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People

Total Population 1,012
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 416
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $32,019
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,990

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,472
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $77,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 7.4%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station KENTLAND
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Earl Park 407 $55,833
Goodland 1,003 $56,250
Kentland 1,886 $53,017
Morocco 1,111 $44,957
Mount Ayr 116 $53,125
Rensselaer 5,495 $55,647

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

Brook Public Libraries

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Brook-iroquois Twp Pl
100 W MAIN ST
Brook, Indiana
(219) 275-2471
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