Brooklyn, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brooklyn, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Brooklyn had a population of 10,851 as of July 1, 2016. Brooklyn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brooklyn is located at latitude 41.4347 and longitude -81.7492 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brooklyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The City of Brooklyn (GNIS ID: 1085958) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brooklyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brooklyn: Brooklyn Village, Ohio City.

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Brooklyn, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,851
Population in Households 10,839
Population in Familes 8,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 2,555
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 5,051
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 2,818
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,789 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,262 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $120,920
Average Home Value $126,070


Median Household Income $40,075
Average Household Income $50,225
Per Capita Income $23,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.4%
Households -0.32% -0.26%
Families -0.6% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brooklyn, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooklyn to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 169 86th
Population Density1 # 145 88th
Diversity Index2 # 56 95th
Median Household Income # 917 25th
Per Capita Income # 617 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.