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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Black Brook is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 1,256. Black Brook is in Polk County. Living in Black Brook offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Black Brook and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Black Brook are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$164,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$590
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Black Brook

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,750
National
$55,322
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Black Brook Reviews

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Love the small town friendly people. Everyone is willing to step up and help their neighbor
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Yes, it is nice from time to time to run to Wal-Mart and get everything I want in one go. I love going to businesses in the local area because it is more personal and I enjoy that.
The businesses here treat their employees with respect and give quality service to costumers.