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Education

Educational Attainment 1

Approximately 2,503 residents three years and older are enrolled in school. 89 are in nursery school, 93 are in kindergarten, 1,214 are in elementary school or middle school (1st through 8th grade), 540 are in high school, and 567 are in college or graduate school.
Educational attainment out of 7,716 residents 25 and older
Less than 9th grade Dropped out in high school High School Diploma Some college Associate's Bachelor's Graduate or professional degree
245 588 2,726 1,528 1,007 1,190 432

Of residents 25 and older approximately 89.2% (+-2.5% margin of error) have completed high school and 21% (+-3.5% margin of error) have completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

K-12 Schools

The national student to teacher ratio is 15.7 to 1 in public schools and 11.1 to 1 in private schools according to the National Center for Education Statistics (2010 Digest).
The average student-teacher ratio for Holbrook is 14.90 to 1 based off of the data available to us.
School Address Phone Number Student to Teacher Ratio Total Students
Elementary / Primary Schools
John F Kennedy 339 Plymouth St (781) 767-4600 17.37 425
Middle School
South 719 So. Franklin St (781) 767-0211 14.00 290
High School
Holbrook Jr Sr High 245 So. Franklin St (781) 767-4616 13.33 472

Libraries

Library Address Phone Number Website
Holbrook Public Library 2 Plymouth St.
Holbrook Massachusetts, 2343
(781) 767-3644 www.holbrookpubliclibrary.org

Living

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Holbrook has an approximate population of 10791 people.
Closest Cities and Places: Randolph MA (~3.10 miles) Abington MA (~3.11 miles) Braintree Town MA (~3.91 miles) Brockton MA (~4.71 miles) Weymouth Town MA (~4.97 miles)
Nearest Large Cities: Boston MA (~12.68 miles) Cambridge MA (~16.75 miles) Providence RI (~31.01 miles) Lowell MA (~37.55 miles) Worcester MA (~41.99 miles)

Housing, Rent, and Vehicles 1

Out of 4,083 households nearly 194 have no vehicles available for use.
1,285 (31.5%) have one vehicle, 1,916 (46.9%) have two vehicles, and 688 (16.9%) have 3 or more.
There are approximately 4,083 occupied housing units in Holbrook. 2,986 are owner-occupied and 1,097 are renter-occupied.
The average home size for homes that are owned is 3 people while the average rented household is home to 2 people.
When did they move here?
2005 or later 2000 to 2004 1990 to 1999 1980 to 1989 1970 to 1979 1969 or earlier
1,211 (29.7%) 787 (19.3%) 898 (22%) 337 (8.3%) 314 (7.7%) 536 (13.1%)
Percentage by year that people moved to Holbrook

The average home value is estimated to be $308,100.
70.6% of homes have a mortgage while 29.4% do not have a mortgage.
Let's see how the home values breakdown
Under $50,000 $50,000 to $99,999 $100,000 to $149,999 $150,000 to $199,999 $200,000 to $299,999 $300,000 to $499,999 $500,000 to $999,999 $1,000,000 or more
3.5% 2% 0.9% 4.9% 35.4% 50.4% 2.7% 0.3%

The average rent per month in Holbrook is $1,155.
Let's take a look at how much renters pay per month
Less than $200 $200 to $299 $300 to $499 $500 to $749 $750 to $999 $1,000 to $1,499 over $1,500
0% 6.6% 11.9% 5.4% 14.8% 44.8% 16.4%

Employment and Income 1

Out of an estimated 8,652 residents 16 and older 6,224 are in the labor force while 2,428 are not in the labor force. Of those within the labor force approximately 4.5% are unemployed.
Public vs. Private: Approximately 83.9% work for a private business while 10.9% work for the government. 5.2% are self-employed (and not incorporated).
The mean travel time to work is 29.3 minutes.
Means of Transportation to Work
Car, Truck, Van (alone) Car, Truck, Van (carpooled) Public Transportation Walked Other Means Work from home
82.3% 7.5% 5% 1.8% 1.5% 1.8%

Occupation Number of workers Percentage
Management, business, science, arts 1,710 29.3%
Service Industry 983 16.8%
Sales and Office 1,695 29.1%
Construction, natural resources, maintenance 832 14.3%
Production and Transportation 614 10.5%
Occupation comparison for Holbrook

Industry Number of workers Percentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing/hunting, mining 13 0.2%
Construction 779 13.4%
Manufacturing 325 5.6%
Wholesale 128 2.2%
Retail 767 13.1%
Transportation, warehousing, utilities 207 3.5%
Information 144 2.5%
Finance, real estate, rentals, 686 11.8%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, waste management 461 7.9%
Education, health care, social service 1,230 21.1%
Art, recreation, entertainment, food service, accommodations 419 7.2%
Other services 472 8.1%
Public administration 203 3.5%
Most common industries chart for Holbrook

The median household income is $62,623 while the mean household income is $73,742.
The median income for all workers in the labor force is $33,235. The median is $55,107 for full-time men compared to $40,692 for full-time women.
Household Income Number of Households Percentage
Less than $10,000 150 3.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 112 2.7%
$15,000 to $24,999 306 7.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 430 10.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 534 13.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 1,001 24.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 563 13.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 692 16.9%
$150,000 to $199,999 211 5.2%
$200,000 or more 84 2.1%

Marital Status 1

Marital Status (of men and women over 15)
Men
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 1,655 37.5% +/-6.5%
Currently Married 2,290 51.9% +/-6%
Separated 75 1.7% +/-1.8%
Widowed 78 1.8% +/-1%
Divorced 317 7.2% +/-3.1%
Marital status of men in Holbrook
Women
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 1,122 25.8% +/-5.9%
Currently Married 2,346 53.9% +/-7.4%
Separated 124 2.8% +/-2.4%
Widowed 455 10.5% +/-3.3%
Divorced 306 7% +/-3.1%
Marital status of women in Holbrook

Demographics

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Age 2

Age Demographics
The median age for all residents is 41.3. The median age for men is 39.8 and 42.5 for women.
Age Total Percent
Under 5 638 5.9%
5 to 9 642 5.9%
10 to 14 692 6.4%
15 to 19 658 6.1%
20 to 24 636 5.9%
25 to 29 586 5.4%
30 to 34 649 6%
35 to 39 725 6.7%
40 to 44 769 7.1%
45 to 49 950 8.8%
50 to 54 913 8.5%
55 to 59 723 6.7%
60 to 64 631 5.8%
65 to 69 467 4.3%
70 to 74 311 2.9%
75 to 79 324 3%
80 to 85 277 2.6%
85 or older 200 1.9%

Race and Ethnicity 2

Race and Ethnicity
Race Total Percent
White 8,721 80.8%
Black 918 8.5%
Hispanic or Latino 474 4.4%
Asian 310 2.9%
Native American/Alaskan Native 22 0.2%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 2 0%
Other Race 108 1%
Two or more races 236 2.2%
Race and Ethnicity breakdown of Holbrook

Things To Do and See

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Historic Places to See

2 locations have been certified with the National Register of Historic Places. They are as follows:
Historic Place Address Date Certified
Holbrook Square Historic District Roughly N. Franklin St. From Union St. To Linfield St. 2006-05-10
Roberts School 320 Union St. 2007-08-30

Additional Information

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Crime Rates

Source: FBI Crime in the United States - Offenses Known to Law Enforcement by State by City, 2010
Violent Crime Murder Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
59 0 4 6 49
Property Crime Burglary Larceny and Theft Motor Vehicle Theft
244 75 149 20

Farmers Markets

Market Address Schedule Location Website
Holbrook 231 Union St.- Rt 139
Holbrook Massachusetts, 2343

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1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

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