Brooklyn, Michigan

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 13% Brooklyn Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Brooklyn, Michigan

Comparing Brooklyn to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Racial Diversity 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Housing Recently Built 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5

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Brooklyn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SW of Ann Arbor, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio
County Jackson
Metro Area Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 49230
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.105
Longitude -84.248

Brooklyn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station MILAN 4 ESE
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
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Brooklyn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,176 100%
Male 529 45%
Female 647 55%
Under 18 276 23.5%
18+ 900 76.5%
65+ 258 21.9%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,152 98%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 6 0.5%
Mixed Race 9 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 2%

Estimated Brooklyn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,363
Growth 187
Growth % 15.9%

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 24.2%
English 12.2%
US/American 11.2%
Irish 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
French (except Basque) 5.9%
Polish 5.8%
Swedish 4.4%
Italian 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Hungarian 1.8%
Dutch 1.8%
Scottish 1.3%
Armenian 1.3%
European 0.9%
Croatian 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Russian 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brooklyn 1,176 $48,750
Addison 627 $45,313
Cement City 452 $42,679
Grass Lake 1,082 $52,143
Jackson 36,316 $39,072
Manchester 2,160 $56,875
Onsted 813 $52,500
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Brooklyn High Schools (2004)

Serves 528 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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