Brooklyn, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 1,199 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 555  (46.3%)
Females: 644  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49230.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,782 (it was $31,964 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$40,782
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,870 (it was $18,933 in 2000)

Brooklyn village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,934 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Brooklyn:

$97,934
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $135,344; Detached houses: $137,344; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,179; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,174

Median gross rent in 2016: $642.

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  • Races in Brooklyn, MI (2010)

    Brooklyn races chart
    • 1,14094.5%White alone
    • 352.9%Hispanic
    • 161.3%Asian alone
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brooklyn: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.2%), German (18.6%), Irish (12.8%), American (6.7%), Polish (4.4%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 992 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,194 people per square mile   (low).

Brooklyn,MI real estate house value index trend

Brooklyn, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brooklyn village:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

19 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Michigan:

6.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Brooklyn, Michigan as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Brooklyn to the number of sex offenders is 67 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,583 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,655 (1.5%)

Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ann Arbor, MI (28.5 miles , pop. 114,024).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Toledo, OH (46.1 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vineyard Lake, MI (1.4 miles ), Napoleon, MI (2.0 miles ), Cement City, MI (2.2 miles ), Onsted, MI (2.8 miles ), Manitou Beach-Devils Lake, MI (2.9 miles ), Michigan Center, MI (3.1 miles ), Addison, MI (3.1 miles ), Vandercook Lake, MI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $310,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 84.25 W

Area code: 517

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

4.4%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +68 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Brooklyn, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brooklyn-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/22/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Brooklyn village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brooklyn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from Brooklyn center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 317.4 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 297.1 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 Jackson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooklyn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brooklyn:

  • ADDISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ADDISON, MI)
  • CARELINK OF JACKSON, A COMMUNITY-OWNED SPECIALTY H (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - JACKSON OAKS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • DSI SE JACKSON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • ALLEGIANCE HEALTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • CENTER FOR TRANSITIONAL REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF JACKSON AND OAKLAWN (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, MI)

Airports and heliports located in Brooklyn:

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Amtrak station near Brooklyn:

  • 13 miles: JACKSON (501 E. MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brooklyn:

  • Jackson College (about 9 miles; Jackson, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,258)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 18 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Siena Heights University (about 19 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (about 29 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 39,547)
  • Washtenaw Community College (about 32 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 8,452)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 34 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 43 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)

Public high school in Brooklyn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brooklyn:

  • COLUMBIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 386, Location: 321 SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 320 SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable location: Jackson District Library-Brooklyn Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Brooklyn include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Brooklyn Presbyterian Church (B), Cornerstone Community Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kedron Drain (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Brooklyn: Brooklyn Presbyterian Church Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Brooklyn Bed & Breakfast (219 Chicago Street), De Rosiles (10500 USHighway 12), Chicago Street Inn B & B (219 Chicago Street).

Jackson 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 2013 was 57.7. This is better than average.

City:

57.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.5%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  53.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
46 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Brooklyn, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Brooklyn (2011 data):

  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Brooklyn Branch at 301 South Main Street, branch established on 1995/01/23. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Comerica Bank: Brooklyn Plaza Branch at 11351 Brooklyn Road, branch established on 1978/10/30. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • OSB Community Bank: Osb Community Bank at 417 South Main Street, branch established on 1907/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.6 mil, Deposits: $63.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Brooklyn at 131 S. Main Street, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Brooklyn Branch at 310 South Main Street, branch established on 1990/10/08. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Michigan average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brooklyn village (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,6518
Evangelical Protestant16,90991
Mainline Protestant8,64542
Black Protestant1,7909
Other1,64910
Orthodox1122
None111,492-
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: 30
Jackson County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Jackson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Jackson County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Here:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brooklyn:

48.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brooklyn:

21.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brooklyn:

11.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brooklyn:

35.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Brooklyn:

56.6%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Brooklyn:

77.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brooklyn, MI 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
Financial Administration 1$1,272$15,2641$210
Other Government Administration 1$2,861$34,3327$615
Streets and Highways 1$998$11,9760$0
Sewerage 1$3,330$39,9600$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,501
Water Supply 1$570$6,8400$0
Other and Unallocable 2$2,358$14,1485$967
Totals for Government 7$11,389$19,52414$3,293

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $212,000 ($176.81)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($121.77)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($112.59)
    General - Other: $100,000 ($83.40)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($55.88)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($54.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($52.54)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($11.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000 ($9.17)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($15.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $161,000 ($134.28)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($11.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($26.69)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $188,000 ($156.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($9.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $250,000 ($208.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $69,000 ($57.55)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($22.52)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($13.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($145.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $154,000 ($128.44)
    Highways: $84,000 ($70.06)
  • Tax - Property: $191,000 ($159.30)
    NEC: $28,000 ($23.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $170,000 ($141.78)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $286,000 ($238.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($137.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $250,000 ($208.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $36,000 ($30.03)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($4.17)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $359,000 ($299.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $566,000 ($472.06)

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Michigan average:

5.09%

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 Ingham County, MI  0.40% ($28,363 average AGI)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($44,909)
from Lenawee County, MI  0.33% ($31,069)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.43% ($40,578 average AGI)
to Ingham County, MI  0.41% ($28,029)
to Wayne County, MI  0.26% ($26,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHM (970 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIBM (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooklyn:

  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • W209BR (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWW (102.9 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLEN (103.9 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: LENAWEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WQKL (107.1 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQTE (95.3 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brooklyn:

  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLMB (Channel 40; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

Brooklyn fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 1993 03:34 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 1993 02:57 PM, Clark Lake, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1991 05:31 PM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1989 05:59 PM, N Lake Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1988 04:44 PM, Monroe-Pik, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 27, 1979 10:17 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 12,918Total average daily traffic
  • 289Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,8501$130,6906$168,9072$137,255
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$141,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$220,9000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$131,3100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0063.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$67,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0063.02

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

JR'S HOMETOWN GRILL & PUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HEART O' THE LAKES CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HAROLDS PLACE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HEART OF THE LAKES GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PTD VENTURES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST. MARK'S LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MED PLUS WEST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTHHAVEN RESORT (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • BROOKLYN (Address: 121 North Main Street , Population served: 1,200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JUNIPER HILLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOSEPH SHRINE CHURCH/RECTOR (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. JOESPH FAMILY CENTER (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • IRISH HILLS EAGLES #3689 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH HAVEN RESORT (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAUK VALLEY FARM (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAUK VALLEY FARM (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • T.E.D RANCH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Brooklyn

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Most common first names in Brooklyn, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5970.0 years
John5374.6 years
Mary5278.3 years
William5074.8 years
Helen4178.5 years
Charles3574.4 years
James3270.4 years
Donald3171.4 years
Joseph3175.6 years
George3076.1 years
Most common last names in Brooklyn, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2272.5 years
Johnson1978.5 years
Miller1771.6 years
Taylor1776.5 years
Brown1675.7 years
Moore1277.2 years
Clark1179.4 years
Williams1073.8 years
Davis877.6 years
Harris874.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Brooklyn, MI
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1H&R Block1
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Super 81

Brooklyn compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Brooklyn on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 24 pilots and 27 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Luke A. Mast (28)
  • Michael T. Lane (18)
  • Jamille Farraye Hetke (17)
  • Jamille Hetke (9)
  • John Lowry (6)
  • Jamille F. Hetke (5)
  • Jeremy Popovich (4)
  • Mark S. Ackerman (4)
  • John M. Lowry (3)
  • Jason Lefler (3)

Total of 112 patent applications in 2008-2018.