Brockton, Massachusetts 

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Population

95,314

3% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$48,569

Avg. Home Price

$226,600

Best Places to Live in Brockton, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay
Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

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What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


QUICK FACTS

City: Brockton
Zip Codes: 02301 02302
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Brockton is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brockton jobs have increased by 1.40%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Brockton's cost of living is 22.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Brockton's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Brockton's population is 95,314 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.72%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Brockton is $226,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -23.11%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Brockton public schools spend $13,127 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Brockton. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Brockton

It's a good time to buy in Brockton. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Brockton Real Estate.

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Reviews for Brockton    2 Reviews
Real Estate - 12/9/2017
Recently the city of Champions has become the city of opportunities. Brockton real estate market is experiencing one of the highest property valuation increases in the... (Read More)

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Transportation - 3/24/2010
Brockton has a great transportation system. We have buses and the train that run to Boston from 6am to 10pm at night and it is reasonably... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS
02301 02302