West Brooklyn, Illinois

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West Brooklyn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 61378
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.692
Longitude -89.146

West Brooklyn Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station WALNUT
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
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West Brooklyn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 174 100%
Male 87 50%
Female 87 50%
Under 18 61 35.1%
18+ 113 64.9%
65+ 13 7.5%
Median Age 32
Average Family Size 3.56
White 160 92%
African-American 1 0.6%
Asian 1 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 1.1%
Other 3 1.7%
Mixed Race 7 4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 5.7%

Estimated West Brooklyn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 171
Growth -3
Growth % -1.7%

West Brooklyn 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
German 40.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.6%
Irish 15.6%
English 9.9%
French (except Basque) 8.5%
Scotch-Irish 5.7%
Danish 2.8%
Norwegian 1.4%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Brooklyn 174 $44,750
Amboy 2,561 $42,027
Compton 347 $39,375
Mendota 7,272 $46,279
Paw Paw 852 $47,500
Steward 271 $51,500
Sublette 456 $51,250
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