Brooklyn, Connecticut Population 2021

8,264
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Brooklyn is a city located in Windham County Connecticut. Brooklyn has a 2020 population of 8,264. Brooklyn is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,216 in 2010. Brooklyn reached it's highest population of 8,276 in 2018.

The average household income in Brooklyn is $91,154 with a poverty rate of 7.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,007 per month, and the median house value is $230,600. The median age in Brooklyn is 44.3 years, 40.5 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Brooklyn Demographics

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

  • White: 92.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 2.32%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brooklyn, Connecticut is 8,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,276.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,216.

Brooklyn, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,59492.18%
Two or More Races2132.59%
Asian2022.45%
Black or African American1912.32%
Some Other Race250.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.16%
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Brooklyn Population by Race

Brooklyn Population Pyramid $2021

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Brooklyn Median Age

44.3


Total

40.5


Male

50.3


Female

Brooklyn Adults

There are 6,536 adults, (1,546 of whom are seniors) in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooklyn Sex Ratio

Female

3,483

42.28%

Male

4,755

57.72%

Brooklyn Population by Age

Brooklyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brooklyn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female43.9%56.1%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooklyn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9152.6273.4
Married1,7932.988.8
Non Family6901.2151.4
Male2273.5544.5
Female2053.8443.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Brooklyn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2424.00%
9th to 12th Grade3575.90%
High School Graduate1,83230.26%
Some College1,75629.01%
Associates Degree5278.70%
Bachelors Degree84313.92%
Graduate Degree4978.21%
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Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5185,0131,303
Hispanic24218016
Black190158
Asian10310321
2+ Races8969
Other Race2222
Native American137

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.61%.

Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,049$43,410$40,462
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,170$43,433$28,125
Some College$36,140$39,468$33,309
Bachelors Degree$64,855$64,738$65,313
Graduate Degree$66,000$$68,487

$42,049

Average Earnings

$43,410

Average Male

$40,462

Average Female

Brooklyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooklyn Language by Age

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Brooklyn Language

91.51% of Brooklyn residents speak only English, while 8.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Brooklyn Language

Brooklyn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0144336.17%
Hispanic19913969.85%
Other22627.27%

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.52%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooklyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn is Hispanic, with 69.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn is White, with 6.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.31%.

Brooklyn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.25%
High School9.11%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%

Brooklyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.63%
Male Unemployed7.75%
Male Employed1.32%
Female Employed1.14%

Brooklyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooklyn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,047$91,154
Families$86,027$96,800
Married Families$90,469-
Non Families$23,750$62,258
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Income by Household Type

Brooklyn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooklyn Married by Age and Sex

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Brooklyn 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.

Brooklyn Marital Status by Race

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Brooklyn Marital Status

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745

Number of Veterans

631

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War129
World War II89
Second Gulf War67
Korea40

Brooklyn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74217
75+205
35 to 54165
55 to 64125
18 to 3433

Brooklyn Veterans by Age

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Brooklyn Veterans by Race

Brooklyn Veterans by Education

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1.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooklyn Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brooklyn Employment by Age

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Brooklyn Employment by Race

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Brooklyn 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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57.06%

Born in Brooklyn

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

3.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Brooklyn residents were born in the United States, with 57.06% having been born in Connecticut. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brooklyn Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,264-4-0.05%
20208,268-4-0.05%
20198,272-4-0.05%
20188,276540.66%
20178,222330.40%
20168,189-53-0.64%
20158,242-5-0.06%
20148,247-24-0.29%
20138,271370.45%
20128,234140.17%
20118,22040.05%
20108,2160.00%

Brooklyn Population by Year