East Brooklyn, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 100 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.7%
 
Males: 55  (55.1%)
Females: 45  (44.9%)
Median resident age:

56.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60424, 60474.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,011 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
East Brooklyn:

$50,011
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,905 (it was $21,470 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,217 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
East Brooklyn:

$164,217
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,866; detached houses: $153,292

Median gross rent in 2017: $971.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Brooklyn: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.2%
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  • Races in East Brooklyn, IL (2010)
    • 10296.2%White alone
    • 43.8%Hispanic
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Ancestries: English (25.5%), German (12.8%), Polish (10.6%), Norwegian (8.5%), Italian (6.4%), Swedish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/01/1904

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 0.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,926 people per square mile   (low).

East Brooklyn, Illinois map

7 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This village:

5.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,991 (4.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,801 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (26.2 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (55.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South Wilmington, IL (0.7 miles ),
Gardner, IL (1.6 miles ),
Braceville, IL (1.9 miles ),
Essex, IL (2.0 miles ),
Godley, IL (2.1 miles ),
Reddick, IL (2.3 miles ),
Braidwood, IL (2.7 miles ),
Union Hill, IL (2.8 miles)

Latitude: 41.17 N, Longitude: 88.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

Distribution of median household income in East Brooklyn, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Brooklyn, IL in 2017

East Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+33.7%).

Average climate in East Brooklyn, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.31
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

East Brooklyn-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the East Brooklyn village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Brooklyn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 189.2 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 163.9 miles away from East 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 38.5 miles away from East Brooklyn 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 221.8 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 187.8 miles away from East Brooklyn center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 178.7 miles away from East Brooklyn 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 Grundy County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Brooklyn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Brooklyn:

  • HERITAGE HEALTH-DWIGHT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • WILLIAM W FOX DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DWIGHT, IL)
  • EMBASSY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILMINGTON, IL)
  • ROYAL WILLOW NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILMINGTON, IL)
  • MORRIS LINCOLN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MORRIS, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTERS Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MORRIS, IL)

Amtrak station near East Brooklyn:

  • 11 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Operable nuclear power plants near East Brooklyn:

  • 8 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 8 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 16 miles: Dresden 2 in Morris, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Brooklyn:

  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 21 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,731)
  • Kankakee Community College (about 23 miles; Kankakee, IL; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 24 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 27 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Lewis University (about 32 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Governors State University (about 35 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Aurora University (about 41 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)

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Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in East Brooklyn:

Marital status in East Brooklyn, IL
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in East Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Brooklyn, IL (based on Grundy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,7004
Evangelical Protestant5,31120
Mainline Protestant4,23016
Other3723
None29,450-
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: 3
Grundy County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grundy County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Grundy County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Grundy County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grundy County:

14.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
East Brooklyn:

43.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

35.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Brooklyn:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Brooklyn:

34.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
East Brooklyn:

46.9%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Brooklyn, IL 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
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$102
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$450
Totals for Government 0$0 12$552

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($160.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000 ($60.00)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($110.00)
    Highways: $3,000 ($30.00)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($70.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($10.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $157,000 ($1570.00)

7.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,705 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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 Will County, IL  3.35% ($78,541 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.64% ($46,076)
from La Salle County, IL  0.48% ($50,888)


7.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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 Will County, IL  2.56% ($51,072 average AGI)
to La Salle County, IL  0.55% ($49,579)
to Cook County, IL  0.52% ($47,287)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Brooklyn:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Brooklyn:

  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around East Brooklyn:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.4mTotal length
  • 4,700Total average daily traffic
  • 500Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,798Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Brooklyn, IL
  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Brooklyn, IL
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


East Brooklyn compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • 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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