Brooksburg, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 79 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 
Males: 49  (63.2%)
Females: 30  (36.8%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip code: 47250

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,712 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Brooksburg:

$53,712
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,293 (it was $19,016 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,835 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Brooksburg:

$101,835
IN:

$156,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,031.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brooksburg: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.7%
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  • Races in Brooksburg, IN (2010)
    • 8098.8%White alone
    • 11.2%Black alone
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Ancestries: German (56.8%), American (25.0%), Irish (4.5%), Lithuanian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 719 people per square mile   (low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $522 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $263 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (44.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Prestonville, KY (2.2 miles),
Carrollton, KY (2.4 miles ),
Milton, KY (2.7 miles ),
Madison, IN (2.9 miles ),
Vevay, IN (3.1 miles ),
Canaan, IN (3.1 miles),
Ghent, KY (3.2 miles ),
Bedford, KY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 85.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Distribution of median household income in Brooksburg, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brooksburg, IN in 2019

Brooksburg satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.9%

Average climate in Brooksburg, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Brooksburg-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Brooksburg town center injured 104 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

Earthquake activity:

Brooksburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.5 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) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from Brooksburg center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 144.1 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 142.4 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) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Brooksburg 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 Jefferson County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brooksburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brooksburg:

  • RIVER VALLEY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • DAVITA - GENERAL BUTLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CARROLLTON, KY)
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS' HOSPITAL HOME CARE SERVICES, THE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • DAVITA - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • FMC - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT MADISON (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brooksburg:

  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Florence, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,422)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 41 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 42 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Kentucky State University (about 43 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Sullivan University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public elementary/middle school in Brooksburg:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Milton Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lost Fork Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

25.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Brooksburg:

Marital status in Brooksburg, IN
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Brooksburg:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brooksburg, IN (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,94732
Evangelical Protestant5,65830
Catholic2,5001
Other3422
Black Protestant1801
None17,801-
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: 9
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jefferson County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Jefferson County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Jefferson County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

9.0%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.3%
Indiana:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,500
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,800

Brooksburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $44,000 ($556.96)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($139.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($12.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $4,000 ($50.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,000 ($37.97)

Brooksburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($468.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($12.66)
    Highways: $1,000 ($12.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($37.97)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($126.58)

Brooksburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,000 ($898.73)

5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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 Scott County, IN  0.42% ($34,019 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.40% ($27,612)
to Switzerland County, IN  0.30% ($27,838)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brooksburg:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brooksburg:

  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brooksburg:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Brooksburg fatal accident list:

Apr 12, 2014 10:00 PM, Sr-56, Wright Branch Rd, Lat: 38.736081, Lon: -85.247214, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 2013 09:30 PM, Sr-56, Lat: 38.712117, Lon: -85.225350, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 2011 07:00 AM, Big Doe Run, Lat: 38.744142, Lon: -85.229467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.7mTotal length
  • $2,754,000Total costs
  • 28,397Total average daily traffic
  • 1,694Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,066Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brooksburg, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brooksburg, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Maggie Staton, 330 Green Valley Rd (Lat: 38.710333 Lon: -85.164778), Type: 96.3, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Nextel West Corp, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, , Colum-bus, Phone: (614) 559-4448
  • Kyle B Entz, 330 Green Valley Rd (Lat: 38.710333 Lon: -85.164778), Type: 96.3, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Nextel West Corp, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, , Colum-bus, Phone: (614) 559-4448
  • Maggie Staton, 330 Green Valley Rd (Lat: 38.710333 Lon: -85.164778), Type: 96.3, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Nextel West Corp, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, , Colum-bus, Phone: (614) 559-4448

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brooksburg, IN
  • 82.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 6.9%Other fuel
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brooksburg, IN
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 35.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brooksburg compared to Indiana 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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