Brooklyn, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Brooklyn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,021 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Brooklyn, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,021
Daytime Population: Workers 478
Daytime Population: Residents 410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 888
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 723
Population in Familes 569
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density2 926
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $75,758
Average Household Income $79,610
Per Capita Income $30,756


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $249,167
Average Home Value $330,233


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 3.63
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.1%
Households 0.71% 0.2%
Families 1.17% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

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, 2017 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 # 101 30th
Diversity Index # 32 78th
Median Household Income # 68 53rd
Per Capita Income # 106 26th

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