|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brookston is 1,629. Brookston, Indiana is the 8,386th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Brookston was in 1990, when its population was 1,800. In 1990, Brookston was the 7,328th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,386th largest city in the US. Brookston is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Brookston has shrunk 4.7% since the year 2000. Brookston, Indiana's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8381||St. Leo, Florida||1,634||175.5%|
|8383||Pagosa Springs, Colorado||1,631||3.5%|
|8384||Sylvan Springs, Alabama||1,631||9.6%|
|8385||North Lewisburg, Ohio||1,630||1.0%|
|8388||Scotland Neck, North Carolina||1,629||-30.7%|
|8390||White Castle, Louisiana||1,629||-16.4%|
|8391||Belleair Beach, Florida||1,626||-0.4%|
The total voting age population of Brookston, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,169. The voting age population is 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.5% of the residents of Brookston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brookston are 97.1% White, 2.1% Two or more races and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brookston, 7.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.7% of families are below the poverty line in Brookston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.5% of Brookston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.1% of Brookston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brookston residents aged 5 and older, 2.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brookston is 1.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brookston, 14.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brookston is $48,750.
In Brookston, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in Brookston.
Of all the housing units in Brookston, 33.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Brookston, 1.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brookston is $761.
In Brookston, 82.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.