Brookline

Part of the Greater Boston metropolitan area, the town of Brookline is located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

Welcome to Brookline

Part of the Greater Boston metropolitan area, the town of Brookline is located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The town borders 6 of Boston's neighborhoods: Brighton, Allston, Fenway-Kenmore, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and West Roxbury. Brookline is best known for its rich history and cultural charm; President John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline and his birthplace remains a historic landmark in town. Among sites to see, Brookline features the Larz Anderson Park and Auto Museum, The Dutch House, The Country Club, and many, many more. Brookline holds a population of roughly 64,000 with both urban and suburban neighborhoods to choose from. Like most of the Greater Boston area, much of the historic architecture in Brookline has been maintained and now hosts restaurants, shops, offices, and more. If you're looking to live in a peaceful town with loads of character and a big city at your fingertips, Brookline is the place for you. 
 

Brookline, MA Demographics

Population: 63,191
Median Income: $61,361
Homeownership Rate: 49%
 

Brookline, MA Real Estate & Housing Stats:

Median Sales Price: $1,050,000
Number of Homes Sold: 103
Number of Days on Market: 15
 

What to Do in Brookline, MA

Brookline, MA Restaurants

  • Barcelona Wine Bar, Spanish tapas restaurant with an extensive wine list
  • The Publick House, Brewpub with a lively atmosphere
  • Orinoco Brookline Village, Venezuelan cuisine in an intimate, cozy setting
  • La Voile, French eatery in an elegant space
  • La Morra, Italian restaurant serving homemade pasta and signature dishes
 

Brookline, MA Shopping

Brookline is home to several unique shops and local boutiques, all of which are worth visiting! For those looking to explore some retail therapy, Brookline is conveniently located to some of the best shopping in all of Greater Boston.

Overview for Brookline, MA

62,620 people live in Brookline, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $83,318. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,620

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$83,318

Average individual Income

Around Brookline, MA

There's plenty to do around Brookline, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
56
Bikeable
Bike Score
31
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ouimillie, Fast Splits, and Rolando Amorim-Personal Trainer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.3 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.08 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.4 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookline, MA

Brookline has 26,762 households, with an average household size of 2.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brookline do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,620 people call Brookline home. The population density is 9,263.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,620

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

45.93 / 54.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
26,762

Total Households

2.28

Average Household Size

$83,318

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Brookline, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Brookline. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Florida Ruffin Ridley School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Maimonides School Elementary Section
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Apple Orchard School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Beaver Country Day School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
St Mary Of The Assumption Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
New England Hebrew Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ivy Street School
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
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