Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA

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Population
128,442
0.371% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
Median Age
37.4

Poverty Rate
13.6%

Median Household Income
$62,170
4.82% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$268,600
3.51% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
63,350
1.81% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA had a population of 128k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $62,170. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA grew from 127,967 to 128,442, a 0.371% increase and its median household income grew from $59,310 to $62,170, a 4.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.9%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (7.01%), White (Hispanic) (4.7%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%). 39.4% of the households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 88.9% of the residents in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are Massasoit Community College (928 degrees awarded in 2019) and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (79 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was $268,600, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%. Most people in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.08%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
59.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is home to a population of 128k people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 27.2% of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (34.9k people).

In 2018, there were 1.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.6k people) in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 43.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.01k Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are Haitian (17,146 speakers), Portuguese (14,001 speakers), and Spanish (8,731 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.6k ± 1.43k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    43.6k ± 1.31k
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    9.01k ± 1.4k
9.37%
Hispanic Population
12k people

In 2018, there were 1.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.6k people) in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 43.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.01k Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.37% of the people in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are hispanic (12k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Haitian
    17,146 speakers (14.3%)
  2. Portuguese
    14,001 speakers (11.6%)
  3. Spanish
    8,731 speakers (7.26%)

39.4% of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was Haitian. 14.3% of the overall population of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are native Haitian speakers. 11.6% speak Portuguese and 7.26% speak Haitian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
34.9k people
25%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
31.9k people

As of 2018, 27.2% of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA residents (34.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was 25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Cabo Verde
    12,047 ± 2,566 people
  2. Haiti
    11,384 ± 2,501 people
  3. Brazil
    1,444 ± 928 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was Cabo Verde, the natal country of 12,047 Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA residents, followed by Haiti with 11,384 and Brazil with 1,444.

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Citizenship

88.9%
2018 Citizenship
90.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 88.9% of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was 90.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,930 ± 262
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    645 ± 143
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    645 ± 177

Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is $62,170. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $181,737, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $125,976 and $125,183.

Males in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have an average income that is 1.12 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,179. The income inequality in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA employs 63.4k people. The largest industries in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,151 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,098 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,607 people), and the highest paying industries are Administration of economic programs & space research ($144,272), Computer Systems Design ($96,203), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,857).

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,170
2018 value
± $2,424
4.82%
1 Year Growth
± 5.84%

Households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have a median annual income of $62,170, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,310 in 2017, which represents a 4.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,432
Average Male Salary in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA
± $6,637
$52,179
Average Female Salary in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA
± $7,318

In 2019, full-time male employees in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA made 1.12 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA
  1. Asian
    $55,045 ± $41,760
  2. American Indian
    $54,392 ± $51,817
  3. White
    $51,242 ± $6,267

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2019 Wage GINI in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA
0.42
2018 Wage GINI in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA

In 2019, the income inequality in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.52% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $181,737, followed by Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA and Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA, with respective values of $125,976 and $125,183.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA (17.2k out of 127k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    7,571 ± 668
  2. White
    6,015 ± 582
  3. Hispanic
    2,808 ± 415

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

63.4k
2019 Value
1.81%
1 Year growth
± 1.81%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.81%, from 62.2k employees to 63.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, are Nursing assistants (2,624 people), Customer service representatives (1,787 people), and Cashiers (1,705 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Nursing assistants (2,624 people), Customer service representatives (1,787 people), and Cashiers (1,705 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Machine feeders & offbearers (7.76 times higher than expected), Orderlies and psychiatric aides (6.42 times), and Bus drivers, transit and intercity (6.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($159,986), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($145,884), and Marketing managers ($126,770).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.4k
2019 Value
1.81%
1 Year growth
± 1.81%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA grew at a rate of 1.81%, from 62.2k employees to 63.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,151 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,098 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,607 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,151 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,098 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,607 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA has an unusually high number of Bus service & urban transit (5.53 times higher than expected), Office supplies & stationery stores (4.72 times), and Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (3.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, by average salary, are Administration of economic programs & space research ($144,272), Computer Systems Design ($96,203), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($91,857).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $33.2B
  2. $30.5B
  3. $29.4B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $33.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($30.5B) and Electronics ($29.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.6B
  2. $17.6B
  3. $13B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $23.6B, followed by New Hampshire with $17.6B and Connecticut and $13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA awarded 1,007 degrees. The student population of Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is skewed towards women, with 2,720 male students and 4,167 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are White (637 and 63.3%), followed by Black or African American (228 and 22.6%), Hispanic or Latino (50 and 4.97%), and Unknown (39 and 3.87%).

The largest universities in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Massasoit Community College (928 and 92.2%) and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing (79 and 7.85%).

The most popular majors in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (146 and 14.5%), General Business Administration & Management (122 and 12.1%), and Registered Nursing (120 and 11.9%).

The median tuition costs in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 112 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 146 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 122 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was Natural Sciences with 112 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 928 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Massasoit Community College with 928 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

448
Degrees Awarded to Men
559
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 448 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA, which is 0.801 times less than the 559 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    637 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    228 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    50 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Plymouth & Norfolk Counties--Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was White students. These 637 degrees mean that there were 2.79 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 228 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA was $268,600 in 2018, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $259,500 to $268,600, a 3.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is 58.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$268,600
2018 Median
± $4,833
$259,500
2017 Median
± $4,429

In 2018, the median property value in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA grew to to $268,600 from the previous year's value of $259,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$62,170
Median Household Income
± $2,424
44.5k
Number of Households
± 1,405

In 2018, the median household income of the 44.5k households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA grew to $62,170 from the previous year's value of $59,310.

The following chart displays the households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.9%
2018 Homeownership
59%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 58.9% of the housing units in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.68% of the workforce in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Public Transit (7.17%)

In 2018, 75.3% of workers in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (7.17%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 33.7% on Medicaid, 8.47% on Medicare, 9.51% on non-group plans, and 0.71% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Massachusetts in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.35%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
33.7%
Medicaid
8.47%
Medicare
9.51%
Non-Group
0.71%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA declined by 11.2% from 3.77% to 3.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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