Brookston, Indiana Population 2020

1,523

Brookston is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,523, it is the 248th largest city in Indiana and the 8649th largest city in the United States. Brookston is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually but its population has decreased by -1.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,554 in 2010. Brookston reached it's highest population of 1,559 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Brookston has a population density of 2,307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookston is $58,982 with a poverty rate of 8.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $718 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. The median age in Brookston is 31 years, 29.7 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Brookston Demographics

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

  • White: 98.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • 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 1,523, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,554.

Brookston, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42998.15%
Two or More Races241.65%
Asian30.21%

Brookston Population Pyramid 2020

Brookston Median Age

31


Total

29.7


Male

35


Female

Brookston Adults

There are 1,074 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in Brookston.

Brookston Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookston Sex Ratio

Female

731

50.21%

Male

725

49.79%

Brookston Households and Families

Brookston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83%17%
Married78.1%21.9%
All64.2%35.8%
Female53.9%46.1%
Non Family47.5%52.5%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6362.2964.2
Married2692.978.1
Non Family2381.0947.5
Female763.1153.9
Male533.4283

2.88

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.78%
9th to 12th Grade414.56%
High School Graduate36240.22%
Some College20622.89%
Associates Degree11312.56%
Bachelors Degree13314.78%
Graduate Degree384.22%

Brookston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White879831159
Hispanic212112
Multiple Races11118

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 72.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,528$46,875$30,045
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,019$36,346$12,917
Some College$37,950$47,917$30,987
Bachelors Degree$45,250$51,458$36,250
Graduate Degree$63,295$101,875$62,955

$36,528

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$30,045

Average Female

Brookston Language

Brookston Language by Age

Brookston Language

97.23% of Brookston residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Brookston Poverty

Brookston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4131178.28%
Asian33100.00%

8.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.69%

Male Poverty Rate

7.80%

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 8.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.51%.

Name Poverty
High School11.05%
Less Than High School10.42%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed8.84%
Female Employed7.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brookston Income

Brookston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,054$58,982
Families$59,741$71,215
Married Families$63,393-
Non Families$37,188$34,658

Brookston Marital Status

Brookston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookston Married by Age and Sex

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

Brookston Veterans

84

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam29
First Gulf War24
Korea4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5424
18 to 3423
65 to 7421
75+13
55 to 643
Name Veterans % of Total
White807.55%
Hispanic733.33%
2 or More436.36%

$Brookston Veterans by Education

38.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookston Employment Status

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brookston Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.23%

Born in Indiana

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.79% of Brookston residents were born in the United States, with 87.23% having been born in Indiana. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,52330.20%
20191,52030.20%
20181,517-3-0.20%
20171,52030.20%
20161,517-13-0.85%
20151,530-12-0.78%
20141,54240.26%
20131,538-8-0.52%
20121,546-8-0.51%
20111,554-5-0.32%
20101,5590.00%