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The Village of West Brooklyn had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for West Brooklyn is located at latitude 41.6928 and longitude -89.1473 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Brooklyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Village of West Brooklyn (GNIS ID: 2400127) 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 Village of West Brooklyn is located within Township of Brooklyn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West 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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West Brooklyn, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 139
Population in Households 139
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,302
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $200,000


Median Household Income $57,288
Average Household Income $67,333
Per Capita Income $27,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.37%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

West Brooklyn, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Brooklyn to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 1277 7th
Population Density1 # 583 57th
Diversity Index2 # 506 63rd
Median Household Income # 473 65th
Per Capita Income # 536 61st

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