Brookline

An oasis of natural beauty cocooned between six of Boston’s neighborhoods.

Welcome to Brookline

Artistic vibrancy and breathtaking natural scenery next door to Boston. Discover Brookline real estate!
 
An oasis of natural beauty cocooned between six of Boston’s neighborhoods, the Brookline real estate market offers a charming mix of quintessential suburban living with the vibrancy and convenience of a big city. Teeming with incredible amenities, multi-acre nature preserves, and lush parks, as well as a variety of transit options, this town appeals to nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts seeking abode within a close-knit community.
 
Explore the tree-shrouded streets to discover an array of gorgeous, detailed homes running the gamut from lavish condominiums to splendid bungalows, exotic villas, and Victorians enticing families, singles, and couples with ample space and privacy, while the attractions of both Cambridge and Boston lie a hop, skip and jump away! Discover why most couples and families are searching the Brookline real estate market for their next home.
 

What to Love

  • Hanging out at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
  • Nature sanctuaries and miles of walking paths to explore
  • Homes preserved in their historical styles and design
  • Spacious parks for outdoor leisure

Local Lifestyle

Offering residents a sophisticated urban atmosphere, Brookline is a community that embraces all and sundry, regardless of age and background. And it doesn’t stop there. Plenty abounds to suit each lifestyle, whether you’re a retiree looking to fill your days with fitness classes or a youngster taking to the trails on an early weekend morning, this town creates a safe haven for everyone to soak in the luxuries, charm, and heritage it has to offer, easily making many lifelong residents.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Local shopping can be found at Brookline’s shopping districts—the indie shops, restaurants, cafes, and sassy boutiques of bustling Coolidge Corner plus Brookline Village, attracting shoppers and diners over the past century and a half. Whether you’d like to pick up some home furnishings at Boston General Store or grab jewelry and books from the Brookline Booksmith, this town has you covered!
 
Stop into the charming, rustic-chic Prairie Fire for yummy wood-fired margherita pizza, roasted oysters, and a cold brew, or reserve seats for a family dinner at the relaxed Cobble. Make Micheal’s Deli your go-to morning spot for hearty sandwiches before heading to work and savor yummy crepes and tea at the incredible Paris Creperie.
 
Kick back for a dinner of lobster rolls or seafood ceviche at Washington Square Tavern and treat yourself to refined traditional Spanish cuisine in a sophisticated spot draped in an intimate ambiance at the Barcelona Wine Bar, where the menu features assorted small plates, from paella mariscos to herbed goat cheese, spiced beef empanadas and shrimps & grits.
 

Things to Do

Defeat the challenging inclines and downhill slopes of the 28-mile long Boston Marathon route, which crosses through eight different cities and towns to win a prize or raise money for charity. Farmers Market bustles with life at Coolidge Corner, where vendors display everything from fresh flowers to delicious baked goods and ice cream!
 
If you’re a baseball fan, living in Brookline puts you a mere two miles away from Fenway Park, making it easy to catch more Red Sox games live. Having a golf course is one thing, but having an outstanding championship course set to be graced by widely known pro golfers in the 122nd US Open Championship—is a feat worthy of applause. Mark your calendar and step out of your house that day to see the action unfold at The Country Club
 
Locals love throwing picnics at Larz Anderson Park or taking to the trails for an evening hike through the hills. If you’d like to explore America’s oldest Car Collection, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is the perfect place to be!
 

Schools

Brookline is served by the Public Schools of Brookline, home to several high-ranked schools. If you are looking at homes for sale in Brookline, you can be confident you are making a great choice for your family. Some of the community’s coveted academic institutions include:
 

Overview for Brookline, MA

62,620 people live in Brookline, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $83,318. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,620

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$83,318

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookline, MA

Brookline has 26,762 households, with an average household size of 2.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brookline do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,620 people call Brookline home. The population density is 9,263.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

62,620

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

45.93 / 54.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
26,762

Total Households

2.28

Average Household Size

$83,318

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Brookline, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Brookline. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Maimonides School Elementary Section
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Apple Orchard School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Beaver Country Day School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
St Mary Of The Assumption Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Florida Ruffin Ridley School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Brookline Early Education Program at Putterham
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Brookline Early Education Program at Clark Road
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
New England Hebrew Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Brookline Early Education Program at Beacon
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
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