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Brooklyn, Connecticut - Basic Facts

Brooklyn is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Brooklyn Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Windham County at latitude 41.7882 and longitude -71.9498. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Brooklyn Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Brooklyn, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 968
Population in Households 678
Population in Familes 534
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density1 878
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 3.61
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $186,486
Average Home Value $217,213


Median Household Income $65,428
Average Household Income $74,694
Per Capita Income $25,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% -0.21%
Households -0.12% -0.32%
Families 0.61% -0.34%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brooklyn, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooklyn to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 131 8th
Population Density1 # 104 27th
Diversity Index2 # 33 77th
Median Household Income # 78 46th
Per Capita Income # 122 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.