Brookfield, WI
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Living in Brookfield


Brookfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 41,464 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Brookfield is the 16th largest community in Wisconsin.

Brookfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Brookfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Brookfield is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brookfield is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookfield who work in management occupations (14.90%), sales jobs (12.28%), and healthcare (11.86%).

Also of interest is that Brookfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Brookfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brookfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brookfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Brookfield. 61.67% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Brookfield in 2018 was $57,691, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $230,764 for a family of four.

Brookfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brookfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brookfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brookfield include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Brookfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.