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Demographics

People

Total Population1,433
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+668
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married49.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,152
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,583

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,500
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.6%
Median Gross Rent$681
Median House Value$90,000

Ancestry

German24.2%
Irish15.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
English9.8%
Polish3.9%
Dutch3.9%
Swedish3.6%
Scottish3.3%
French Except Basque2.7%
Canadian1.5%
Basque0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Italian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Brookston Almanac

CategoryValue
County White County
Standard Zip Codes47923
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude40.6
Approximate Longitude-86.86

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)

StationDELPHI 3 S
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationLAFAYETTE 8 S
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationRENSSELAER
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Battle Ground1,568$100,833
Chalmers478$66,042
Delphi3,023$46,809
Monticello5,312$50,284
Reynolds550$60,000
West Lafayette44,543$75,000

Brookston Public Libraries

Brookston-prairie Township Public Library
111 WEST 2ND STREET
Brookston, Indiana
(765) 563-6511

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Brookston Public Schools

Frontier Elementary
811 S Railroad
ZIP: 47923
(765) 563-3901
Primary
Total Enrollment 392
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