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A+ Brooklyn Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Brooklyn Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% higher than Ohio
Brooklyn
928% less expensive than the US average
Ohio
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Brooklyn cost of living
D- Brooklyn Crime Total crime is 137% higher than Ohio
Total crime
6,430133% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16133% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
13%Year over year crime is up
Brooklyn crime
D Brooklyn Employment Household income is 11% lower than Ohio
Median household income
$45,10218% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,06919% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%6% higher than the US average
Brooklyn employment
A Brooklyn Housing Home value is 22% lower than Ohio
Median home value
$103,40044% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$67729% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%10% lower than the US average
Brooklyn real estate or Brooklyn rentals
B+ Brooklyn Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Ohio
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
65%33% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:19% higher than the US average
Brooklyn K-12 schools

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Compare Brooklyn, OH Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Brooklyn, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Kamm's Corner, Cleveland773.519,117
University District, Cleveland728.97,940
Edgewater, Cleveland693.47,397
Tremont, Cleveland694.26,533
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Brooklyn, Cleveland682.633,665
Jefferson, Cleveland682.518,606
Downtown, Cleveland676.18,632
Ohio City-West Side, Cleveland6749,075

Best Cities Near Brooklyn, OH

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Silver Lake, OH9024.52,452
Shaker Heights, OH8810.727,773
Bay Village, OH8810.115,414
Avon Lake, OH8814.423,221
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Fairlawn, OH87227,477
Medina, OH8721.726,445
Norton, OH8628.612,044
Lakewood, OH864.350,866
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Brooklyn, OH Has Only One Thing In Its Favor

Attractions6/10
Community6/10
Nightlife4/10
Dining4/10
Shopping4/10
It's a sad thing when an entire city has only one thing going for it, but sadly that is the case in Brooklyn, Ohio. I have been living in Brooklyn for 2 years now and the only good thing I can say about this place is that the schools are excellent. From there everything goes downhill. The job market is awful, the housing market is awful, the crime rate is awful, the community itself is falling apart because the people who live here just don't bother to care for it anymore. Don't get me wrong - the people here are nice enough, but it's like they've just let the grind of daily life take over everything and they no longer even see how shabby the neighborhoods are becoming.


At least there are some pretty interesting things to do around here for fun. There's the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sweeties Golfland mini golf, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Parma Armory, Little Explorers indoor play center for the kids, and the Nautica Queen Cruise Ship which offers tours of the city from the water. Other than that, I can't say this is one of the worst areas in Ohio but I also can't say that it's one of the best areas in Ohio.
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Source: The Brooklyn, OH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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