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Dana Tarpening
City Manager

116 W. Brooks
Brookfield, MO  64628

Ph: 660-258-3377
Fx: 660-258-4129

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Demographics/2010 Census
Brookfield: 4,542
Linn County: 12,761
Age Groups:
0-4 7.5%
5-19 20.3%
20 - 24 5.1%
25 - 34 10.9%
35 – 54 24.5%
55 – 64 11.3%
65 – 84 15.8%
85 and Older 4.7%
65 and Older 20.5%
Under 18 26.0%
Median Age – 40.6

Education 25 years and older - 2010 Census Data
Less than 9th grade 4.4%
9th to 12 grade no diploma 7.6%
Diploma or GED 50.6%
Some College 10.7%
Associates Degree 5.5%
Bachelors Degree or more 14.3%

Selected Income Indicators
Per Capita Personal Income, $20,742
Median Household Income, $37,706
Median Family Income $48,049

City Total Assessed Value: $36,586,465
Basic Property Taxes: (per $100 Assessed Value)
Brookfield City 1.5494
County/School/State/Other 5.9274
Total All Property Tax: 7.4768

Sales Tax:
City Rate: .0175 County Rate: .0200
Missouri Rate: .04225
Total All Sales Tax: .07975

Commercial Services
Financial: 5 Full service banks

City Government
Mayor & 4 Council Members
City Manager: Dana Tarpening (660) 258-3377
City Clerk: Donna Barger (660) 258-3377
Economic Development: Dana Tarpening
Comprehensive City Plan: Yes Zoning: Yes
Subdivision Ordinance: Yes
Fire Department: Full Time Dispatch, 20 Volunteers
Law Enforcement: 18 City, 5 County, 5 State
Linn County E-911 Center
Insurance Rating: Fire - 6,  Building - 4

Public School Classification: MSIP Accredited
Elementary School: 451 students, 38 certified staff
Middle School: 330 students, 31 certified staff
High School: 318 students, 41 certified staff
Linn County Area Career and Technical Center
Colleges & Universities:
Truman State University: Kirksville (45 Miles)
North Central MO College: Trenton (45 miles)
University of Missouri: Columbia (90 Miles)
MO Western State College: St. Joseph (100 miles)
NW Missouri State : Maryville (138 miles)

Home Security:
Vivint Home Security

Owner: Robert Lang Link-

Phone-( 855) 848-4681

Address- 937 Park Cir Dr, Suite 3B,  Brookfield, MO 64628


Telephone: Chariton Valley Communications,AT&T, Nortel DMS 100 remote digital switch, SONET fiber optic ring, local fiber optics, DSL

Internet: Access to the internet including broad band capability is offered through Fiber Optic, DSL, cable, local ISP wireless, and satellite.

Newspaper: Brookfield is served by the Linn County Leader, Mon.-Wed.-Fri.  Kansas City Star.

Radio: KZBK AM-FM has a studio located in Brookfield providing local, area and state wide news, weather, agri-culture information and a popular music format.

Cable and Satellite Television: Providing packages ranging from basic services on up.

Brookfield is located in North Central Missouri at the intersection of 4-lane US Highway 36 and Missouri State Highway 11. Approx. 60 miles east of I-35, and 90 miles north of I-70.

Distances to Major Cities: Miles
Atlanta 760
Boston 1,372
Chicago 385
Dallas 625
Des Moines 180
Denver 650
Detroit 669
Indianapolis 500
Kansas City 125
Los Angeles 1,705
Memphis 470
Minneapolis 450
New Orleans 880
New York 1,120
St. Louis 215
Seattle 1,830

Truck Freight Service: Brookfield is served by a number of carriers which provide daily pickup and delivery including, U.P.S., Airborne Express and Federal Express. Plus many local carriers also provide daily delivery service.

Air Travel: Brookfield is served by the North Central Missouri Regional Airport which features a 4,000 foot a runway and is within 2 miles of the city limits.

Nearest Commercial Air Transportation:
Kansas City International Airport - 115 Miles

Nearest Air Freight Service: Kirksville - 45 miles

Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad.

City of Brookfield
Source: Surface Containment
Capacity of Plant: 1,650,000 GPD
Average Consumption: 600,000 GPD
Peak Consumption: 850,000 GPD
Storage Capacity: 1,250,000 GPD
Rate: 100k gals…..$842.21 - .00592

Sewer: 7.70/1000 Gal Water Used
City of Brookfield
8” - 24” Lines
Rate – 1.70/1000 gals. Water used

Natural Gas:
Supplied by Empire Gas
4” Gas Main

Supplied by Ameren UE
Primary-served Customers
12,470 volts, 3 phase
4.160 volts, 3 phase in some areas
Secondary Voltages
120/208 volts, 3 phase
277/480 volts, 3 phase
240 or 480 volts, 3 phase
12/240 volts, single phase

Other Distributors:
Ferrelgas LP
MFA Oil/LP gas

Public Pools: 1 Private Pools: 1
Public Parks: 7
Ball fields: 4
Public Tennis Courts: 3
Golf Courses: 1
Country Clubs: 1
Public Library: 1
Parks: Brookfield City Park, Twin Parks, Far View Park, Rusk Park, Linn County Fairgrounds
Lakes: The City lakes offer camping, fishing and hiking. The country club lake located 3 miles east of
Brookfield offers activities include boating swimming, and picnic areas.

Other Facilities and Near-by Attractions:
YMCA, Bowling Alley, Movie Theatres
Tillman House Museum - Linn County Historical Society
Fountain Grove Wildlife Area
Swan Lake, Wildlife Refuge
Pershing State Park
Locust Creek Covered Bridge
Boyhood Home of General John J. Pershing
Main St. USA, Boyhood Home of Walt Disney
Long Branch Lake, Macon, Missouri (30 miles)

Missouri House District #7
Missouri Senate District #18
U.S. Congressional District #6

Community Facilities
Hotels/Motels: 3 Providing a total of 60 rooms
Largest Banquet Facilities: 300 capacity
Churches: 16 Protestant 1 Catholic,
Shopping Centers: Wal-Mart plus multiple merchants downtown.

Coldest: January 23º F
Hottest: July 86º F
Wettest: April 4.70 inches
Driest: February 1.05 inches
Annual Average Rainfall: 39 inches
Annual Average Snowfall: 22 inches


The Pershing Health System provides complete healthcare services for Brookfield and the surrounding area.
Number of Beds:25 beds
Critical Access Designation
Active Medical Staff: 12
Medical Personnel: 67
Courtesy Staff 10 Honorary Staff 1
Consulting Staff 30 Telemedicine 16
Radiology Consultants 7
Allied Health 7 (Includes CRNA,FNP/PNP, FNP)
Locum Tenens 5
RN’s 36 LPN’s 15
Dentists: 1
Medical Clinics: 2

Ambulance Service:
The Linn County ambulance district provides Brookfield and the surrounding area with around the clock emergency response with trained staff and three fully equipped vehicles. Life-Flight Eagle, Staff for Life and Air Evac Life Team are emergency air evacuation services also available.

Intermediate Care:
Life Care, McClarney Manor, Bristol Manor

Public Health Services:
The Linn County Health Department provides services for all segments of the population.
Pharmacies: Green Hills Pharmacy, Wal-Mart
Veterinarians: 5

Major Employers
Walsworth Publishing 700
Wal-Mart Super Center 200
Brookfield Fabricating 150
Stanbury Uniforms 168
Brookfield School District 200
Pershing Health System 147
Life Care 120
Excelsior Manufacturing 50
Apex Plastics 50
City of Brookfield 50
Employee numbers are approximate

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City of Brookfield • 116 West Brooks St. • Brookfield, MO 64628 • (660) 258-3377 •
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