Brookland, Arkansas

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Brookland, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Brookland Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Brookland Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Brookland, Arkansas

Comparing Brookland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Age of the Population 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 9
Median Family Income 4 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 5 7
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Brookland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Craighead
Metro Area Jonesboro
Standard Zip Codes 72417
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.911
Longitude -90.581

Brookland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station KEISER
Distance 32.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 49 to 70 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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Brookland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,332 100%
Male 649 48.7%
Female 683 51.3%
Under 18 396 29.7%
18+ 936 70.3%
65+ 155 11.6%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 3.07
White 1,299 97.5%
African-American 9 0.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 9 0.7%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.1%

Estimated Brookland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,442
Growth 110
Growth % 8.3%

Brookland 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 52.9%
Irish 13.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
English 7.7%
German 7.1%
Scottish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
South African 0.5%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brookland 1,332 $37,500
Bay 1,800 $35,833
Black Oak 286 $32,917
Bono 1,512 $33,618
Jonesboro 55,515 $42,082
Lake City 1,956 $33,477
Paragould 22,017 $39,431
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Brookland High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 525 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

Brookland Colleges

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