AskDefine | Define brooklet

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Etymology

brook + -let

Noun

  1. A little brook

Extensive Definition

Brooklet is a town in Bulloch County, Georgia, United States. It is located roughly 6 miles east of Statesboro. The population was 1,113 at the 2000 census. It is the home of the Southeast Bulloch School system. It is located along US Highway 80.
Brooklet holds the Peanut Festival every year in August.

Geography

Brooklet is located at (32.382175, -81.664695).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²), of which, 3.1 square miles (7.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.29%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,113 people, 422 households, and 302 families residing in the town. The population density was 364.0 people per square mile (140.4/km²). There were 467 housing units at an average density of 152.7/sq mi (58.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.96% White, 19.59% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.36% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
There were 422 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $34,438, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $30,972 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,793. About 6.9% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.

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