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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.
|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%)|
|Median Household Income||$99,975|
|Average Household Income||$121,569|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$46,347|
|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|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||2.58%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.45%|
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.
|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|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.