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Population (year 2000): 19,085. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,462 (-3.3% change)
Males: 9,078 (47.6%), Females: 10,007 (52.4%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $52,636 (year 2000)
Median house value: $151,600 (year 2000)

Brookfield, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Brookfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (20.2%), Polish (18.0%), Italian (12.9%), Czech (11.1%), English (5.3%).Illinois

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Brookfield,

For population 25 years and over in Brookfield

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield village

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

9.2% Foreign born (5.3% Europe, 2.7% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +271 (+1.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (4.2 miles Berwyn, pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (11.6 miles )

Nearest cities: Grange Park, IL (1.6 miles La IL (1.9 miles Lyons, IL (2.0 miles McCook, Riverside, IL (2.0 miles North Grange, IL La (2.1 miles IL Riverside, (2.2 miles IL (2.6 miles Broadview, IL Westchester, (3.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $234,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Area code: 708

Brookfield, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Manufacturing (13.4%), Retail trade (12.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,671 (-29.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,020 (10.7%)

Crime in Brookfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 9 5 6 5 4
    per 100,000 36.7 47.2 26.2 31.4 26.2 21.0
Robberies 4 4 7 6 7 5
    per 100,000 21.0 21.0 36.7 31.4 36.7 26.2
Assaults 53 40 48 89 48 16
    per 100,000 277.7 209.6 251.5 466.3 251.5 83.8
Burglaries 121 194 198 184 198 74
    per 100,000 634.0 1016.5 1037.5 964.1 1037.5 387.7
Thefts 205 176 207 259 207 296
    per 100,000 1074.1 922.2 1084.6 1357.1 1084.6 1551.0
Auto thefts 44 31 30 33 30 16
    per 100,000 230.5 162.4 157.2 172.9 157.2 83.8
182.3 188.1 200.4 256.1 200.4 128.9

Average climate in Brookfield, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brookfield-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Brookfield city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Brookfield:
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; HINES, IL)
  • LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MAYWOOD, IL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookfield:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 35 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brookfield:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)

Amtrak stations near Brookfield:
  • 2 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 3 $9,985 $39,940 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $34,215 $24,151 1 $602
Local Libraries 9 $19,182 $25,576 14 $6,770
Water Supply 4 $14,976 $44,928 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $18,905 $32,408 13 $8,898
Firefighters 17 $84,967 $59,976 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,745 $32,940 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $10,182 $40,728 19 $6,150
Financial Administration 5 $17,907 $42,976 3 $5,110
Other Government Administration 12 $45,843 $45,843 11 $7,443
Police Protection - Officers 29 $143,596 $59,419 0 $0
Totals for Government 107 $402,503 $45,140 61 $34,975
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,407)
Public primary/middle schools in Brookfield:
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 4300 GROVE AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • S E GROSS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 3524 MAPLE AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CONGRESS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 9311 SHIELDS; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HOLLYWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 3423 HOLLYWOOD AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Brookfield:
  • ST BARBARA (Students: 260; Location: 8900 WINDEMERE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAULS' EVANGELICAL LUTH SCH (Students: 114; Location: PARK & GRANT AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 9035 GRANT STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Brookfield:
  • BROOKFIELD FREE P.L. (Operating income: $640,664; Location: 3609 GRAND BOULEVARD; 76,340 books; 2,193 audio materials; 1,099 video materials; 187 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Brookfield Public Library (A).

Churches in Brookfield include: Holy Covenant Metropolitan Church (A), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Brookfield Baptist Church (C), Brookfield United Methodist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Church of Christ (G), New Life Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Brookfield include: Ehlert Park (1), North End Park (2), Madlin Park (3), Chicago Zoological Park (4), Brookfield Zoo (5), Kiwanis Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Brookfield compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Brookfield:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Brookfield:
  • WLTL (88.1 FM; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Brookfield:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

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