Community Dashboard

Town of Brookline Community Dashboard


201120122013

Quality of Community




Bachelor's Degree or higher, % of persons age 25+


Brookline
80%80%
Massachusetts
39%39%
Property Value$14,926,437,080$15,264,163,420$15,519,229,380
Percentage of Affordable Housing Stock8.0%8.1%8.1%
Storefront Vacancy Rates5.9%5.2%6.3%
Recycling Rate34.3%36.8%36.6%




Fiscal Strength




Credit RatingAaaAaaAaa
Funding of Long-Term Liabilities (Funding Ratio)


Pensions61.6%55.9%55.9%
OPEB's6.3%10.0%10.0%
Unreserved Fund Balance as a Percent of Revenue10.6%11.2%11.0%
Residential Tax Bill$7,573$7,788$8,046
Average Assessed Value of Single Family Home$1,027,300$1,059,400$1,071,750
Average Assessed Value of Condo$423,900$421,900$425,200




Public Safety




Total Part A Crimes961944926
Fire Response Time (Average)3:373:483:35
Ambulance Response Time (% of Calls Responded to in <6 minutes)94.8%93.7%93.2%




Public Health




Life Expectancy


Brooklinena87 years old87 years old
Massachusettsna81 years old81 years old
Over-Weight Rate Among School-age Children


Brooklinena21%17%
Massachusettsna32%29%




Education




SAT Scores


Critical Reading588599606
Math613630624
Writing594606606
Percentage in College within 1 year of High School Graduation8082TBD
Four-Year Graduation Rate929494