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Brookford is a town in Catawba County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
The community was named for mill owners Holbrook and Shuford
The latitude of Brookford is 35.703N. The longitude is -81.348W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 414.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Catawba County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28602 ZIP code.
14% of Brookford residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookford was $13,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Brookford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brookford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.
Catawba County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookford political report.
The average commute time for Brookford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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