Brookfield, Illinois Population 2024

18,156

Brookfield is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Brookfield has a 2024 population of 18,156. Brookfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.68% annually and its population has decreased by -6.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,404 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookfield is $115,173 with a poverty rate of 5.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookfield is 40.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Brookfield Demographics

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

  • White: 81.21%
  • Two or more races: 8.6%
  • Other race: 5.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.78%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,926.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.43% (-1,248)
The current population of Brookfield, Illinois is 18,156 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,404.

Brookfield, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,71381.21%
Two or more races1,6648.6%
Other race1,0075.2%
Black or African American7313.78%
Asian1670.86%
Native American670.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brookfield Population by Race

Brookfield Population Pyramid 2024

Brookfield Median Age

40.9

Total

40.3

Male

41.7

Female

Brookfield Adults

There are 14,831 adults, (2,571 of whom are seniors) in Brookfield.

Brookfield Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookfield Sex Ratio

Female10,18152.62%
Male9,16847.38%

Brookfield Population by Age

Brookfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,7332.4879.520.5
Married4,0293.27928
Non Family2,7761.2762.337.7
Female6472.6272.627.4
Male2812.8885.814.2
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brookfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.18%.

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,821

Average Earnings

$73,309

Average Male

$56,610

Average Female

Brookfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brookfield Language

80.26% of Brookfield residents speak only English, while 19.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.77% of the population.

Brookfield Language

Brookfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,3587225.03%
Hispanic3,5412266.38%
Other1,00710610.53%
Multiple1,664472.82%
Black699324.58%
Asian167148.38%
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5.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

5.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is Other, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is Multiple, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.92%.

Brookfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.2%
High School6.81%
Some College6.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.68%
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Brookfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed3.65%
Female Employed3.36%
Male Employed0.91%
Female Unemployed
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Brookfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brookfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brookfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brookfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brookfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

754

Number of Veterans

616

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

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Brookfield Veterans by War

count

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Brookfield Veterans by Age

count

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Brookfield Veterans by Race

Brookfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brookfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brookfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brookfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.24%

Born in Brookfield

90.39%

Native Born

9.61%

Foreign Born

4.49%

Non Citizen

5.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.39% of Brookfield residents were born in the United States, with 76.24% having been born in Illinois. 4.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brookfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,606-310-1.83%
202816,916-310-1.8%
202717,226-310-1.77%
202617,536-310-1.74%
202517,846-310-1.71%
202418,156-310-1.68%
202318,466-310-1.65%
202218,776-310-1.62%
202119,086-318-1.64%
202019,4041,1096.06%
201918,295-167-0.9%
201818,462-191-1.02%
201718,653-172-0.91%
201618,825-136-0.72%
201518,961-87-0.46%
201419,048-33-0.17%
201319,081120.06%
201219,069380.2%
201119,031490.26%
201018,982-103-0.54%
200019,0852091.11%
199018,876-519-2.68%
198019,395-889-4.38%
197020,284-145-0.71%
196020,4294,95732.04%
195015,4724,65543.03%
194010,8177827.79%
193010,0356,446179.6%
19203,589
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Brookfield Population by Year