Brookville, IN


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Living in Brookville

Brookville is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,566 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brookville is the 178th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brookville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookville who work in healthcare (13.42%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and sales jobs (10.91%).

Overall, Brookville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

One downside of living in Brookville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brookville, the average commute to work is 30.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Brookville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Brookville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.77% of adults 25 and older in Brookville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Brookville in 2010 was $20,329, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,316 for a family of four.

The people who call Brookville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brookville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brookville include Irish, English, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Brookville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.