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Braintree Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Braintree Town had a population of 37,917 as of July 1, 2020. 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 42.2038 and longitude -71.0022 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Braintree Town 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, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 37,917 (100%)
Population in Households 37,388 (98.6%)
Population in Families 30,996 (81.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 529 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 2,755
Diversity Index2 40
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $99,975
Average Household Income $121,569
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $46,347
Wealth Index5 156
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 15,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,192 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,255 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $489,145
Average Home Value $553,858
Housing Affordability Index3 111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,447
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,629
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.58% 0.35%
Households 0.49% 0.32%
Families 0.43% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
Owner Occupied HU   0.45%

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

The table below compares Braintree Town city to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 51 80th
Median Household Income # 69 72nd
Housing Affordability Index # 131 53rd
Per Capita Income # 96 61st
Diversity Index # 68 73rd

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