Brookston, Indiana Population 2021

1,529
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Brookston is a city located in White County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,529, it is the 249th largest city in Indiana and the 8634th largest city in the United States . Brookston is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,554 in 2010. Brookston reached it's highest population of 1,578 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Brookston has a population density of 2,316 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookston is $60,542 with a poverty rate of 7.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. The median age in Brookston is 32.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Brookston Demographics

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

  • White: 97.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brookston, Indiana is 1,529 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,535.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,554.

Brookston, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46997.09%
Two or More Races322.12%
Asian120.79%
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Brookston Population by Race

Brookston Population Pyramid $2021

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Brookston Median Age

32.5


Total

29.9


Male

35.6


Female

Brookston Adults

There are 1,171 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in Brookston.

Brookston Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookston Sex Ratio

Female

786

51.95%

Male

727

48.05%

Brookston Population by Age

Brookston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married75.7%24.3%
Female72%28%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family43%57%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6912.1962.8
Married3002.8775.7
Non Family2861.1743
Female752.872
Male303.53100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Brookston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.53%
9th to 12th Grade323.37%
High School Graduate38540.53%
Some College21222.32%
Associates Degree12413.05%
Bachelors Degree14915.68%
Graduate Degree434.53%
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Brookston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White908871173
Hispanic292919
2+ Races16168
Asian1010

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 hispanic people with a rate of 65.52%.

Brookston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,688$47,396$30,449
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,382$35,536$19,792
Some College$34,946$48,906$30,278
Bachelors Degree$47,344$51,944$37,679
Graduate Degree$62,885$$62,614

$35,688

Average Earnings

$47,396

Average Male

$30,449

Average Female

Brookston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookston Language by Age

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Brookston Language

97.17% of Brookston residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Brookston Language

Brookston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4461027.05%
Asian1212100.00%
Multiple3239.38%

7.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

8.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookston is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookston is White, with 7.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.85%.

Brookston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.51%
High School9.87%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Brookston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.80%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.99%

Brookston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$60,542
Families$62,917$75,164
Married Families$70,625-
Non Families$37,750$36,779
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Income by Household Type

Brookston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookston Married by Age and Sex

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Brookston 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 55-64.

Brookston Marital Status by Race

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Brookston Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War30
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War22
Korea3
World War II

Brookston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5432
75+16
65 to 7416
18 to 3415
55 to 643

Brookston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White786.82%
Hispanic931.03%
2+ Races425.00%

Brookston Veterans by Race

Brookston Veterans by Education

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19.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookston Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.5%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brookston Employment by Age

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Brookston Employment by Race

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Brookston 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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86.45%

Born in Brookston

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Brookston residents were born in the United States, with 86.45% having been born in Indiana. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brookston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,529-2-0.13%
20201,531-2-0.13%
20191,533-2-0.13%
20181,535-3-0.20%
20171,53850.33%
20161,533-15-0.97%
20151,548-12-0.77%
20141,56030.19%
20131,557-8-0.51%
20121,565-8-0.51%
20111,573-5-0.32%
20101,5780.00%

Brookston Population by Year