Brookfield, IL Population

Population: 19,085. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,462 (-3.3% change)
Males: 9,078 (47.6%), Females: 10,007 (52.4%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60513

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $52,636
Median house value: $151,600

Races in Brookfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (20.2%), Polish (18.0%), Italian (12.9%), Czech (11.1%), English (5.3%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Map of Brookfield, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brookfield

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookfield village

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

9.2% Foreign born (5.3% Europe, 2.7% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +271 (+1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brookfield:

  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; HINES, IL)
  • LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LA GRANGE, IL)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; MAYWOOD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookfield:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 35 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Brookfield:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)

Amtrak stations near Brookfield:

  • 2 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookfield:

  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)

Public primary/middle schools in Brookfield:

  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 4300 GROVE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • S E GROSS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 3524 MAPLE AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • CONGRESS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 9311 SHIELDS; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HOLLYWOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 3423 HOLLYWOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Brookfield:

  • ST BARBARA (Students: 260; Location: 8900 WINDEMERE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAULS’ EVANGELICAL LUTH SCH (Students: 114; Location: PARK & GRANT AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 9035 GRANT STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Brookfield:

  • BROOKFIELD FREE P.L. (Operating income: $640,664; Location: 3609 GRAND BOULEVARD; 76,340 books; 2,193 audio materials; 1,099 video materials; 187 serial subscriptions)