Brookline

Brookline, just outside of Boston, is a vibrant town that effortlessly combines the classic charm of New England with the convenience of modern urban living. Known for its tree-lined streets, historic elegance, and cultural diversity, Brookline offers a unique blend of timeless beauty and contemporary amenities. Welcome to Brookline, where the past harmonizes with the present, creating a rich and diverse community.

Historic Elegance and Architectural Splendor:

Brookline is celebrated for its architectural diversity, from stately historic homes to modern residences. The town's neighborhoods feature elegant colonial structures, grand Victorian mansions, and contemporary condominiums. Walk along its picturesque streets and experience the timeless beauty of New England.

Educational Excellence:

Brookline is renowned for its exceptional school system, making it an ideal choice for families. The Brookline Public Schools are dedicated to providing students with top-quality education, emphasizing academic achievement, creativity, and community involvement.

Cultural and Culinary Delights:

The town's cultural scene thrives with art galleries, live performances, and vibrant cultural festivals. The Coolidge Corner Theatre, an independent cinema, is a local icon. Brookline's dining scene is diverse, offering international cuisines, farm-to-table dining, and gourmet eateries.

Lush Parks and Green Spaces:

Brookline is home to an array of parks, playgrounds, and recreational areas. The Emerald Necklace, a chain of interconnected parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, provides beautiful green spaces for picnics, sports, and outdoor enjoyment. Explore the picturesque Larz Anderson Park with its historic museum and automobile collection.

Community Connection:

Brookline's strong sense of community is evident in its local events and gatherings. From the Brookline Farmer's Market to neighborhood fairs and art exhibitions, the town fosters connections among residents, creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.

Real Estate Diversity:

Brookline's real estate market offers a wide variety of housing options, from elegant single-family homes to luxury apartments. Whether you seek a historic gem with timeless character or a modern, low-maintenance dwelling, Brookline has something for every lifestyle.

Living in Brookline:

Choosing Brookline as your home is an opportunity to experience a life enriched by history, culture, and natural beauty. Immerse yourself in a welcoming and diverse community, enjoy top-tier education, and embrace the comforts of both classic New England living and modern urban conveniences.

Experience Brookline:

Brookline is not just a place to reside; it's an invitation to appreciate the best of both worlds—classic charm and contemporary comfort. Explore Brookline, where diverse neighborhoods, educational excellence, and cultural richness converge, offering a unique living experience appreciated by all who call it home.


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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

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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

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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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

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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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