Brookfield, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 4,541.
Males: 2,274  (50.1%)
Females: 2,267  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31794

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,880 (it was $42,458 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$45,880
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,439 (it was $19,841 in 2000)

Brookfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,666 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$123,666
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $154,260; Detached houses: $203,511; Mobile homes: $69,564; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,168
Brookfield races chart
  • White alone - 3,798 (91.7%)
  • Black alone - 214 (5.2%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 39 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookfield: 137.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 328 feet

Land area: 57.5 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Brookfield, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Brookfield:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield CCD:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brookfield CCD:  0.9% ($722)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Brookfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (44.7 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (131.5 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (721.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tifton, GA (2.3 miles ), Unionville, GA (2.5 miles ), Phillipsburg, GA (2.6 miles ), Enigma, GA (2.6 miles ), Oak Ridge, GA (2.7 miles ), Chula, GA (3.0 miles ), Irwinville, GA (3.5 miles ), Ocilla, GA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.48 N, Longitude: 83.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Brookfield household income distribution Brookfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Brookfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brookfield, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Brookfield place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.1 miles away from Brookfield center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 410.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from Brookfield center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 260.6 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 Tift County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brookfield:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - TIFTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFTON NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF TIFT AREA (Hospital, about 5 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TIFTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 7 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • South Georgia State College (about 34 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 41 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Albany State University (about 44 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Valdosta State University (about 45 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Albany Technical College (about 45 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 48 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)

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Notable locations in Brookfield: Tift County Fire Department Station 6 (A), Tift County Fire Department Station 8 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brookfield include: Vanceville Church (A), Corinth Church (B), Brighton Church (C), Brookfield Baptist Church (D), Brookfield Methodist Church (E), Liberty Church (F), First Defiance Church (G), Mount Olive Church (H), New River Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Harding Cemetery (1), Lawrence Cemetery (2), Tift Memorial Gardens (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Moss Lake (A), Mudcat Lake (B), Big Mud Lake (C), Gun Lake (D), Graveyard Lake (E), Goodman Lake (F), Ferry Lake (G), Bakers Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Thick Creek (A), Gum Creek (B), Little Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tift County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.1%

Brookfield compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brookfield CCD (based on Tift County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.61%
Here: 55.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist AssociationEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.3%15.8%9.7%3.1%2.7%
Congregations32.4%14.7%10.3%4.4%1.5%
NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristProgressive Primitive BaptistsOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.1%1.1%5.6%
Congregations1.5%1.5%2.9%5.9%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tift County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Tift County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Tift County:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tift County:

32.0%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

14.6%

7.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200533,911 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Berrien County, GA  0.47% ($31,475 average AGI)
from Worth County, GA  0.45% ($25,136)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.44% ($26,561)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200633,938 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Colquitt County, GA  0.43% ($22,857 average AGI)
to Worth County, GA  0.42% ($24,818)
to Berrien County, GA  0.36% ($19,298)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WTIF (1340 AM; 1 kW; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WOKA (1310 AM; 4 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WABR (91.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMM, COMMISSION)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WRDO (96.9 FM; FITZGERALD, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPLH (103.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: ABRAHAM BALDWIN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Brookfield:

  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W51AR (Channel 51; TIFTON, GA; Owner: NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Brookfield on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers"
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