East Brooklyn, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 53  (51.1%)
Females: 52  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  56.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 60424, 60474.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $47,545 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
East Brooklyn:

$47,545
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,872 (it was $21,470 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $149,178 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
East Brooklyn:

$149,178
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $204,888; Detached houses: $217,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $175,136; In 2-unit structures: $122,231; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,687; Mobile homes: $41,130

Median gross rent in 2015: $928.

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    • 10296.2%White alone
    • 43.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Brooklyn: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.7%), Italian (19.0%), Polish (10.3%), Norwegian (8.6%), German (6.9%), Swedish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/01/1904

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 0.05 square miles.

Population density: 2,023 people per square mile   (low).

East Brooklyn, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in East Brooklyn:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Brooklyn village:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

7 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America).

This village:

5.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

East Brooklyn village:  2.5% ($2,550)
Illinois:  1.8% ($2,285)

East Brooklyn satellite photo by USGS

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Latitude: 41.17 N, Longitude: 88.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

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

5.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+33.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (38%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Average climate in East Brooklyn, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

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

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

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.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 5.6%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Illinois average:

12.3

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

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

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.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$450
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$102
Totals for Government 0$0 12$552

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

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($323.81)
  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($123.81)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($38.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($95.24)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($123.81)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($104.76)
    Highways: $3,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($38.10)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $115,000 ($1095.24)

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Will County, IL  2.59% ($42,112 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.63% ($40,472)
from La Salle County, IL  0.53% ($34,914)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Will County, IL  2.33% ($39,127 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.72% ($38,097)
to La Salle County, IL  0.50% ($35,860)

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)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)

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 below state average.
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