
Average Household Income $66,009
Per Capita Income $25,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.58%
Households 0.47% 0.54%
Families 0.34% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Brookfield, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookfield to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 228 7th
Population Density1 # 192 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 216 12th
Median Household Income # 167 32nd
Per Capita Income # 205 16th

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