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. 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.
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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooklyn who work in sales jobs (16.32%), management occupations (12.97%), and office and administrative support (11.92%).
Brooklyn is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Brooklyn citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.62% of adults 25 and older in Brooklyn have a college degree.
The per capita income in Brooklyn in 2010 was $21,294, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,176 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, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Brooklyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.