Brooks is located at 38deg4’5’’N and 85deg42’40’’W (38.068139; -85.711202). Its north border is the county line with Louisville/Jefferson County to its north.
Interstate 65 forms the eastern edge of CDP. It can be accessed from Exit 121 (John Harper Highway). It is located 15 miles (24km) south of downtown Louisville via I-65.
The CDP covers 4.5 miles (11.7 km2) in total. 0.031 square miles (0.08km2) or 0.66% of the area is water.
Demographics According to the 2000 census, there were 2,678 residents, 1,032 households and 762 families in the CDP.
The average population density was 571.75 people per square mile (229.9/km2). At an average density of 231.2/sq mile (89.3/km2), there were 1,083 housing units.
The CDP's racial composition was 97.31% White with 0.71% African American and 0.67% Native American. There were 1,083 housing units at an average density of 231.2/sq mi (89.3/km2).
The population was 0.90% Hispanic and Latino of any race. Out of 1,032 households, 34.1% had children younger than 18 years old living with them. 56.4% of these were married couples living together. 12.1% of the households had a female householder without a husband and 26.1% were not families. 20% of all households were composed of individuals and 4.7% of them had someone 65 years old or older.
The average household size was 2.59, and the average family size 3.00. The CDP showed that the population was distributed with 25.8% of the population being under 18 years old, 8.8% of those aged 18-24, 31.7% of those aged 25-44, 27.6% of those aged 45-64, and 6.2% of those 65 years or older.
The median age was 36. There were 99.0 males for every 100 females. There were 97.1 males for every 100 females over 18 years old.
The CDP had a median income of $41,824 for a household and $51,146 for a family. The median income for males was $37,225 while that of females was $23,476. The CDP per capita income was $17675. The CDP per capita income was $17,675 for approximately 5.9% of households and 10.6% of people. This includes 17.7% of children under 18 years old and 6.9% of 65-year-olds.