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Brook is a town in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Brook is 40.866N. The longitude is -87.363W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,062.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton 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 47922 ZIP code.
18% of Brook residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brook ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brook was $14,826, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Brook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brook political report.
The average commute time for Brook workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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