Brookline

Brookline

Notable past and present residents include Celtics great Larry Bird.

Welcome to Brookline

Brookline is the perfect mixture of urban and suburban living. The area has a number of commercial squares including Brookline Village, Washington Square, and Coolidge Corner, spaced out among an otherwise residential landscape.
 
Architecturally, Brookline has a variety of gorgeous homes, ranging from brick multi-family properties to Victorian single-family homes, to estate-sized mansions. The area is divided into many distinct neighborhoods including Chestnut Hill, which extends into Newton, Corey Hill, Pin Hill, and Fishers Hill, among others.
 
About 59,000 people call Brookline home, many attracted to its highly regarded schools. Notable past and present residents include Celtics great Larry Bird, politician Michael Dukakis, entertainer Conan O’Brien, and Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. Brookline was also the birthplace of John F. Kennedy.


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Overview for Brookline, MA

59,223 people live in Brookline, where the median age is 35.6 and the average individual income is $74,548.75. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,223

Total Population

35.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$74,548.75

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
37
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including David Dorothy Ramler Park, Jo Moynihan, DPT CHC​ - ALIGN, and B5 Personal Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.53 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.37 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.16 miles 56 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.19 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookline, MA

Brookline has 24,960 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 59,223 people call Brookline home. The population density is 8,760.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,223

Total Population

High

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

35.6

Median Age

46.75 / 53.25%

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
24,960

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$74,548.75

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Brookline, MA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
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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