New Braintree, Massachusetts

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High Points

New Braintree strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% New Braintree People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% New Braintree Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% New Braintree Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% New Braintree Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of New Braintree, Massachusetts

Comparing New Braintree to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 1
Age of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 6
Median Family Income 9 5
People Above Poverty 9 6
College Educated Adults 9 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 1
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 6
Affordability of Rents 3 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6
People Living Alone 1 1

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New Braintree Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01531
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.327
Longitude -72.126

New Braintree Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
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New Braintree Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 927 100%
Male 470 50.7%
Female 457 49.3%
Under 18 272 29.3%
18+ 655 70.7%
65+ 79 8.5%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.14
White 919 99.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated New Braintree Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,092
Growth 165
Growth % 17.8%

New Braintree Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 16.4%
French (except Basque) 15.9%
English 14.3%
Polish 11.7%
French Canadian 10.1%
German 6%
Italian 4.5%
US/American 4.3%
Lithuanian 3.8%
Swedish 2.4%
Scottish 1.5%
Greek 1.2%
Egyptian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Celtic 0.7%
European 0.7%
Armenian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Syrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Braintree 927 $60,417
Barre 5,113 $56,069
Brookfield 3,051 $54,519
Hardwick 2,622 $54,667
North Brookfield 4,683 $51,750
Oakham 1,673 $63,487
West Brookfield 3,804 $58,750

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