Brockton, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 34,837 housing units in Brockton. This represents a 1.5% decline from 35,376 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 34,837 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Brockton is about 54.5%. Brockton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.74 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Brockton were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom17.40%
Two Bedrooms29.10%
Three Bedrooms39.20%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.03
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$128,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$119,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$522

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan7.70%
Simple Mortgage58.80%
Debt Free26.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21%