Population: 18,966Median home value: $227,400 77 Ranks better than 86% of areas
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A+ Brookfield Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
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F Brookfield Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Illinois
11313% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Brookfield cost of living
A+ Brookfield Crime Total crime is 48% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,28253% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7853% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-31%Year over year crime is down
Brookfield crime
B- Brookfield Employment Household income is 27% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$75,33636% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,27012% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%28% lower than the US average
Brookfield employment
B- Brookfield Housing Home value is 30% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$227,40023% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9864% higher than the US average
Home ownership
75%19% higher than the US average
Brookfield real estate or Brookfield rentals
D- Brookfield Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
40%18% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% higher than the US average
Brookfield K-12 schools

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Compare Brookfield, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Brookfield, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mount Greenwood, Chicago7711.118,990
Edison Park, Chicago7712.711,128
O'hare, Chicago749.512,706
Forest Glen, Chicago7412.418,298
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clearing, Chicago715.124,934
Norwood Park, Chicago7111.337,477
Jefferson Park, Chicago7111.626,594
North Center, Chicago6911.934,931

Best Cities Near Brookfield, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL864.73,823
St. John, IN833315,777
Crown Point, IN8238.228,743
Clarendon Hills, IL815.98,641
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Algonquin, IL8133.530,413
Lake in the Hills, IL8134.328,908
Schaumburg, IL8018.674,366
Highland CDP, IN8027.84,256
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Check Out the Brookfield, Illinois Zoo

The primary ecosystem of Brookfield, Illinois is oak savanna. The town is only 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. The total land area is 3.07 square miles. If you like outdoor festivals, then check out North Kiwanis Park. They have the German Fest, Battle of the Bands and Brookfield 4th of July parade.

Milt Bocek is from Brookfield. There are plenty of moderately priced restaurants in Brookfield, Illinois including Irish Times, Blueberry Hill and Mary's Morning Mixup. You might like Mike Ditka's for fine dining. Yes, Mike Ditka - Da Bears!

The amenities are good and the crime rate is low in Brookfield, Illinois. There are also plenty of employment opportunities in Brookfield. Unfortunately, the cost of living could be a bit high in this city. One of the popular destinations might be the Brookfield Zoo; it is open 365 days a year. The Galloping Ghost Arcade is the largest in the US with over 550 games.
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Source: The Brookfield, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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