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As of 2010-2014, the total population of West Brookfield is 1,352, which is 16.02% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The West Brookfield population density is 763.83 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 630.76 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in West Brookfield is white, which represent 91.79% of the total population. The average West Brookfield education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,352. #210

Population Growth Since 2000, #205

West Brookfield, MA

Population Density, #173

West Brookfield, MA
763.83 per square mile
630.76 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,241 (91.79%, #138)
Black:106 (7.84%, #21)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #220)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #186)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #112)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5 (0.37%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,188 (87.87%) out of the total population of 1,352 reported first ancestry.

 West Brookfield, MA% of the Total PopulationMassachusettsU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank1.10%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish80.59%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch00.00%, see rank0.65%1.40%
English18713.83%, see rank10.33%8.02%
French42231.21%, see rank11.20%3.34%
German493.62%, see rank6.24%15.03%
Greek221.63%, see rank1.24%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.30%0.46%
Irish24518.12%, see rank22.17%10.80%
Italian967.10%, see rank13.57%5.52%
Norwegian594.36%, see rank0.53%1.42%
Polish15411.39%, see rank4.80%3.01%
Portuguese292.14%, see rank4.63%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank1.76%0.92%
Scotch-Irish110.81%, see rank0.67%0.99%
Scottish171.26%, see rank2.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank1.86%0.95%
Swedish151.11%, see rank1.75%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian60.44%, see rank0.36%0.31%
American1188.73%, see rank4.41%7.12%
Welsh90.67%, see rank0.34%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 640 (47.34%, see rank)
Females: 712 (52.66%, see rank)

West Brookfield, MA
Male: 47.34%
Female: 52.66%
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
West Brookfield, MA
51.60 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
West Brookfield, MA
51.40 years old
37.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
West Brookfield, MA
51.80 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 West Brookfield, MA% of the Total PopulationMassachusettsU.S.
Under 5 years372.74%, see rank5.49%6.36%
5 to 9 years1269.32%, see rank5.73%6.51%
10 to 14 years402.96%, see rank6.03%6.59%
15 to 19 years221.63%, see rank6.98%6.85%
20 to 24 years1067.84%, see rank7.25%7.13%
25 to 34 years1329.76%, see rank13.41%13.47%
35 to 44 years1239.10%, see rank12.88%12.96%
45 to 54 years16712.35%, see rank15.07%14.09%
55 to 64 years30422.49%, see rank12.77%12.29%
65 to 74 years997.32%, see rank7.65%7.64%
75 to 84 906.66%, see rank4.49%4.25%
85 years and over1067.84%, see rank2.26%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 West Brookfield, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,021, 100%4,561,346209,056,129
Less Than High School166, 16.26%, see rank10.48%13.67%
High School Graduate452, 44.27%, see rank25.56%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree191, 18.71%, see rank23.98%29.09%
Bachelor Degree180, 17.63%, see rank22.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree32, 3.13%, see rank17.38%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.65, see rank14.1813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 West Brookfield, MA MassachusettsU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten6331.75%68.25%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)11467.54%, see rank32.46%, see rank90.62%9.38%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)29100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank88.48%11.52%90.60%9.40%
College7983.54%, see rank16.46%, see rank53.76%46.24%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School11100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank30.49%69.51%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 West Brookfield, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Total Households592, 100%2,538,485116,211,092
Average Household Size2.16, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households210, 35.47%, see rank28.80%27.57%
2 or More Person Households382, 64.53%, see rank71.20%72.43%
Family Households (Families)349, 58.95%, see rank63.62%66.22%
Average Family Size2.85, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family270, 45.61%, see rank46.91%48.42%
Nonfamily Households243, 41.05%, see rank36.38%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 West Brookfield, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,149see rank5,509,044252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over536100%, see rank2,637,974123,281,364
Never Married11321.08%, see rank38.70%35.77%
Married30757.28%, see rank50.79%52.04%
Widowed427.84%, see rank2.59%2.57%
Divorced7413.81%, see rank7.92%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over613100%, see rank2,871,070129,692,771
Never Married17328.22%, see rank33.46%29.48%
Married29748.45%, see rank46.69%49.19%
Widowed579.30%, see rank8.86%9.16%
Divorced8614.03%, see rank10.99%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 West Brookfield, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Native1,33798.89%, see rank84.72%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,07479.44%, see rank62.47%58.73%
Born in Different State26319.45%, see rank19.64%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank2.61%1.42%
Foreign Born151.11%, see rank15.28%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship110.81%, see rank7.82%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship40.30%, see rank7.46%7.09%
Born In Europe110.81%, see rank3.50%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank4.54%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank1.33%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank5.40%6.83%
Born In Northern America40.30%, see rank0.46%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 West Brookfield, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
English54091.22%, see rank75.89%79.39%
Spanish00.00%, see rank8.35%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages528.78%, see rank10.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank3.83%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.33%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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