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Brooklyn, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Brooklyn had a population of 736 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brooklyn is located at latitude 38.6544 and longitude -90.1679 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brooklyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Village of Brooklyn (GNIS ID: 2397466) 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 Brooklyn is located within Township of Stites, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brooklyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooklyn: Lovejoy.

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Brooklyn, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 736
Population in Households 736
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 885
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (27.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (62.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $45,918
Average Home Value $71,111


Median Household Income $17,192
Average Household Income $31,754
Per Capita Income $12,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.27%
Households -0.21% -0.27%
Families -0.42% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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.

Brooklyn, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 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 # 800 42nd
Population Density1 # 839 39th
Diversity Index2 # 641 53rd
Median Household Income # 1368 0th
Per Capita Income # 1360 1st

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