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Population in 2010: 8,210. Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 

Males: 4,200  (51.2%)
Females: 4,010  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06234.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,663 (it was $49,756 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$59,663
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,927

Brooklyn town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $219,163 (it was $127,800 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$219,163
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $298,123; Detached houses: $298,193; Townhouses or other attached units: $517,042; In 2-unit structures: $359,755; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,507; Mobile homes: $76,874

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Brooklyn races chart
  • White alone - 7,450 (90.7%)
  • Hispanic - 325 (4.0%)
  • Black alone - 226 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 92 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 86 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 358.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (25.1%), English (16.4%), Irish (16.0%), German (12.9%), French Canadian (11.0%), Italian (9.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1786

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 29.0 square miles.

Population density: 283 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn town:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

261 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:  3.6%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, Connecticut as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brooklyn to the number of sex offenders is 570 to 1.


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

Brooklyn town:  1.5% ($1,941)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (25.5 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (57.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (126.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: East Brooklyn, CT (1.6 miles ), Wauregan, CT (1.8 miles ), Danielson borough, CT (1.9 miles ), Killingly, CT (2.3 miles ), Hampton, CT (2.3 miles ), Moosup, CT (2.4 miles ), Plainfield, CT (2.5 miles ), Pomfret, CT (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $164,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 71.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Brooklyn, Connecticut

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Tornado activity:

Brooklyn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Brooklyn town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 tornado 41.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brooklyn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Brooklyn center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Brooklyn center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Windham County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooklyn topographic map

Birthplace of: Daniel Tyler - Union Army general, Elijah Paine - Federal judge.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, WOLF DEN RD)
  • NORCLIFFE REST HOME (Nursing Home, 39 CANTERBURY RD, ROUTE 169)
  • PIERCE MEM BAPTIST HOME (Nursing Home, 44 CANTERBURY ROAD)
  • PIERCE MEMORIAL BAPTIST HOME (Nursing Home, RT 169)

Political contributions by individuals in Brooklyn, CT

Local government website: www.brooklynct.org/government.htm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brooklyn:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 15 miles; Willimantic, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,426)
  • University of Connecticut (about 16 miles; Storrs, CT; FT enrollment: 21,191)
  • Bryant University (about 24 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 25 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • Rhode Island College (about 26 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 27 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Providence College (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)

Public high school in Brooklyn:

Private high school in Brooklyn:

  • LEARNING CLINIC INC (THE) (Students: 55; Location: 476 POMFRET RD; Grades: 3 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brooklyn:

See full list of schools located in Brooklyn, School District: BROOKLYN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN TOWN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $121,447; Location: 10 CANTERBURY RD.; 22,108 books; 18 e-books; 72 audio materials; 1,120 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brooklyn: Connecticut Department of Corrections (A), Brooklyn Town Library Association (B), Mortlake Fire Company Station 190 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brooklyn include: Federated Church of Christ (A), Our Lady of LaSallette Church (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C), Unitarian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Israel Putnam Memorial (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Basset Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanner Brook (A), Stony Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brooklyn include: Brooklyn Common (1), Brooklyn Green Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New England Center for Contemporary Art (Museums; 7 Putnam Place), O'Connor Music & Vending CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 404 South Street).

Hotel: Best Value Inn (479 Providence Road).

 
Windham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.3. This is better than average.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.53
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.03
U.S.:

9.59

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

HYDE SCHOOL - SYSTEM #2 (RESIDENTIAL) (Population served: 310, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and NOV-28-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-09-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-09-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2004)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brooklyn that have no violations reported:

  • PIERCE MEMORIAL BAPTIST HOME, INC (Address: P O BOX 326, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

5.8%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

3.0%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brooklyn, CT

People in group quarters in Brooklyn in 2010:

  • 458 people in state prisons
  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Brooklyn in 2000:

  • 483 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

Brooklyn compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Brooklyn (2011 data):

  • Jewett City Savings Bank: Brooklyn Branch at 488 Providence Road, branch established on 1974/07/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $242.4 mil, Deposits: $197.0 mil, headquarters in Jewett City, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company: Brooklyn Branch at 536 Providence Road, branch established on 1987/02/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $939.9 mil, Deposits: $718.1 mil, headquarters in Willimantic, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • The Citizens National Bank: Brooklyn Branch at 13 Canterbury Road, branch established on 1995/08/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $340.5 mil, Deposits: $198.0 mil, headquarters in Putnam, CT, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (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 Brooklyn town (based on Windham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.16%
Here49.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents77.3%6.2%2.7%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.2%15.8%11.6%7.4%5.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaJewishAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.2%
Congregations3.2%2.1%3.2%1.1%26.3%
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: 19
Windham County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Windham County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Windham County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 79
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Windham County:

26.6%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
State:

15.8%

6.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.12%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New London County, CT  1.43% ($36,914 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.82% ($33,191)
from Providence County, RI  0.69% ($54,980)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Windham County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New London County, CT  1.33% ($34,428 average AGI)
to Tolland County, CT  0.94% ($38,518)
to Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($51,142)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHUS (91.7 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIV. OF CT)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WECS (90.1 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGE)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORC-FM (98.9 FM; WEBSTER, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W258AC (99.5 FM; STORRS, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Brooklyn:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brooklyn, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 51
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 35
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 85
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Brooklyn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $20,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,145
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,354
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 19,573

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brooklyn, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brooklyn)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Valentine Rd (Lat: 41.814278 Lon: -71.943694), Call Sign: KCA785
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0400 MHz, 42.3600 MHz, 42.5800 MHz, 42.6400 MHz, 154.665 MHz, 154.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2012, Expiration Date: 08/18/2022
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457-2794, Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • 598 Wolf Den Road (Lat: 41.815944 Lon: -71.976472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPGU374
    Assigned Frequencies: 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.712 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.200 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 852.587 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • 404 South St (Lat: 41.795667 Lon: -71.896472), Call Sign: KAO694
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/1996, Expiration Date: 01/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Oconnor Music Co Inc, Danielson, CT 06239, Phone: (860) 774-9616
  • Tatnic Hill Rd (Lat: 41.768444 Lon: -71.971750), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KFC657
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2003, Expiration Date: 11/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2012
    Registrant: Southern New England Telephone Company, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (828) 773-1357, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:
  • 598 Wolfden Road (Lat: 41.982611 Lon: -71.976528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQEF213
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Rd., Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 598 Wolf Den Rd (Lat: 41.816194 Lon: -71.976722), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WPNB745
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021
    Registrant: Phone: (860) 685-8280

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brooklyn)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brooklyn)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brooklyn, CT
Businesses in Brooklyn, CT
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AT&T1Penske1
CVS1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Brooklyn on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 (06234) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries"
  • #72 (06234) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Finnish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Carlos L. Barton (2)
  • Justin R. Fallon (2)
  • Michael S. Kuszaj (1)
  • Brian Litke (1)
  • John Hansson (1)
  • Edward C. Page (1)
  • Patrick Mumford (1)
  • Glyn Oakley (1)
  • Jennifer A. Litke (1)
  • Craig Jones (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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