Brookview, Maryland

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Brookview, Maryland
Location of Brookview, Maryland
Location of Brookview, Maryland
Coordinates: 38°34′31″N 75°47′42″W / 38.57528°N 75.79500°W / 38.57528; -75.79500Coordinates: 38°34′31″N 75°47′42″W / 38.57528°N 75.79500°W / 38.57528; -75.79500
Country United States
State Maryland
County Dorchester
Incorporated1953[1]
Government
 • TypeTown council[1]
 • MayorJ.D.Hurley[2]
Area
 • Total0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
 • Land0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
20 ft (6 m)
Population
 • Total60
 • Estimate 
(2017)[5]
58
 • Density1,348.84/sq mi (516.85/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21659
Area code(s)410, 443, and 667
FIPS code24-10575
GNIS feature ID0589830

Brookview is a town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 60 at the 2010 census. Brookview was incorporated in 1953.[1] Brookview is governed by a three-person town council.[1] Each member of the town council is elected by voters to a three-year term in office.[1] The now deceased Richard E. Sullivan had previously served as mayor of the town since 1996 and was recognized at the 2017 Annual Maryland Municipal League Summer Conference as a long-serving mayor of over 25 years. The present 2018 council consists of Mayor J.D. Hurley, Commissioner Clint Falduto, Commissioner Shelly Hurley.[2]

Geography[edit]

Brookview is located at 38°34′31″N 75°47′42″W / 38.57528°N 75.79500°W / 38.57528; -75.79500 (38.575406, -75.795132).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), all of it land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
196083
19709514.5%
198078−17.9%
199064−17.9%
2000651.6%
201060−7.7%
Est. 201758[5]−3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 60 people, 23 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,500.0 inhabitants per square mile (579.2/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 775.0 per square mile (299.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.3% White and 6.7% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.7% of the population.

There were 23 households of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.4% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 21.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the town was 42 years. 16.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 58.3% male and 41.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 65 people, 26 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,597.4 people per square mile (627.4/km²). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 663.5 per square mile (260.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 26 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 71.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $51,719, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,288. There were 8.3% of families and 14.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 12.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Brookview". Maryland Manual On-line. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Mayors of Brookview". Maryland Manual On-line. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved December 23, 2016.
  3. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 2, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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