Brook, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 969 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 459  (47.4%)
Females: 510  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47922.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,466 (it was $34,881 in 2000)
Brook:

$45,466
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,587 (it was $14,826 in 2000)

Brook town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,829 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Brook:

$100,829
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,056; detached houses: $143,665; townhouses or other attached units: $180,070; in 2-unit structures: $92,397; mobile homes: $121,159

Median gross rent in 2017: $604.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brook: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.3%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 46.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 70.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Brook, IN (2010)
    • 87888.1%White alone
    • 10010.0%Hispanic
    • 70.7%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Other race alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Brook detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Brook, Indiana as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brook is 340 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (16.5%), English (9.0%), Irish (8.5%), German (6.0%), Polish (4.0%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 1,466 people per square mile   (low).

Brook, Indiana map

110 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America, 1.2% Oceania).

This town:

10.7%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $704 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $680 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (40.7 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (69.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mount Ayr, IN (2.6 miles),
Morocco, IN (2.7 miles ),
Kentland, IN (2.8 miles ),
Goodland, IN (2.8 miles ),
Collegeville, IN (3.4 miles ),
Iroquois, IL (3.4 miles ),
Rensselaer, IN (3.5 miles ),
Sheldon, IL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 87.37 W

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Brook, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brook, IN in 2017
Brook satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Brook, IN residents
Average permit cost in Brook, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in Brook, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.8%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Brook, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Brook, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brook, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Brook-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Brook town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 tornado 29.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brook-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from Brook center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from Brook center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 162.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 259.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brook topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brook:

  • GEORGE ADE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, STATE HWY 16)
  • GEORGE ADE MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (3623 E SR 16)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brook:

  • KENTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KENTLAND, IN)
  • SHELDON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SHELDON, IL)
  • JASPER COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; RENSSELAER, IN)
  • RENSSELAER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RENSSELAER, IN)

Amtrak station near Brook:

  • 13 miles: RENSSELAER (619 N. CULLEN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brook:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 31 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 34 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Governors State University (about 45 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Valparaiso University (about 45 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Prairie State College (about 48 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 48 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Library in Brook:

  • BROOK-IROQUOIS-WASHINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $250,735; Location: 100 WEST MAIN STREET; 26,872 books; 842 audio materials; 1,339 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brook: Brook Volunteer Fire Department (A), Brook Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brook and their reported violations in the past:

BROOK WATER UTILITY (Population served: 996, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
GEORGE ADE MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Brook (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: at 244 West Main, branch established on 1931/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.9 mil, Deposits: $45.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Brook:

Marital status in Brook, IN
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Brook:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brook, IN (based on Newton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9963
Evangelical Protestant1,70010
Mainline Protestant1,45411
Other3-
None9,091-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Newton County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Newton County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newton County:

15.4%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.9%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brook:

24.0%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brook:

11.7%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brook:

34.4%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Brook:

51.8%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Brook:

75.9%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brook, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$6,018$36,1080$0
Financial Administration 1$2,534$30,4080$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$784
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$5,744
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$686
Totals for Government 3$8,552$34,2089$7,214

Brook government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($249.74)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($141.38)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($133.13)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($109.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000 ($94.94)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($7.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $22,000 ($22.70)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($13.42)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($4.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $186,000 ($191.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($6.19)

Brook government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($142.41)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($126.93)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $49,000 ($50.57)
    Highways: $6,000 ($6.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($3.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($1.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($162.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $110,000 ($113.52)
    Other: $41,000 ($42.31)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($6.19)
  • Tax - Property: $73,000 ($75.34)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.03)

Brook government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($147.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,000 ($126.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($20.64)

Brook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,000 ($23.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $656,000 ($676.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($54.70)

7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jasper County, IN  1.68% ($38,376 average AGI)
to Lake County, IN  1.19% ($46,909)
to Tippecanoe County, IN  0.72% ($38,700)

Businesses in Brook, IN

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brook:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIN (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RENSSELAER, IN)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brook:

  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; RENSSELAER, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; EARL PARK, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPUM (90.5 FM; RENSSELAER, IN; Owner: ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Brook:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Brook fatal accident list:

Aug 27, 2015 03:30 AM, Sr- 55, Lat: 40.863739, Lon: -87.306336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 7, 2012 03:00 PM, Cr-Meridian Rd, Cr-500 S, Lat: 40.934956, Lon: -87.392494, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 2012 03:15 PM, Cr-600 S, Cr-300 E, Lat: 40.911511, Lon: -87.346556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 2008 04:30 PM, Sr-16, Iroquois River Rd, Lat: 40.866020, Lon: -87.282090, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $385,000Total costs
  • 175,252Total average daily traffic
  • 10,061Total average daily truck traffic
  • 320,352Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brook, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brook, IN

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1/4 Mi S Of Sr 16 3.2 Mi W Of Sr 55 (Lat: 40.858361 Lon: -87.366694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNF339, Licensee ID: L00103359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2005, Expiration Date: 12/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2016, Certifier: Allan Cox, Registrant: South Newton School Corporation, 110 N Third, Kentland, IN 47951, Phone: (219) 474-5185
  • .5 Mi W Sr 55 On Co Rd 1000 (Lat: 40.840861 Lon: -87.301694), Call Sign: WGK891, Licensee ID: L00037204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.725 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/1999, Expiration Date: 10/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004, Registrant: Norman Light, 3480 E 1000 S, Brook, IN 47922, Phone: (219) 275-2882

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NCWT, 2213 E State Rd 114 (Lat: 40.940111 Lon: -87.348861), Type: Tank, Structure height: 51 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WRCS924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2018, Expiration Date: 12/28/2028, Certifier: Derich Schultz, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA9WWW, Licensee ID: L00796644, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2024, Certifier: Paul G Vandervort, Registrant: Paul G Vandervort, 5289 S 150 E, Brook, IN 47922
  • Call Sign: KC9COR, Licensee ID: L00583565, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: Kyle D Conrad, Registrant: Kyle D Conrad, Brook, IN 47922

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75091 , Serial Number: 32R-7680256, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2009
    Registrant (Individual): David Pettet, 10424 W 1100 S, Brook, IN 47922

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 17 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Brook, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.7%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brook, IN
    • 5648.7%Outside Fires
    • 4337.4%Structure Fires
    • 1311.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brook, IN
Most common first names in Brook, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2073.6 years
Mary1980.5 years
William1776.1 years
Charles1380.2 years
Ruth984.9 years
Helen871.6 years
Margaret785.9 years
Robert778.3 years
Chester783.7 years
Ethel789.4 years
Most common last names in Brook, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whaley2476.8 years
Sell1277.3 years
Honn1178.1 years
Lyons1079.8 years
Miller986.5 years
Curtis879.6 years
Wilson870.1 years
Williams774.6 years
Conn678.0 years
Lawrence684.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brook, IN
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brook, IN
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity


Brook compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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