Brooklyn, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Brooklyn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,063 as of July 1, 2015. Brooklyn ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brooklyn is located at latitude 41.7899 and longitude -71.9542 in Windham County. The formal boundaries for the Brooklyn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Windham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Brooklyn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631560) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brooklyn Census Designated Place is located within Town of Brooklyn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Windham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brooklyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Brooklyn Census Designated Place, CT Boundary Map

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Brooklyn, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,063
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 307
Population Density1 964
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 3.62
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $190,341
Average Home Value $220,073


Median Household Income $80,308
Average Household Income $77,042
Per Capita Income $27,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 0.91%
Households 1.93% 1.21%
Families 2.68% 1.34%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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, 2015 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 # 129 10th
Population Density1 # 98 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 32 78th
Median Household Income # 48 67th
Per Capita Income # 110 23rd

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