Brookfield, WI

37,991 Population
27.2 square miles 1,397 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
 
Population Density
1,397
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
62.3%
was 62.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.7%
was 7.6%
 
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 22.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.2%
was 20.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.7
was 3.7
Ranked 7th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
3.6%
was 3.5%
 
Median Household Income
$95,956
was $92,518
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
45.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
68.4
was 79.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,263.5
was 2,858.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,062
was 15,096
 
Median Rent
$1,354
was $1,316
 
Total Building Permits
35
was 17
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,618
was 14,645
 
Homeownership Rate
87.4%
was 87.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
35
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
552.5
was 553.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.4%
was 20.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.3
was 1.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.9
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.7%
was 95.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.2%
was 97.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
58.1%
was 57.1%
 

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