Brookfield, Illinois Population 2021

18,006
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Brookfield is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 18,006, it is the 139th largest city in Illinois and the 2018th largest city in the United States . Brookfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -5.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,978 in 2010. Brookfield reached it's highest population of 20,429 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Brookfield has a population density of 5,878 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookfield is $95,568 with a poverty rate of 7.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,029 per month, and the median house value is $245,200. The median age in Brookfield is 39.4 years, 39 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Brookfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookfield was:

  • White: 84.78%
  • Black or African American: 5.17%
  • Other race: 4.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Asian: 2.10%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brookfield, Illinois is 18,006 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,462.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,978.

Brookfield, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,88484.78%
Black or African American9695.17%
Some Other Race9224.92%
Two or More Races5202.78%
Asian3942.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.25%
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Brookfield Population by Race

Brookfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Brookfield Median Age

39.4


Total

39


Male

39.6


Female

Brookfield Adults

There are 13,836 adults, (2,465 of whom are seniors) in Brookfield.

Brookfield Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookfield Sex Ratio

Female

10,228

54.59%

Male

8,507

45.41%

Brookfield Population by Age

Brookfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
Male85.9%14.1%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female59.2%40.8%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0382.6479.7
Married3,6483.3992.1
Non Family2,2541.1867.4
Female9383.1859.2
Male1982.8685.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Brookfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3702.88%
9th to 12th Grade3572.78%
High School Graduate2,74921.42%
Some College2,45519.13%
Associates Degree1,2009.35%
Bachelors Degree3,45026.88%
Graduate Degree2,25417.56%
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Brookfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5889,1904,523
Hispanic2,1181,813590
Black652643249
Other Race482340146
Asian362347260
2+ Races15515567
Native American464618

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.82%.

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,286$62,867$43,145
Less Than 9th Grade$20,130$$16,250
High School Graduate$35,168$44,643$23,136
Some College$48,597$59,444$40,104
Bachelors Degree$59,434$68,837$51,329
Graduate Degree$72,889$81,361$68,958

$52,286

Average Earnings

$62,867

Average Male

$43,145

Average Female

Brookfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookfield Language by Age

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Brookfield Language

76.31% of Brookfield residents speak only English, while 23.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.95% of the population.

Brookfield Language

Brookfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7496405.02%
Hispanic4,25055913.15%
Other92217118.55%
Black95810110.54%

7.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is Other, with 18.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is White, with 5.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.36%.

Brookfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.97%
High School8.50%
Some College6.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%

Brookfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.90%
Male Unemployed13.61%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed0.95%

Brookfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,435$95,568
Families$100,739$112,445
Married Families$114,886-
Non Families$44,865$57,157
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Income by Household Type

Brookfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookfield Married by Age and Sex

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Brookfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookfield Marital Status by Race

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Brookfield Marital Status

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762

Number of Veterans

740

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam249
Second Gulf War129
First Gulf War91
World War II34
Korea33

Brookfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74233
75+188
35 to 54175
55 to 64111
18 to 3455

Brookfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6835.72%
Hispanic421.67%
Black293.96%
Native American1839.13%
2+ Races178.90%
Asian92.49%
Other Race61.05%

Brookfield Veterans by Race

Brookfield Veterans by Education

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2.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookfield Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brookfield Employment by Age

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Brookfield Employment by Race

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Brookfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.75%

Born in Brookfield

90.15%

Native Born

9.85%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

6.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.15% of Brookfield residents were born in the United States, with 77.75% having been born in Illinois. 3.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brookfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,006-152-0.84%
202018,158-152-0.83%
201918,310-152-0.82%
201818,462-194-1.04%
201718,656-173-0.92%
201618,829-135-0.71%
201518,964-86-0.45%
201419,050-32-0.17%
201319,082140.07%
201219,068370.19%
201119,031490.26%
201018,982-103-0.05%
200019,0852090.11%
199018,876-519-0.27%
198019,395-889-0.45%
197020,284-145-0.07%
196020,4294,9572.82%
195015,4724,6553.64%
194010,8177820.75%
193010,0356,44610.83%
19203,5890.00%

Brookfield Population by Year