Brooklyn, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Brooklyn had a population of 1,470 as of July 1, 2016. Brooklyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brooklyn is located at latitude 39.5433 and longitude -86.3672 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Brooklyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Town of Brooklyn (GNIS ID: 2396605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Brooklyn is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brooklyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Brooklyn, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,470
Population in Households 1,470
Population in Familes 1,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,196
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 543
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 399 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $112,634
Average Home Value $132,707


Median Household Income $51,993
Average Household Income $60,881
Per Capita Income $22,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.33% -0.75%
Households -1.05% -0.6%
Families -1.65% -0.69%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brooklyn, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooklyn to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 274 60th
Population Density1 # 91 87th
Diversity Index2 # 351 48th
Median Household Income # 260 62nd
Per Capita Income # 355 48th

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