Brooklyn, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,391 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 683  (49.1%)
Females: 708  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52211.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,319 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$51,319
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,733 (it was $18,315 in 2000)

Brooklyn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,852 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$127,852
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,694; detached houses: $131,077; mobile homes: $50,455

Median gross rent in 2017: $751.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
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  • Races in Brooklyn, IA (2010)
    • 1,38394.2%White alone
    • 584.0%Hispanic
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, Iowa as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brooklyn is 717 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (30.9%), American (20.1%), English (13.5%), Irish (7.0%), Belgian (5.6%), Danish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/3/1869

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,163 people per square mile   (low).

Brooklyn, Iowa map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,472 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,461 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (43.5 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (181.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Holiday Lake, IA (2.4 miles ),
Malcom, IA (2.5 miles ),
Hartwick, IA (2.5 miles),
Victor, IA (2.7 miles ),
Guernsey, IA (2.8 miles),
Montezuma, IA (3.3 miles ),
Deep River, IA (3.3 miles ),
Chelsea, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 92.44 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Brooklyn, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brooklyn, IA in 2017
Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brooklyn, IA residents
Average permit cost in Brooklyn, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Brooklyn, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Brooklyn, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Brooklyn, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brooklyn-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Brooklyn city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brooklyn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 331.0 miles away from Brooklyn 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 313.6 miles away from Brooklyn 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 184.2 miles away from Brooklyn center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 351.8 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 358.2 miles away from the city 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 331.4 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 Poweshiek County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooklyn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN COMMUNITY ESTATES (406 NORTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brooklyn:

  • MONTEZUMA NURSING AND REHAB CENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MONTEZUMA, IA)
  • SENIOR HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MONTEZUMA, IA)
  • MAYFLOWER HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - GRINNELL (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)
  • BELLE PLAINE NURSING AND REHAB C (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BELLE PLAINE, IA)

Airports located in Brooklyn:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brooklyn:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 43 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 48 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 48 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 55 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 61 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 64 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Public high school in Brooklyn:

Public elementary/middle school in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN-GUERNSEY-MALCOM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1090 JACKSON STREET, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Brooklyn

Library in Brooklyn:

  • BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,731; Location: 306 JACKSON ST; 7,836 books; 764 e-books; 151 audio materials; 318 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brooklyn: Brooklyn Elevator Incorporated Elevator (A), Brooklyn (B), East Poweshiek Ambulance Service (C), East Poweshiek Ambulance Service Training Center (D), Brooklyn Fire Department (E), Brooklyn Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brooklyn include: Presbyterian Church (A), Methodist Church (B), Saint Patrick Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Brooklyn Historical Society Inc (Museums; 304 Jackson Street), Brooklyn City Clerk (Recreation Areas; 208 South Jackson Street).

Hotels: Sleep Inn Brooklyn (4130 Sr 21), Pine Cone Restaurant (4175 Highway 21).

Birthplace of: Marion LeRoy Burton - University president.

Poweshiek County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • BROOKLYN WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,468, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


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
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Brooklyn (2011 data):

  • Patriot Bank: at 104 Jackson Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.1 mil, Deposits: $56.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gibson Investment Company

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn:

Marital status in Brooklyn, IA
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Iowa average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brooklyn, IA (based on Poweshiek County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,90520
Evangelical Protestant2,68218
Catholic1,6152
Other81
None9,704-
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: 6
Poweshiek County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Poweshiek County:

8.6%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Brooklyn:

27.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brooklyn:

20.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brooklyn:

9.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brooklyn:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brooklyn, IA 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
Electric Power 4$18,217$54,6510$0
Water Supply 3$3,759$15,0360$0
Streets and Highways 3$2,559$10,2361$171
Sewerage 3$4,235$16,9400$0
Health 2$5,980$35,8803$1,646
Other Government Administration 1$2,686$32,2322$4,393
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,409
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$266
Other and Unallocable 0$0 11$2,797
Totals for Government 16$37,436$28,07721$11,682

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,315,000 ($945.36)
    Regular Highways: $964,000 ($693.03)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($32.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,521,000 ($1093.46)
    Gas Utilities: $537,000 ($386.05)
    Water Utilities: $321,000 ($230.77)
    Sewerage: $162,000 ($116.46)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($91.30)
    Health - Other: $108,000 ($77.64)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($66.14)
    Police Protection: $92,000 ($66.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $88,000 ($63.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($54.64)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($45.29)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($31.63)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($14.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($9.35)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($4.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.88)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($5.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $153,000 ($109.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($24.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $363,000 ($260.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($4.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $203,000 ($145.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($51.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($5.03)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($36.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $193,000 ($138.75)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($53.20)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($7.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($3.59)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,379,000 ($991.37)
    Gas Utilities: $560,000 ($402.59)
    Water Utilities: $376,000 ($270.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $955,000 ($686.56)
    Highways: $602,000 ($432.78)
    Other: $34,000 ($24.44)
  • Tax - Property: $807,000 ($580.16)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $150,000 ($107.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($4.31)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.44)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,531,000 ($3257.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,192,000 ($3013.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $339,000 ($243.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,309,000 ($1659.96)

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jasper County, IA  0.90% ($44,548 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.48% ($54,121)
from Marshall County, IA  0.40% ($50,429)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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, IA  1.28% ($44,742 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($90,591)
to Mahaska County, IA  0.39% ($31,000)
Businesses in Brooklyn, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Sleep Inn1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KGRN (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KDIC (88.5 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: GRINNELL COLLEGE TRUSTEES OF IOWA,)

TV broadcast stations around Brooklyn:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Brooklyn fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 1984 08:00 PM, V-18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 6, 1979 08:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.5mTotal length
  • 65,530Total average daily traffic
  • 19,385Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,240Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brooklyn, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brooklyn, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brooklyn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brooklyn, IA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 110 Jackson St (Lat: 41.728861 Lon: -92.445167), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPJF711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Phone: (407) 264-9370
  • BROOKLYN, 4172 170th Ave (Lat: 41.692444 Lon: -92.456333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 105.1 m, Call Sign: WPTA561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HOLIDAY LAKE, 1731 Kent Church Road (Lat: 41.806083 Lon: -92.448611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQHQ865,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Dodger, 1732 410th Avenue (Lat: 41.709556 Lon: -92.453972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQPK708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • RADIO TWR, 4188 Highway 21 (Lat: 41.689722 Lon: -92.358778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 152 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WQRJ472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SPECTRASITE, 4101 170th Street (Lat: 41.709556 Lon: -92.453972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQRJ474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 612 W. Des Moines Street (Lat: 41.733861 Lon: -92.453500), Call Sign: KUS306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Brooklyn Mutual Telephone Company, 129 Jackson Street, Brooklyn, IA 52211

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6462T , Serial Number: 17862, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2013
    Registrant (Individual): George E Adkins, Po Box 451, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 45 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TFE731-20AR (3650 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 66MT , Serial Number: 348, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Manatts Inc, Po Box 535, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7426A , Serial Number: 29526, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2007
    Registrant (Individual): George E Adkins, Po Box 451, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • Aircraft: FORSTER SA-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7BT , Serial Number: 100, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Steven L Hartley, 402 Broadway St, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 550 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA 530A (4000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 66MT , Serial Number: 550-0913, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Manatts Inc, 1775 Old 6 Rd, Brooklyn, IA 52211

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 17. The highest number of reported fires - 41 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brooklyn, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.3%), and Structure Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brooklyn, IA
    • 13046.3%Outside Fires
    • 8429.9%Structure Fires
    • 5318.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 145.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brooklyn, IA
Most common first names in Brooklyn, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2377.8 years
Mary1986.1 years
John1681.2 years
Margaret1581.3 years
Charles1280.5 years
James1175.4 years
Mabel1188.2 years
Raymond1073.3 years
Robert1075.5 years
Richard1066.5 years
Most common last names in Brooklyn, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall1279.3 years
Montgomery1176.6 years
Kriegel1163.4 years
Ormiston1180.6 years
Rhinehart1081.0 years
Roudabush982.8 years
Patten985.3 years
Jones981.9 years
Johnston984.4 years
Manatt876.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brooklyn, IA
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brooklyn, IA
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brooklyn compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Brooklyn on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Gary Hash (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.