Braintree Town city, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Braintree Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Braintree Town had a population of 37,308 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Braintree Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 37,308
Population in Households 36,763
Population in Familes 30,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density2 2,714
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $97,109
Average Household Income $116,967
Per Capita Income $44,797


Total Housing Units 14,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,141 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,051 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 565 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $434,543
Average Home Value $485,605


Total Households 14,192
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,480
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.52% 0.7%
Households 0.4% 0.6%
Families 0.35% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 2018 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 Density # 53 79th
Diversity Index # 70 72nd
Median Household Income # 57 77th
Per Capita Income # 92 63rd

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