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Brooklyn is a city in Poweshiek County.
The community name derives from the original "Brookland," for its location between Big Bear and Little Bear creeks
The latitude of Brooklyn is 41.733N. The longitude is -92.445W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,381.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brooklyn demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Poweshiek 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 52211 ZIP code.
39% of Brooklyn residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brooklyn ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brooklyn was $18,315, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Brooklyn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brooklyn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $694.
Libraries in Brooklyn include Brooklyn Public Library ... View libraries
Poweshiek County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooklyn political report.
The average commute time for Brooklyn workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Brooklyn include Sleep Inn Brooklyn.
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