Economic Development Committee
Located in southern Dane County on the Highway 14 corridor, Brooklyn offers a high growth location with easy highway access and a low cost operating environment.
Demographics & Community Profile
2013 Population 1,433
Median Household Income $66,827
Family Households w/Children 44%
Median Age 33.1 years
Growth & Development
Population Growth 2000-2010 53%
Trade Area Population Projections ’10-’15 7%
The Brooklyn Business Complex is located midway between Madison and Janesville, 1 mile due west from State Highway 14 on State Highway 92. Highway 104 and County MM also provide convenient regional access to Dane, Rock and Green Counties.
|Distance to Major Markets (Miles)|
Transportation & Access
Brooklyn is well connected regionally, with State Highway 92 and 104 passing through the community and upgraded State Highway 14 providing direct access to Madison and Evansville/Beloit only 1.2 miles from the Village.
|Average Daily Traffic Counts||6,500-7,500 vpd|
|Nearest Air Service||Dane County Regional: 28 mi.|
Utilities & Infrastructure
Brooklyn offers competitive electrical rates and reliable utility service with high quality municipal infrastructure and ample capacity to accommodate new users.
|Electrical & Natural Gas||Alliant Energy|
|Water & Sewer||Village of Brooklyn|
Workforce & Training
Brooklyn has a young and educated local workforce and a strong skilled trade industry presence based on Brooklyn’s convenient access to a regional marketplace. Industries with a major presence in Brooklyn include construction, skilled trades, contracting, agricultural, manufacturing and health care.
|Percent Associates Degree or Greater||31%|
|Primary Education||Oregon School District|
|Elementary (K-4)||Brooklyn: 0 miles|
|Middle/High School||Oregon: 5 miles|
|Technical College||Madison College: 18 miles|
Available Properties & Economic Development Assistance
Brooklyn provides a low-cost business environment with full service amenities and business assistance programs. The new Brooklyn Business Complex will provide new and affordable sites for businesses looking to locate and expand in the region.
|2012 Effective Property Tax Rates||$25.33 per $1,000 of value|
|TIF Districts||Two existing districts for commercial or industrial users|
Economic Development Initiatives
Brooklyn’s EDC has accomplished a number of initiatives identified as priorities by local residents and businesses.
- Feasibility study and creation of Brooklyn Business Complex
- Creation of Tax Increment District 2
- Hosted entrepreneur information series
- Business retention program
- Business prospecting program
- Installation of entrance and wayfinding signage
- Development of marketing materials
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