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Demographics

People

Total Population1,015
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+438
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,379
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,591
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,066

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,058
% Above Poverty Level77.7%
% Below Poverty Level22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone31.4%
Median Gross Rent$578
Median House Value$75,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.2%
German13.1%
Irish10.2%
English6.8%
Italian6.1%
Swedish3.1%
Dutch2.7%
Polish2.7%
Scottish2.7%
French Except Basque2.4%
Slovak0.4%
Greek0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Brook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Newton County
Standard Zip Codes47922
Phone Area Codes219
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude40.86
Approximate Longitude-87.36

Brook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKENTLAND
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationWATSEKA 2 NW
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.2 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip40 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Earl Park411$52,500
Goodland999$50,972
Kentland1,842$51,250
Morocco999$47,604
Mount Ayr136$51,250
Rensselaer5,359$56,705

Brook Public Libraries

Brook-iroquois-washington Township Public Library
100 WEST MAIN STREET
Brook, Indiana
(219) 275-2471

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