Brooklyn, Ohio


Brooklyn, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Brooklyn, Ohio
settlement_type = City
nickname =
motto =



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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Brooklyn in Ohio



mapsize1 = 250px
map_caption1 = Location of Brooklyn in Cuyahoga County

subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Cuyahoga

government_footnotes =
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Kenneth E. Patton
leader_title1 =
leader_name1 =
established_title =
established_date =

unit_pref = Imperial
area_footnotes =
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 11.1
area_land_km2 = 11.1
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.3
area_land_sq_mi = 4.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 11586
population_density_km2 = 1044.2
population_density_sq_mi = 2704.4

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 233
elevation_ft = 764
latd = 41 |latm = 26 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 44 |longs = 40 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 44144
area_code = 216
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-09246GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1056727GR|3
website = http://www.brooklynohio.gov/
footnotes =

Brooklyn is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. The population was 11,586 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Brooklyn is located at coor dms|41|26|7|N|81|44|40|W|city (41.435357, -81.744457)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.1 km²), of which, 4.3 square miles (11.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.47%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,586 people, 5,348 households, and 3,171 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,704.4 people per square mile (1,045.2/km²). There were 5,521 housing units at an average density of 1,288.7/sq mi (498.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.66% White, 1.69% African American, 0.10% Native American, 2.28% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.63% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.88% of the population. The city's growth is stagnant; Brooklyn's population was estimated at 11,700 in 1995.

There were 5,348 households out of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,046, and the median income for a family was $46,696. Males had a median income of $35,593 versus $29,433 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,127. About 5.2% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Culture

Brooklyn is one of Northeast Ohio's most culturally diverse communities, featuring a vibrant music scene and the city has become one of the region's leading centers for nightlife. The stretch of Memphis Avenue between Ridge Road and Fulton Road (partially in Cleveland) contains a number of Northeast Ohio's leading bars and local music venues. In addition, Biddulph Plaza, located on Biddulph Road east of Ridge Road, has one of Greater Cleveland's greatest concentrations of bars and restaurants, with more planned for construction in 2008 and 2009. Recently, Brooklyn has gained notoriety as the center of the region's largest pub crawls, with members walking through Brooklyn and adjacent Old Brooklyn, visiting each of the city's large number of nightlife establishments.

ee also

*Memphis Kiddie Park
*Brooklyn High School (Brooklyn, Ohio)

Geographic Location
North = Linndale, Cleveland
West = Cleveland
Center = Brooklyn
East = Cleveland
South = Parma

References

External links

* [http://www.brooklynohio.gov/ Official City of Brooklyn Site]


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