Demographics

People

Total Population1,178
Male Share of the Population43.1%
Female Share of the Population56.9%
Senior Citizens29.7%
Employed Population 16+583
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married42.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.8%
Median Earnings25+$38,542
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,969

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,348
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work16.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$963
Median House Value$210,300

Ancestry

Irish15.6%
French Except Basque14.4%
Canadian11.5%
English11.3%
Polish6.2%
Italian5.6%
Swedish3.3%
Norwegian3.1%
Greek2.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2.3%
Slovak2%
Scottish1.7%
Welsh1.5%
Belgian0.8%
Lithuanian0.5%
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West Brookfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1585
Phone Area Codes5,08,413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.23
Approximate Longitude-72.14

West Brookfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEAST BRIMFIELD LAKE
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip47.4 inches
StationWORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 79 F
Oct Temp41 to 58 F
Annual Precip49 inches
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookfield724$65,375
East Brookfield1,167$77,313
North Brookfield2,226$71,719
Ware5,757$59,755
Warren1,193$43,578

West Brookfield Public Libraries

Merriam-gilbert Public Library
3 WEST MAIN ST.
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
(508) 867-1410

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West Brookfield Public Schools

West Brookfield Elementary
89 North Main Street
ZIP: 1585
(508) 867-4655
Primary
Total Enrollment 307

West Brookfield Private Schools

Warren Sda Elementary School
1570 Southbridge Rd
ZIP: 1585
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
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