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Brookline, Missouri
Former Village
Location of Brookline, Missouri
Location of Brookline, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Greene
Incorporated 1971
Area
 • Total 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Land 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 326
 • Density 81.3/sq mi (31.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-08722
GNIS feature ID 0735531

Brookline is a former village in Greene County, Missouri, United States. The population was 326 at the 2000 census.

History

Brookline was laid out in 1871 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Brookline Station was established in 1871. The community took its name from Brookline, Massachusetts.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 143
1970 247
1980 211 −14.6%
1990 283 34.1%
2000 326 15.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 326 people, 139 households, and 97 families residing in the village. The population density was 31.4/km2 (81.3/mi2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 14.9/km2 (38.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.08% White, 0.31% Native American, and 0.61% from two or more races.

There were 139 households, out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 21.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,750, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $34,063 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,130. About 9.5% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.8% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.

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