Brooklyn is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,198 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brooklyn is the 451st largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brooklyn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brooklyn is a village of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooklyn who work in sales jobs (17.32%), management occupations (14.78%), and office and administrative support (11.78%).
Being a small village, Brooklyn does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Brooklyn with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.86% of adults in Brooklyn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brooklyn in 2010 was $21,581, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,324 for a family of four. However, Brooklyn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Brooklyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brooklyn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brooklyn include English, Irish, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Brooklyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.