Brook, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Brook, Indiana

Comparing Brook to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 3 4


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
Median Family Income 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Brook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles NW of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 47922
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.866
Longitude -87.363

Brook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station LOWELL
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
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Brook Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,062 100%
Male 506 47.6%
Female 556 52.4%
Under 18 306 28.8%
18+ 756 71.2%
65+ 138 13%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,020 96%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 31 2.9%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 92 8.7%

Estimated Brook Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,009
Growth -53
Growth % -5%

Brook 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 20.4%
English 18.6%
German 16.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
Irish 9.2%
Dutch 4%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Polish 2.8%
Italian 2.1%
Swedish 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brook 1,062 $38,958
Earl Park 485 $37,188
Goodland 1,096 $41,875
Kentland 1,822 $45,043
Morocco 1,127 $40,089
Mount Ayr 147 $53,750
Rensselaer 5,294 $43,313

Brook Public Libraries

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Brook, Indiana
(219) 275-2471
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