1 review
  1. Town in Iowa
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,000
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$661
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$47,284
National
$53,889
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

    Brooklyn Reviews

    1 review
    Brooklyn is great town to grow up in because everyone knows everyone and you always have someone else to turn to if you need help. It's a typical small town though, there isn't a whole lot to do unless you go to Grinnell, but oh well.
    • Current Resident
    • 1 month ago
    • Overall Experience