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Brookfield
  • Town in Massachusetts

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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Brookfield is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 3,441. Brookfield is in Worcester County. Living in Brookfield offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Brookfield and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Brookfield are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$218,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$947
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    87.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    116.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    581.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Brookfield

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,338
National
$62,843

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