Brooks, Kentucky Population 2024

1,915

Brooks is a city located in Bullitt County and Jefferson County Kentucky. Brooks has a 2024 population of 1,915. Brooks is currently declining at a rate of -3.87% annually and its population has decreased by -13.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,223 in 2020.

The average household income in Brooks is $70,316 with a poverty rate of 20.73%. The median age in Brooks is 48.4 years: 51.8 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Brooks Demographics

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

  • White: 97.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
542.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.86% (-308)
The current population of Brooks, Kentucky is 1,915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,223.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,02597.87%
Two or more races341.64%
Black or African American100.48%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brooks Population by Race

Brooks Population Pyramid 2024

Brooks Median Age

48.4

Total

51.8

Male

43

Female

Brooks Adults

There are 1,756 adults, (448 of whom are seniors) in Brooks.

Brooks Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooks Sex Ratio

Female1,04750.6%
Male1,02249.4%

Brooks Population by Age

Brooks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8362.4792.97.1
Married4662.9997.92.1
Non Family2931.2583.316.7
Female6041000
Male174.061000

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brooks Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21513.9%
Associates Degree18612.02%
Bachelors Degree523.36%
Graduate Degree120.78%
High School Graduate69544.93%
Less Than 9th Grade191.23%
Some College36823.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brooks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooks Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5031,27457
2+ Races34297
Black10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.59%.

Brooks Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$40,191$41,097$35,288
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,194$50,217$38,714
Some College$52,727$53,159$43,967

$42,194

Average Earnings

$50,217

Average Male

$38,714

Average Female

Brooks Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooks Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brooks Language

99.75% of Brooks residents speak only English, while 0.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Brooks Language

Brooks Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,02542420.94%
Multiple34514.71%

20.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.2%

Male Poverty Rate

23.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooks

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooks is White, with 20.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooks is Multiple, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.18%.

Brooks Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.05%
Some College24.19%
Bachelors or Greater21.88%
High School12.52%

Brooks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.13%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.52%

Brooks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooks Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$64,632$77,730
Households$54,000$70,316
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,250$50,197

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brooks Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooks Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brooks 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.

Brooks Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brooks Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

103

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War52
Korea26
First Gulf War13
Vietnam13
World War II12

Brooks Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5452
75+38
65 to 7413
18 to 340
55 to 640

Brooks Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1036.02%

Brooks Veterans by Race

Brooks Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooks Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Brooks Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks 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

84.24%

Born in Brooks

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Brooks residents were born in the United States, with 84.24% having been born in Kentucky. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brooks Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,915-77-3.87%
20231,992-77-3.72%
20222,069-196-8.65%
20212,265421.89%
20202,223-258-10.4%
20192,481-94-3.65%
20182,575-132-4.88%
20172,7072168.67%
20162,491-14-0.56%
20152,505-459-15.49%
20142,964-114-3.7%
20133,078130.42%
20123,065-16-0.52%
20113,08168028.32%
20102,40100%

Brooks Population by Year