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Demographics

People

Total Population1,120
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens29%
Employed Population 16+602
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married45.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,688
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,185

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,957
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home11.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.9%
% Using Public Transportation3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$932
Median House Value$198,900

Ancestry

Irish19.6%
English16.5%
French Except Basque16.5%
Canadian13%
Polish7.9%
Italian5.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.6%
Norwegian3.4%
Greek2.9%
Swedish2.7%
Slovak2.2%
German1.9%
Welsh1.7%
Danishn0.7%
Haitian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
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West Brookfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1585
Phone Area Codes508,413
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
Brookfield675$63,281
East Brookfield1,203$80,536
New Braintree1,106$86,875
North Brookfield2,278$74,492
Ware5,771$55,960
Warren1,228$42,621

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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