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Brooklyn, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Brooklyn had a population of 738 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooklyn: Lovejoy.

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Brooklyn, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 738
Daytime Population: Workers 508
Daytime Population: Residents 460
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 738
Population in Familes 601
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 888
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $17,948
Average Household Income $33,766
Per Capita Income $13,589


Total Housing Units 326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (27.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (63.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $47,340
Average Home Value $69,944


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 187
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 -0.2% -0.44%
Households -0.14% -0.34%
Families -0.36% -0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

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, 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 # 794 42nd
Population Density # 825 40th
Diversity Index # 674 51st
Median Household Income # 1368 0th
Per Capita Income # 1358 1st

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