Brooklyn, Iowa

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 1,453 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 721  (49.6%)
Females: 732  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52211.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,516 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$43,516
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,659 (it was $18,315 in 2000)

Brooklyn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,634 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$84,634
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $635.

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Brooklyn, IA (2013)

    Brooklyn races chart
    • 1,32096.1%White alone
    • 302.2%Asian alone
    • 100.7%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Black alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Brooklyn, IA forum
Recent posts about Brooklyn, Iowa on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Brooklyn is mentioned 39 times on our forum:
The Chicago Factor: Are Transplants from Chicago Ruining Our State?  (321 replies)
Why are people so shady here?  (220 replies)
Getting sick of this city!  (169 replies)
Is it just me, or has been Des Moines been going downhill?  (70 replies)
Iowa City is Top-15 Creative Cities  (5 replies)
Moving to Des Moines in October.  (38 replies)

Latest news from Brooklyn, IA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (18.8%), English (8.6%), United States (5.1%), Dutch (3.7%), Czech (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/3/1869

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,215 people per square mile   (low).

Brooklyn,IA real estate house value index trend

Brooklyn, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, Iowa as of August 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Brooklyn to the number of sex offenders is 725 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,237 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,252 (1.5%)

Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 92.44 W

Area code: 641

Brooklyn household income distribution Brooklyn home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-5.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Brooklyn, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brooklyn, Iowa average temperatures Brooklyn, Iowa average precipitation Brooklyn, Iowa humidity Brooklyn, Iowa wind speed Brooklyn, Iowa snowfall Brooklyn, Iowa sunshine Brooklyn, Iowa clear and cloudy days

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 the city 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 the city 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 Brooklyn 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooklyn topographic map

Birthplace of: Marion LeRoy Burton - University president.

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)

Click to draw/clear city borders

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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 51.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Brooklyn, Iowa environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Brooklyn travel time to work - commute Brooklyn mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brooklyn city (based on Poweshiek County data)

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
Poweshiek County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poweshiek County:

27.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.4%
State:

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

Brooklyn government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $970,000 ($667.58)
    Electric Utilities: $877,000 ($603.58)
    Health - Other: $63,000 ($43.36)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($17.21)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($17.21)
    Gas Utilities: $10,000 ($6.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $750,000 ($516.17)
    Gas Utilities: $511,000 ($351.69)
    Water Utilities: $216,000 ($148.66)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($86.03)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($82.59)
    Police Protection: $91,000 ($62.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($46.11)
    Fire Protection: $63,000 ($43.36)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($30.28)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($28.91)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($20.65)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($20.65)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($4.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($4.13)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($2.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.75)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($20.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($39.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $125,000 ($86.03)
    Fire Protection: $35,000 ($24.09)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($8.26)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.75)
    Gas Utilities: $4,000 ($2.75)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $409,000 ($281.49)

Brooklyn government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $204,000 ($140.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($40.61)
    All Other: $14,000 ($9.64)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($2.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $261,000 ($179.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($26.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $107,000 ($73.64)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($35.10)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $892,000 ($613.90)
    Gas Utilities: $522,000 ($359.26)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($147.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000 ($75.02)
    General Support: $27,000 ($18.58)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • Tax - Property: $382,000 ($262.90)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.38)

Brooklyn government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $550,000 ($378.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $970,000 ($667.58)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $695,000 ($478.32)
    Electric Utilities: $575,000 ($395.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $567,000 ($390.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,009,000 ($694.43)
    Electric Utilities: $575,000 ($395.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $550,000 ($378.53)
    Other, NEC: $89,000 ($61.25)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $50,000 ($34.41)

Brooklyn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $942,000 ($648.31)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, IA  0.55% ($34,231 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.50% ($31,857)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.35% ($29,320)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Poweshiek County:

0.18%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($42,600 average AGI)
to Jasper County, IA  0.56% ($25,650)
to Johnson County, IA  0.38% ($48,407)

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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 6, 1979 08:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 250Total average daily traffic
  • 337Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 612 W Des Monies St (Lat: 41.733889 Lon: -92.374639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WPJQ804
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.337 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/1996, Expiration Date: 09/11/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2005, Certifier: Lowell ToddRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 1 Mi S 2 Mi W Of Int Hwy V18 & I 80 (Lat: 41.710000 Lon: -92.465194), Call Sign: WNJW394
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2008, Expiration Date: 12/12/2018Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cr V18 5 Mi N (Lat: 41.805556 Lon: -92.445194), Call Sign: KUV809
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.655 MHz, 155.685 MHzGrant Date: 11/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/06/2025Registrant: Iowa State Patrol Communications, 5912 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313, Phone: (515) 281-3175, Fax: (515) 281-6761, Email:
  • 704 North St (Lat: 41.741667 Lon: -92.433528), Call Sign: KWS698, Licensee ID: L00028463
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.575 MHzGrant Date: 07/19/2001, Expiration Date: 07/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011Registrant: John Meyer, 704 North St, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • 2 Mi E (Lat: 41.735556 Lon: -92.399361), Call Sign: KNGM242
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023Registrant: Illowa Communications, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 41.731111 Lon: -92.444444, Call Sign: WPZQ985
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.7600 MHz, 44.2400 MHz, 47.6000 MHz, 48.9800 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2014, Expiration Date: 02/24/2024, Certifier: Allen HeinzRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.729722 Lon: -92.445000, Call Sign: WPXC415, Licensee ID: L00071383
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.670 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2003, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Randy HenryRegistrant: Florida Public Radio, Inc., 505 Josephine Street, Titusville, FL 32796, Phone: (321) 267-3000, Fax: (321) 264-9370, Email:

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 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: 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: 6093.45 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): George E Adkins, Po Box 451, 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Manatts Inc, 1775 Old 6 Rd, 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Steven L Hartley, 402 Broadway St, Brooklyn, IA 52211

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)
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Brooklyn, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Sleep Inn1True Value1

Brooklyn compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above 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.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian R. Edelen (1)
  • Brian Edelen (1)
  • Gary Hash (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.