Brockton, MA Demographics

The total population of Brockton is estimated to be 104,713 with 51,194 males (48.89%) and 53,519 females (51.11%). There are 2,325 more females than males in Brockton.
The median household income in Brockton was $73,574 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,037(4.31%) from $70,537 in 2020. This income is 98.62% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Brockton sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $84,732. Overall, the median household income for the city of Brockton stands at $74,799.
In Brockton, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $42,853 for males and $32,006 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $62,057 for males and $51,016 for females.
In Brockton, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $83,332, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $56,806.
In 2022, the population of Brockton was 104,826, a 0.64% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Brockton's population was 105,501, a decline of 0.00% compared to a population of 105,502 in 2020.
The median age in Brockton, MA is 35.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.79% were under the age of 15, 21.41% aged 15 to 29, 44.43% aged 30 to 64, 11.69% aged 65 to 84, and 1.69% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Brockton population: 33.71% are White, 40.97% are Black or African American, 0.24% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.92% are Asian, 0.06% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 10.91% are some other race and 12.19% are multiracial.