Brookline

The town of Brookline is comprised of many neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive culture, architecture and available resources.
Coolidge Corner
Located in the heart of Brookline where Harvard and Beacon Streets meet, Coolidge Corner is home to many fine boutiques, specialty stores, cafés and restaurants. Of particular note is the Coolidge Corner Theater, a restored art deco movie theater premiering art house and independent films. Find out more about Coolidge Corner happenings here.
Washington Square
Washington Square is the intersection of Beacon and Washington Streets. Noted for its long relationship with fabulous eateries, the square has expanded to include many of the area’s finest restaurants.
Brookline Village
Harvard Street in Brookline Village has been described by the Boston Globe as having “some of the best shopping in the Greater Boston area.”  Its unique character is defined by an eclectic collection of restaurants and retail stores.
South Brookline
Known for its beautiful homes and green space, “SoBro” offers the quiet of the suburbs only a short distance from Brookline’s active community.   Close to Chestnut Hill, bordering Route 9 and the Jamaicaway, South Brookline is a little of the country right here in the city.
City/Government

  • Citysquares.com A handy listing of businesses in the Brookline and nearby Boston areas.
  • Arts & Entertainment

Brookline Real Estate Market Stats

Average Home Values

Price Distribution


Home Averages

$681,000 Average Price
1,342 Avg Home Size
1924 Avg Year Built

Owners vs Renters

Local vs National Home Values

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $611,900 $174,800
Median Single Family Home Value $1,495,700 $174,200
Median Condo Value $540,400 $178,900
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $576,400 $134,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $835,600 $168,100
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $1,228,200 $282,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 6.8% 27.2%
Percent Listing Price Reduction 22.9% 34.8%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $508 $111
Median List Price $739,000 $215,000
Median Sale Price $681,000 $217,800
Homes For Sale 0 0
Homes Recently Sold 0 0
Property Tax $5,735 $2,083
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 5.3% 4%
Median Value Per Sq Ft $546 $120
1-Yr. Change 6.1% 6.5%
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Local vs National Demographics

Local National
Median Household Income 66,711 44,512
Single Males 18.3% 14.6%
Single Females 24.1% 12.5%
Median Age 37 36
Homes With Kids 21.9% 31.4%
Average Household Size 2 2
Average Commute Time (Minutes) 29 26
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