Brookline, New Hampshire

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Brookline, New Hampshire

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Brookline Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Brookline People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Brookline Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Brookline College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Brookline, New Hampshire

Comparing Brookline to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Hampshire (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 5 8
Age of the Population 4 2
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Short Commute Times 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Brookline Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles W of Nashua, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hillsborough
Standard Zip Codes 03033
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.734
Longitude -71.658

Brookline Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NASHUA 2 NNW
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
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Brookline Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,181 100%
Male 2,119 50.7%
Female 2,062 49.3%
Under 18 1,406 33.6%
18+ 2,775 66.4%
65+ 209 5%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.36
White 4,092 97.9%
African-American 6 0.1%
Asian 26 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.2%
Other 9 0.2%
Mixed Race 38 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 38 0.9%

Estimated Brookline Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,709
Growth 528
Growth % 12.6%

Brookline 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
English 14.2%
Irish 13.7%
Italian 10.1%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
French Canadian 8.8%
German 8%
US/American 7.3%
Polish 4.8%
Scottish 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Canadian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Finnish 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Czech 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
Austrian 0.8%
Lebanese 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Celtic 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brookline 4,181 $80,214
Amherst 10,769 $97,913
Greenville 2,224 $48,750
Hollis 7,015 $104,737
Mason 1,147 $61,908
Milford 13,535 $61,682
Wilton 3,743 $61,311

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