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Brookfield is a town 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 43.050N. The longitude is -88.171W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,390.
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35% of Brookfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $28,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Brookfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brookfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $891. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,360.
Waukesha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookfield political report.
The average commute time for Brookfield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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