For population 25 years and over in Brookston:
For population 15 years and over in Brookston town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $804 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (13.2 miles , pop. 56,397).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (67.7 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (95.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Chalmers, IN (2.1 miles ), Battle Ground, IN (2.5 miles ), Yeoman, IN (3.0 miles) , Delphi, IN (3.2 miles ), Reynolds, IN (3.2 miles ), West Lafayette, IN (3.4 miles ), Monticello, IN (3.4 miles ), Lafayette, IN (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 86.87 W
Area code: 765
Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-4.7%).
Work and jobs in Brookston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brookston, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brookston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/26/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Brookston town center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 7.7 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brookston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Brookston center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Brookston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in White County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookston that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Brookston compared to Indiana state average:
Banks with branches in Brookston (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Brookston (based on White County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brookston government finances in 2002:
6.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,957 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,075 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Brookston fatal accident list:
Jan 3, 2009 09:50 PM, Cr-300, Cr-1250, Lat: 40.56953333, Lon: -86.81164722, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jun 22, 2009 02:15 PM, Sr-18, Springboro Rd, Lat: 40.59523333, Lon: -86.77521111, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 2009 11:30 PM, Cr-700, Sr-18, Lat: 40.60596944, Lon: -87.00210556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 23, 2007 01:15 PM, Cr-300, Cr-925, Lat: 40.617725, Lon: -86.811147, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 2, 2006 05:06 PM, I-65, Lat: 40.609122, Lon: -86.982372, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1981 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brookston)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookston)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2013.