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Brookfield is a city in Waukesha County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Brookfield. For links to other places called Brookfield, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brookfield is 43.060N. The longitude is -88.106W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,637.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$76,225
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookfield demographic reports
The city incorporated in 1954.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Al Capone, mobster
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Hidden River Art Festival - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brookfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 64

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waukesha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Milwaukee area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53122 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

36% of Brookfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookfield was $37,292, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

49% of Brookfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brookfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $924.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,520.


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Libraries in Brookfield include Brookfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Waukesha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookfield political report.

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Brookfield restaurants taking online reservations include Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Brookfield workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brookfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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