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Brookport, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Brookport had a population of 989 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Brookport is located at latitude 37.1258 and longitude -88.626 in Massac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brookport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Massac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Brookport (GNIS ID: 2393430) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brookport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brookport: Brooklyn, Pellonia.

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Brookport, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 989
Population in Households 989
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,514
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 418
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 280
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $52,848
Average Home Value $69,637


Median Household Income $39,300
Average Household Income $48,000
Per Capita Income $19,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.26%
Households 0.14% -0.19%
Families 2.1% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.96%
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.

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Brookport, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookport to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 711 48th
Population Density1 # 464 66th
Diversity Index2 # 419 69th
Median Household Income # 1164 15th
Per Capita Income # 1207 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.