Brooklyn, CT Profile: Facts & Data


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Brooklyn, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Brooklyn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,011 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Brooklyn, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,011
Population in Households 716
Population in Familes 566
Population in Group Qrtrs 295
Population Density2 917
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $75,329
Average Household Income $79,696
Per Capita Income $30,690


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $278,704
Average Home Value $330,691


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 3.6
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% -0.02%
Households 0.63% 0.0%
Families 0.93% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

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, 2018 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 # 130 9th
Population Density # 100 30th
Diversity Index # 30 80th
Median Household Income # 71 51st
Per Capita Income # 110 23rd

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