Brookfield, Wisconsin Population 2024

42,880

Brookfield is a city located in Waukesha County Wisconsin. Brookfield has a 2024 population of 42,880. Brookfield is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,476 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookfield is $171,155 with a poverty rate of 2.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookfield is 43.8 years, 44.1 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Brookfield Demographics

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

  • White: 81.36%
  • Asian: 11.52%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
27.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,571.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.39% (1,404)
The current population of Brookfield, Wisconsin is 42,880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,476.

Brookfield, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,63681.36%
Asian4,76411.52%
Two or more races2,3485.68%
Other race3130.76%
Black or African American2480.6%
Native American330.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brookfield Population by Race

Brookfield Population Pyramid 2024

Brookfield Median Age

43.8

Total

44.1

Male

43.4

Female

Brookfield Adults

There are 31,610 adults, (9,437 of whom are seniors) in Brookfield.

Brookfield Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookfield Sex Ratio

Female20,80450.32%
Male20,53849.68%

Brookfield Population by Age

Brookfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,0602.5583.516.5
Married10,5763.0893.76.3
Non Family4,4661.1860.539.5
Female7442.7580.519.5
Male2743.776.623.4
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

83.5%

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 80.2%.

Brookfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$77,405

Average Earnings

$100,570

Average Male

$54,513

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

85.92% of Brookfield residents speak only English, while 14.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Brookfield Language

Brookfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,7259472.89%
Multiple2,3341526.51%
Hispanic1,3581017.44%
Asian4,764791.66%
Other305123.93%
Black23952.09%
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2.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.8%

Male Poverty Rate

3.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is Hispanic, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookfield is Asian, with 1.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.63%.

Brookfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.7%
High School4.49%
Some College3.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
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Brookfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed3.83%
Female Employed2.7%
Male Employed2.15%
Male 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

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brookfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,932

Number of Veterans

1,847

Male Veterans

85

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

1.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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

65.36%

Born in Brookfield

88.6%

Native Born

11.4%

Foreign Born

5.47%

Non Citizen

5.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.6% of Brookfield residents were born in the United States, with 65.36% having been born in Wisconsin. 5.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brookfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202945,1854611.03%
202844,7244611.04%
202744,2634611.05%
202643,8024611.06%
202543,3414611.08%
202442,8804611.09%
202342,4194611.1%
202241,9584611.11%
202141,497210.05%
202041,4762,3215.93%
201939,1554141.07%
201838,7416571.73%
201738,0841000.26%
201637,984440.12%
201537,940-24-0.06%
201437,964-13-0.03%
201337,977-17-0.04%
201237,994960.25%
201137,898-17-0.04%
201037,915-734-1.9%
200038,6493,4659.85%
199035,1841,1493.38%
198034,0352,2747.16%
197031,76111,94960.31%
196019,81219,6129806%
1940200
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Brookfield Population by Year