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Brookfield is a township in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Brookfield. For links to other places called Brookfield, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Brookfield is 41.252N. The longitude is -88.648W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 936.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Salle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60470 ZIP code.
21% of Brookfield residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookfield was $18,270, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Brookfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brookfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,246.
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookfield political report.
The average commute time for Brookfield workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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