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# Brooks, Oregon

Brooks is a town located in Marion County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 410.

Geography Brooks is located at 45°3'3" North, 122°57'18" West (45.050710, -122.955105)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 410 people, 152 households, and 112 families residing in the town. The population density is 310.4/km² (807.0/mi²). There are 158 housing units at an average density of 119.6/km² (311.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 82.68% White, 0.24% African American, 1.22% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 15.12% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 22.20% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 152 households out of which 30.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% are married couples living together, 9.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% are non-families. 24.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $25,938, and the median income for a family is$26,318. Males have a median income of $27,375 versus$18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is \$12,008. 10.4% of the population and 12.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.4% are under the age of 18 and 18.9% are 65 or older.

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