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People

Total Population 1,526
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 675
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 51%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $29,607
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,048

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,604
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $702
Median House Value $89,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 14.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brookston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles N of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County White
Standard Zip Codes 47923
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.602
Longitude -86.867

Brookston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DELPHI 3 S
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station LAFAYETTE 8 S
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station RENSSELAER
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Battle Ground 1,085 $83,631
Chalmers 450 $58,889
Delphi 2,874 $45,528
Monticello 5,332 $55,020
Reynolds 562 $58,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Brookston-prairie Twp Pl
111 W 2ND ST
Brookston, Indiana
(765) 563-6511

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