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Brook, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Brook had a population of 969 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 969
Population in Households 949
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,431
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $53,209
Average Household Income $67,234
Per Capita Income $27,024


Total Housing Units 426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $86,632
Average Home Value $118,536


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 259
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 -0.34% -0.31%
Households -0.19% -0.27%
Families -0.68% -0.39%
Median Household Income   3.98%
Per Capita Income   4.55%

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, 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 # 342 50th
Population Density # 302 56th
Diversity Index # 103 85th
Median Household Income # 306 55th
Per Capita Income # 229 66th

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