Brooklyn, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Brooklyn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Brooklyn had a population of 1,456 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Brooklyn, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,456
Population in Households 1,456
Population in Familes 1,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,175
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,213
Average Household Income $63,912
Per Capita Income $23,808


Total Housing Units 630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $123,876
Average Home Value $146,212


Total Households 537
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 404
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.12% -0.65%
Households -0.93% -0.57%
Families -1.43% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

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, 2018 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 # 277 59th
Population Density # 92 87th
Diversity Index # 338 50th
Median Household Income # 305 55th
Per Capita Income # 416 39th

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