Brookline, MA 02446 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02446: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brookline, MA 02446

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Norfolk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.344, Longitude -71.122
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,245
  • PO Box Addresses: 439
  • Residential Addresses: 14,049
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11,149
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,900

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Brookline, MA 02446 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,856
Daytime Population: Workers 11,849
Daytime Population: Residents 13,531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 30,098
Population in Familes 16,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 758
Population Density2 23,277
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $96,536
Average Household Income $141,742
Per Capita Income $65,017


Total Housing Units 14,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,174 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,869 (61.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $847,325
Average Home Value $857,755


Total Households 14,043
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 5,822
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.4% 0.49%
Families 0.23% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Brookline, MA 02446 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02446 to the other 521 ZIP Codes in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 90th
Population Density # 14 98th
Diversity Index # 88 83rd
Median Household Income # 130 75th
Per Capita Income # 47 91st

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