Brooklyn is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,188 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brooklyn is the 451st largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Brooklyn was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Brooklyn real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Brooklyn house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 management occupations (15.23%), office and administrative support (9.82%), and sales jobs (9.82%).
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 who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.89% of the adults in Brooklyn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brooklyn in 2010 was $21,057, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,228 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brooklyn include German, English, Irish, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Brooklyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.