Brooklyn, Iowa Population 2024

1,432

Brooklyn is a city located in Poweshiek County Iowa. Brooklyn has a 2024 population of 1,432. Brooklyn is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,498 in 2020.

The average household income in Brooklyn is $68,294 with a poverty rate of 20.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brooklyn is 32.8 years, 35.1 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Brooklyn Demographics

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

  • White: 99%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,140.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.41% (-66)
The current population of Brooklyn, Iowa is 1,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,498.

Brooklyn, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,58499%
Other race90.56%
Two or more races40.25%
Black or African American30.19%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brooklyn Population by Race

Brooklyn Population Pyramid 2024

Brooklyn Median Age

32.8

Total

35.1

Male

32.4

Female

Brooklyn Adults

There are 1,170 adults, (249 of whom are seniors) in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooklyn Sex Ratio

Female82151.31%
Male77948.69%

Brooklyn Population by Age

Brooklyn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6262.4866.333.7
Non Family2761.2552.547.5
Married2683.2279.520.5
Male554.3165.534.5
Female274.1577.822.2
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brooklyn 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

Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.87%.

Brooklyn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,045

Average Earnings

$53,036

Average Male

$22,667

Average Female

Brooklyn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooklyn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brooklyn Language

96.28% of Brooklyn residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.3% of the population.

Brooklyn Language

Brooklyn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,50730320.11%
Hispanic45817.78%
Black33100%
showing: 3 rows

20.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.32%

Male Poverty Rate

28.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooklyn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooklyn is Hispanic, with 17.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.33%.

Brooklyn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.61%
High School14.73%
Some College14.53%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Brooklyn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed88.64%
Female Employed10.36%
Male Employed10.33%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Brooklyn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooklyn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brooklyn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooklyn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brooklyn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brooklyn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brooklyn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Brooklyn Veterans by War

count

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Brooklyn Veterans by Age

count

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Brooklyn Veterans by Race

Brooklyn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooklyn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brooklyn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brooklyn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brooklyn 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

85.81%

Born in Brooklyn

98.38%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Brooklyn residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Iowa. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brooklyn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,342-18-1.32%
20281,360-18-1.31%
20271,378-18-1.29%
20261,396-18-1.27%
20251,414-18-1.26%
20241,432-18-1.24%
20231,450-18-1.23%
20221,468-18-1.21%
20211,486-12-0.8%
20201,4981057.54%
20191,393-6-0.43%
20181,39920.14%
20171,397-3-0.21%
20161,400-6-0.43%
20151,406-35-2.43%
20141,441-3-0.21%
20131,444-19-1.3%
20121,463-11-0.75%
20111,474-1-0.07%
20101,475
showing: 20 rows

Brooklyn Population by Year