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Brookfield, Wisconsin

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This page refers to the city of Brookfield. If you'd like the town of Brookfield, please go to Brookfield (town), Wisconsin


Brookfield is a city located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 38,649.

Geography

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Location of Brookfield, Wisconsin

Brookfield is located at 43°3'29" North, 88°6'52" West (43.058111, -88.114638)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 70.6 km² (27.3 mi²). 70.4 km² (27.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.26% water. The sub-continental divide passes through Brookfield; on the eastern side of this divide, water flows to Lake Michigan on its way to the Atlantic Ocean; on the western side of this divide, water flows to the Fox River of Illinois and Wisconsin on its way to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 38,649 people, 13,891 households, and 11,223 families residing in the city. The population density is 548.6/km² (1,421.1/mi²). There are 14,208 housing units at an average density of 201.7/km² (522.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 94.20% White, 0.83% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 3.83% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 1.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,891 households out of which 36.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.1% are married couples living together, 5.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% are non-families. 16.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $76,225, and the median income for a family is $83,691. Males have a median income of $62,351 versus $37,589 for females. The per capita income for the city is $37,292. 2.2% of the population and 1.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.4% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

The current mayor of Brookfield is Jeff Speaker, a former police officer and Republican elected in 2002. Along with the mayor, Brookfield is governed by a Common Council comprised of elected aldermen.

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