Brookwood, Alabama

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Brookwood, Alabama

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High Points

Brookwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Brookwood Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Brookwood Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 14% Brookwood Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Brookwood Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Brookwood Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 18% Brookwood Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Brookwood, Alabama

Comparing Brookwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 9
Racial Diversity 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
College Educated Adults 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 2 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Affordability of Rents 5 3
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Brookwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles E of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Tuscaloosa
Metro Area Tuscaloosa
Standard Zip Codes 35444
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.255
Longitude -87.32

Brookwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 43 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
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Brookwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,483 100%
Male 738 49.8%
Female 745 50.2%
Under 18 428 28.9%
18+ 1,055 71.1%
65+ 111 7.5%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,452 97.9%
African-American 8 0.5%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 17 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Brookwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,466
Growth -17
Growth % -1.1%

Brookwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 45.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
Irish 8.5%
German 8%
English 6.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.6%
Italian 3.4%
European 1.8%
Scottish 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
Polish 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
British 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brookwood 1,483 $46,071
Coaling 1,115 $55,125
Lake View 1,357 $60,119
North Johns 142 $33,750
Tuscaloosa 77,906 $41,753
Vance 500 $50,833
West Blocton 1,372 $38,854
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Brookwood High Schools (2004)

15981 HIGHWAY 216
Serves 753 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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