Brooklyn, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Brooklyn, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Brooklyn had a population of 729 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooklyn: Lovejoy.

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Brooklyn, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 596
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 877
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $18,098
Average Household Income $34,631
Per Capita Income $14,014


Total Housing Units 326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (27.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (62.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $52,174
Average Home Value $76,111


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.33% -0.36%
Households -0.2% -0.27%
Families -0.45% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.17%

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, 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 # 794 42nd
Population Density # 835 39th
Diversity Index # 674 51st
Median Household Income # 1368 0th
Per Capita Income # 1358 1st

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