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Brookston is a town in White County.
The community was named for James Brooks, railroad president.
The latitude of Brookston is 40.602N. The longitude is -86.867W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,663.
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27% of Brookston residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookston was $18,291, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Brookston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brookston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $415. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.
Libraries in Brookston include Brookston-Prairie Twp Public Library ... View libraries
White County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookston political report.
The average commute time for Brookston workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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