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Brook, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Brook had a population of 1,005 as of July 1, 2017. Brook ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brook is located at latitude 40.8661 and longitude -87.3657 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Brook (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Town of Brook (GNIS ID: 2396604) 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 Brook is located within Township of Iroquois, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brook population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Brook, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,005
Daytime Population: Workers 123
Daytime Population: Residents 537
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 660
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 986
Population in Familes 811
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1,484
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $52,443
Average Household Income $64,802
Per Capita Income $25,727


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $84,663
Average Home Value $113,276


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% 0.14%
Households 0.14% 0.15%
Families -0.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Brook, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brook to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 334 51st
Population Density # 284 58th
Diversity Index # 113 83rd
Median Household Income # 261 62nd
Per Capita Income # 240 65th

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