Brooklyn, Wisconsin

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Brooklyn, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Brooklyn Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Brooklyn People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Brooklyn Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Brooklyn, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Racial Diversity 5 6
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Short Commute Times 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Brooklyn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles S of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Green
Standard Zip Codes 53521
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.853
Longitude -89.37

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 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 27 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Brooklyn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 916 100%
Male 467 51%
Female 449 49%
Under 18 276 30.1%
18+ 640 69.9%
65+ 77 8.4%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.08
White 900 98.3%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 7 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.4%

Estimated Brooklyn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,148
Growth 232
Growth % 25.3%

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 31.9%
Norwegian 13.7%
English 9.7%
Irish 9.1%
US/American 7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Danish 4.6%
Polish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Swiss 2.8%
Czech 2.6%
European 1.5%
Finnish 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brooklyn 916 $51,607
Albany 1,191 $46,071
Belleville 1,908 $55,909
Evansville 4,039 $58,451
Fitchburg 20,501 $64,106
Oregon 7,514 $65,518
Stoughton 12,354 $58,543
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