Brookston is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,544 people and just one neighborhood, Brookston is the 253rd largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brookston is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookston is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookston who work in office and administrative support (14.06%), maintenance occupations (8.44%) and teaching (8.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Brookston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Brookston a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Brookston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Brookston’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Brookston doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.