Facts & Statistics

Location


Waukesha County, Wisconsin, 15 minutes west of downtown Milwaukee.

Incorporated


August, 1954

Form of Government


Mayor / Council; Mayor serves four-year term, two aldermen elected from each of seven districts. Aldermen serve four-year terms. Elected Officials

Population


37,920 (2010 Census)

Median Age

2010: 46.7 Years

Education Level


95% of the population aged 25 and older are high school graduates, 53% have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Income


$86,791 (median household in 2010)
$44,439 (per capita in 2010)

Average Sale Price


Based on 788 total sales
2005: $301,943

Median Home Value


2010: $290,700

Equalized Property Value 2006


$6,242,007,600 (third highest in the State of Wisconsin). The City has achieved a healthy balance in its equalized property valuation between residential developments (70%) and
commercial developments (30%).

Schools


Six Elementary Schools, two Middle Schools, two High Schools, and one Special Education School. Total public school enrollment 7,633 (2002-03). Eight private Elementary and Secondary Schools. Education Information

Transportation


Interstate 94 bisects the city. Three general aviation airports located within 5 miles of Brookfield. International airports are nearby in Milwaukee and Chicago. The Port of Milwaukee is 15 miles east. Two commercial rail lines extend through Brookfield and Amtrak operates passenger rail service from Milwaukee.

Lodging


Thirteen hotels in the Greater Brookfield Area boast a total of 2,042 rooms, the largest concentration of hotel rooms in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area outside of downtown and the airport area. Brookfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Parks


Approximately 1,750 acres of parks, of which 460 acres are active park sites. Numerous recreational facilities available throughout the community. Park, Recreation, and Forestry Department