Brookfield, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 18,694 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 8,626  (46.1%)
Females: 10,068  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60513, 60546.

Brookfield Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,095 (it was $52,636 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$81,095
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,970 (it was $24,307 in 2000)

Brookfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $254,677 (it was $154,300 in 2000)
Brookfield:

$254,677
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,115.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brookfield: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brookfield, IL (2017)
    • 12,90668.5%White alone
    • 4,31122.9%Hispanic
    • 1,0155.4%Black alone
    • 3261.7%Asian alone
    • 1160.6%Two or more races
    • 510.3%American Indian alone
    • 200.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Brookfield, Illinois as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brookfield is 899 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Brookfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(10.7)
3
(16.2)
3
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.6)
5
(28.3)
2
(10.5)
8
(42.0)
4
(21.0)
7
(36.7)
6
(31.7)
5
(26.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(16.1)
6
(32.5)
1
(5.5)
5
(27.5)
1
(5.5)
29
(164.1)
8
(42.0)
8
(42.0)
5
(26.2)
4
(21.0)
2
(10.6)
4
(21.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(69.6)
9
(48.7)
9
(49.3)
12
(66.0)
15
(83.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.3)
13
(68.2)
8
(42.0)
18
(94.5)
6
(31.7)
3
(16.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
85
(455.1)
61
(330.4)
23
(126.0)
25
(137.5)
41
(226.8)
68
(384.7)
58
(304.7)
57
(298.9)
74
(388.5)
52
(272.9)
67
(353.8)
34
(181.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
254
(1,360)
308
(1,668)
294
(1,610)
268
(1,474)
179
(990.2)
246
(1,392)
223
(1,172)
248
(1,300)
278
(1,459)
162
(850.3)
189
(998.2)
188
(1,005)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(133.8)
16
(86.7)
11
(60.3)
15
(82.5)
10
(55.3)
5
(28.3)
7
(36.8)
8
(42.0)
11
(57.7)
6
(31.5)
11
(58.1)
6
(32.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.4)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.5)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
2
(10.5)
3
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)124.3129.3102.796.691.4180.593.2136.1123.3110.2114.886.5

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City-data.com crime index in Brookfield, IL

Crime rate in Brookfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 34 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Illinois average:

1.96
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Ancestries: Italian (10.0%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (8.5%), German (5.9%), Czech (2.5%), Croatian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/24/1905

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 3.05 square miles.

Population density: 6,124 people per square mile   (high).

Brookfield, Illinois map

1,762 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 3.7% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This village:

9.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,430 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,794 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (3.3 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (8.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Grange Park, IL (1.1 miles ),
Lyons, IL (1.2 miles ),
La Grange, IL (1.3 miles ),
Riverside, IL (1.3 miles ),
McCook, IL (1.4 miles ),
North Riverside, IL (1.4 miles ),
Broadview, IL (1.6 miles ),
Westchester, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,149 (-32.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 835 (8.5%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Brookfield, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brookfield, IL in 2017
Brookfield satellite photo by USGS

Brookfield tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $234,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,400
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Brookfield, IL residents
Average permit cost in Brookfield, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Brookfield, IL
Historical housing units in Brookfield, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +271 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Brookfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Brookfield, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Brookfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brookfield, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.39. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.39
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0199. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0199
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Brookfield village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% 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 233.2 miles away from Brookfield 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 207.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from Brookfield 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 265.3 miles away from Brookfield 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) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from Brookfield center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 223.8 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 Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brookfield:

  • BRITISH HOME, THE (8700 WEST 31ST STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brookfield:

  • PLYMOUTH PLACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LA GRANGE PARK, IL)
  • LAGRANGE COL MANOR CONV NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR - LAGRANGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • DUPAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • GROVE OF LA GRANGE PARK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE PARK, IL)
  • BENEVOLENT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • COURTYARD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERWYN, IL)

Amtrak stations near Brookfield:

  • 2 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 3 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:

  • Morton College (about 5 miles; Cicero, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 6 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Dominican University (about 6 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Elmhurst College (about 8 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brookfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brookfield:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 9035 GRANT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BARBARA SCHOOL (Students: 74, Location: 8900 WINDEMERE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Brookfield

Library in Brookfield:

  • BROOKFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $733,796; Location: 3609 GRAND BOULEVARD; 74,333 books; 1,545 e-books; 9,156 audio materials; 3,072 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 157 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brookfield: Brookfield Public Library (A), Advanced Critical Transport (B), Brookfield Village Hall (C), Brookfield Police Department (D), Brookfield Fire Department Station 2 (E), Brookfield Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brookfield include: Brookfield Baptist Church (A), Brookfield United Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Community Church of Brookfield (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Holy Covenant Metropolitan Church (H), New Life Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brookfield include: Kiwanis Park (1), North End Park (2), Madlin Park (3), Chicago Zoological Park (4), Brookfield Zoo (5), Ehlert Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Brookfield Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 8820 Brookfield Avenue).

Hotels: Brookfield Motel (8809 Ogden Avenue), Colony Motel (9232 Ogden Avenue).

Cook 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 Brookfield that have no violations reported:

  • BROOKFIELD (Population served: 19,085, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BROOKFIELD-NORTH RIVERSIDE WATER COMM. (Population served: 1, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Brookfield in 2010:

  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Brookfield in 2000:

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Brookfield (2011 data):

  • Citibank, National Association: Ogden Ave. Branch at 9009 Ogden Avenue, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • First National Bank of Brookfield: First National Bank Of Brookfield at 9136 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1962/07/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.4 mil, Deposits: $156.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Brookfield, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield:

Marital status in Brookfield, IL
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Brookfield:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brookfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brookfield, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
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: 1,460
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cook County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brookfield:

51.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Brookfield:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brookfield:

9.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brookfield:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brookfield:

34.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Brookfield:

79.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brookfield, IL 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
Police Protection - Officers 31$218,262$84,4890$0
Firefighters 23$154,282$80,4950$0
Police - Other 6$26,097$52,19417$15,145
Streets and Highways 6$32,651$65,3020$0
Natural Resources 5$26,224$62,9380$0
Sewerage 5$26,424$63,4180$0
Other Government Administration 5$34,934$83,84210$9,671
Financial Administration 4$24,581$73,7433$8,116
Other and Unallocable 4$21,178$63,5342$2,712
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$8,094$48,5640$0
Solid Waste Management 2$10,333$61,9980$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,351$64,21217$12,534
Fire - Other 1$4,045$48,5400$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 95$592,456$74,83749$48,178

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $107,000 ($5.72)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($3.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,877,000 ($260.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,434,000 ($183.70)
    Central Staff Services: $2,868,000 ($153.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,399,000 ($128.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,785,000 ($95.49)
    Libraries: $1,394,000 ($74.57)
    Regular Highways: $765,000 ($40.92)
    General - Other: $679,000 ($36.32)
    Financial Administration: $596,000 ($31.88)
    Sewerage: $527,000 ($28.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $414,000 ($22.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $345,000 ($18.46)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($2.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $8,346,000 ($446.45)
    Corporate Bonds: $3,130,000 ($167.43)
    Benefit Payments: $1,526,000 ($81.63)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,500,000 ($80.24)
    Withdrawals: $38,000 ($2.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $624,000 ($33.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,417,000 ($75.80)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($4.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,961,000 ($425.86)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,059,000 ($110.14)
    Sewerage: $810,000 ($43.33)
    Other: $411,000 ($21.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000 ($8.61)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($0.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $490,000 ($26.21)
    Local Employee Contribution: $444,000 ($23.75)
    From Other Governments: $298,000 ($15.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000 ($9.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $500,000 ($26.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $455,000 ($24.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $414,000 ($22.15)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,693,000 ($197.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,804,000 ($149.99)
    Highways: $477,000 ($25.52)
    Other: $125,000 ($6.69)
  • Tax - Property: $9,871,000 ($528.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,583,000 ($84.68)
    Other License: $1,067,000 ($57.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $560,000 ($29.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,206,000 ($813.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,943,000 ($745.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000 ($67.56)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $5,190,000 ($277.63)
    Total Other Securities: $448,000 ($23.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,853,000 ($527.07)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Brookfield, IL
NameCountNameCount
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookfield:

  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTL (88.1 FM; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Brookfield:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brookfield: George Marsh.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brookfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.0mTotal length
  • $578,000Total costs
  • 19,500Total average daily traffic
  • 616Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,278Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brookfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Brookfield, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • IL-CHI5609, 9014 West 47th Street (Lat: 41.805667 Lon: -87.845944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQKQ467,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Gross Middle School, 3524 Maple Ave. (Lat: 41.826528 Lon: -87.851667), Type: Building, Structure height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WQQN289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Mike Mazurkiewicz, Registrant: Intelpath, 50 E 26th St., #404, Chicago, IL 60616, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Congress Park, 9311 Shields (Lat: 41.812389 Lon: -87.853944), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQSG855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Al Kirkus, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2606H , Serial Number: 3231, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John M Sr Hronec, 9002 Sheridan Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 730YA , Serial Number: P76DCF19016751, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Doug Clevenger LLC, 4116 Madison Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8893M , Serial Number: M-644, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Randolph A Kotalik, 9100 Bartlett Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9854H , Serial Number: FX177, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Taege, 9012 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL 60513
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD PT-26A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9707H , Serial Number: 604, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): William Ewing, 4126 Blanchan Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/21/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$227,14977$187,043549$197,40312$88,3944$320,4607$163,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$215,7434$143,75042$207,4111$71,2900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$193,5006$207,140157$217,67415$71,3401$475,2505$155,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$195,2004$407,75074$225,8274$153,2500$03$169,997
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$235,5000$023$193,3712$47,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8158.00 , 8187.00, 8188.00, 8193.00, 8194.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$216,83516$250,439
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$238,2798$228,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$288,0001$288,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$301,785
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$156,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8158.00 , 8187.00, 8188.00, 8193.00, 8194.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brookfield, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brookfield, IL - Value

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 fire incidents per year is 71. The highest number of fire incidents - 101 took place in 2009, and the least - 29 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brookfield, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (68.4%), and Outside Fires (21.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brookfield, IL
    • 82368.4%Structure Fires
    • 26021.6%Outside Fires
    • 726.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 484.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookfield, IL
Most common first names in Brookfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23276.8 years
Mary19780.9 years
Joseph19577.4 years
Frank16678.7 years
James13675.2 years
Edward13576.2 years
George13476.7 years
Anna12483.3 years
Charles11576.3 years
Helen10980.1 years
Most common last names in Brookfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3478.5 years
Anderson2682.1 years
Smith2075.5 years
Miller1978.2 years
Dvorak1481.6 years
Novotny1375.4 years
Novak1381.0 years
Williams1279.0 years
Meyer1278.4 years
Martin1180.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brookfield, IL
  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brookfield, IL
  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Brookfield compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 20 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Douglas Neal Cogan (7)
  • Fred S. Hirt (7)
  • Michael Anthony Spielman, Jr. (6)
  • Paul Feuerstein (5)
  • Svetlana Sitailo (4)
  • Guy R. Adami (4)
  • Richard A. Knight (4)
  • James Emerson Huebler (4)
  • David Sanchez (3)
  • Keith M. Wampler (3)

Total of 108 patent applications in 2008-2020.