Brookfield, WI

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2022 Population
41,342
0.785% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.8
0.68% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
2.96%
6.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$121,837
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$388,600
12.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
20,122
1.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brookfield, WI had a population of 41.3k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $121,837. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brookfield, WI grew from 41,020 to 41,342, a 0.785% increase and its median household income grew from $110,616 to $121,837, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brookfield, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.62%), and White (Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in Brookfield, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in Brookfield, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brookfield, WI are Herzing University-Brookfield (459851) (153 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ottawa University-Milwaukee (79 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Brookfield, WI was $388,600, and the homeownership rate was 83.5%.

Most people in Brookfield, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Brookfield, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Brookfield, WI is home to a population of 41.3k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.4% of Brookfield, WI residents were born outside of the country (4.72k people).

In 2022, there were 6.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.2k people) in Brookfield, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.76k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Brookfield, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brookfield, WI was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brookfield, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.2k ± 678
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.76k ± 685
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.68k ± 441
3.3%
Hispanic Population
1.37k people

In 2022, there were 6.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.2k people) in Brookfield, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.76k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.3% of the people in Brookfield, WI are hispanic (1.37k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,791 ± 7,097 people
  2. India
    23,051 ± 3,720 people
  3. China
    15,381 ± 3,041 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 84,791 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,051 and China with 15,381.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.72k people
11.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.72k people

As of 2022, 11.4% of Brookfield, WI residents (4.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brookfield, WI was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    653 ± 158
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    301 ± 114
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    288 ± 107

Brookfield, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brookfield, WI employs 20.1k people. The largest industries in Brookfield, WI are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,203 people), Manufacturing (2,784 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,605 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($112,746), Finance & Insurance ($109,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,188).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,062. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

20.1k
2022 Value
± 911
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 6.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brookfield, WI grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 19.8k employees to 20.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brookfield, WI, are Management Occupations (3,237 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,266 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,133 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brookfield, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.1k
2022 Value
± 911
1.41%
1 Year growth
± 6.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brookfield, WI grew at a rate of 1.41%, from 19.8k employees to 20.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brookfield, WI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,203 people), Manufacturing (2,784 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,605 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brookfield, WI, though some of these residents may live in Brookfield, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$93,003
Median earning men ± $4,575
$51,045
Median earning women ± $4,001

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($124,951), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($114,121), and Information ($102,355).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($91,136), Information ($76,364), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,474).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Brookfield, WI awarded 232 degrees. The student population of Brookfield, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 76 male students and 442 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brookfield, WI are White (117 and 50.4%), followed by Black or African American (51 and 22%), Asian (36 and 15.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 8.62%).

The largest universities in Brookfield, WI by number of degrees awarded are Herzing University-Brookfield (459851) (153 and 65.9%) and Ottawa University-Milwaukee (79 and 34.1%).

The most popular majors in Brookfield, WI are Registered Nursing (76 and 32.8%), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (29 and 12.5%), and Other Computer & Information Technology Services Management (20 and 8.62%).

The median tuition cost in Brookfield, WI for private four year colleges is $11,898.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Brookfield, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 69%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 518 (14.7% men and 85.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 518 students enrolled in Brookfield, WI, 14.7% men and 85.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 226 records, of which 85% were women and 15% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 10 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 76 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Brookfield, WI was Health Care Administration & Management with 10 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 153 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Herzing University-Brookfield (459851) with 153 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 38 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brookfield, WI, which is 0.196 times less than the 194 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 117 degrees mean that there were 2.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 51 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,898) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($815) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.697% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.597% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.02M), and Bachelors Degree (921k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brookfield, WI was $388,600 in 2022, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $346,000 to $388,600, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Brookfield, WI is 83.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brookfield, WI have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brookfield, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Brookfield, WI is $121,837. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Brookfield, WI was Census Tract 2009.02 with a value of $130,750, followed by Census Tract 2008.03 and Census Tract 2011.02, with respective values of $129,375 and $121,319.

Property

$388,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,772
$13,415
Median Property Taxes
±$712

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Rent vs Own

83.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.5% of the housing units in Brookfield, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2009.02
  2. Census Tract 2008.03
  3. Census Tract 2011.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brookfield, WI was Census Tract 2009.02 with a value of $130,750, followed by Census Tract 2008.03 and Census Tract 2011.02, with respective values of $129,375 and $121,319.

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Household Income

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$121,837
Median Household Income
± $6,636
16.1k
Number of Households
± 894

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.1k households in Brookfield, WI grew to $121,837 from the previous year's value of $110,616.

The following chart displays the households in Brookfield, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brookfield, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2022 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2022, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.043% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.7%)
  3. Carpooled (4.98%)

In 2022, 76.5% of workers in Brookfield, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.7%) and those who carpooled to work (4.98%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brookfield, WI have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Brookfield, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brookfield, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brookfield, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.96% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brookfield, WI (1.21k out of 40.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brookfield, WI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.2% of the population of Brookfield, WI has health coverage, with 64.5% on employee plans, 3.57% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.959% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Waukesha County, WI see 714 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.19% decrease from the previous year (730 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1044 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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714 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Waukesha County, WI

Primary care physicians in Waukesha County, WI see an average of 714 patients per year. This represents a 2.19% decrease from the previous year (730 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Waukesha County, WI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 13.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.83%
Uninsured
64.5%
Employer Coverage
3.57%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.959%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brookfield, WI declined by 1.92% from 1.87% to 1.83%.

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