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A Taste of Brockton, Massachusetts

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BROCKTON?

  1. Brockton is a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States; the population was 93,810 in the 2010 Census. Brockton, along with Plymouth, are the county seats of Plymouth County. Brockton is the seventh largest city in Massachusetts and is sometimes referred to the "City of Champions", due to the success of native boxers Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler, as well as its successful Brockton High School sports programs.

  2. Brockton is one of the windiest cities in the United States, with an average wind speed of 14.3 mph.

  3. Brockton has experienced dramatic demographic change in the past six years. Its population continues to boom, as does the rest of Southeastern Massachusetts, which is Massachusetts's fasting growing region. The African-American population in Brockton has nearly doubled in the last six years.

  4. During the American Civil War, Brockton was America's largest producer of shoes, and until the latter parts of the 20th century Brockton had a large shoe and leather products industry.

  5. Brockton was named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People in the United States in 2005, 2008, 2010, and 2011. This prestigious award is given out by America's Promise Alliance in recognition of those communities that are taking action to reduce dropout rates and provide supportive services to youth.

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WEEI 93.7 FM Lawrence, MA Sports
WJMN 94.5 FM Boston, MA Hip Hop
WBQT 96.9 FM Boston, MA Urban Contemporary
WBZ 98.5 FM Boston, MA Sports
WWBB 101.5 FM Providence, RI Classic Hits
WEDX 101.7 FM Lynn, MA Dance
WCIB 101.9 FM Falmouth, MA Classic Hits
WODS 103.3 FM Boston, MA Top-40
WROR 105.7 FM Framingham, MA Classic Hits
WWKX 106.3 FM Woonsocket, RI Hip Hop
WXKS 107.9 FM Medford, MA Top-40

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Demographics of Brockton, Massachusetts

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

42.9%

31.2%

0.36%

2.3%

10.0%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Brockton, Massachusetts

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Businesses in Brockton, Massachusetts


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black and White Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   - 333 Warren Avenue Brockton, MA 02301-5284 (508) 588-4549

  2. Looking Good Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 728 Main St Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 586-9605  - (reviews)

  3. Natuurliks -  Category: Natural Hair Salons -   - 600 N. Montello St. Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 510-897  - (reviews)

  4. Roots Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 337 Belmont St. Brockton, Massachusetts 02301 (508) 405-7881  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. P & P Soul Food -  Category: Barbecue, Southern/Soul -   880 Main St Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 427-9339   - (reviews)

  2. Ram's Roti Restaurant -  Category: Caribbean -   27 Pleasant St Brockton, MA 02301 (508) 587-5535

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CHURCHES



  1. Kingdom Church of God In Christ -  700 Crescent St Brockton, MA 02302 (508) 584-7400   - (visit website)

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