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Brookfield is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 38,649 at the 2000 census, but the city's population recently exceeded 40,000 people. Brookfield is the leading commercial suburb of Milwaukee.

Brookfield is a city where superior schools, high quality public services, a wide range of employment, and broad based commercial services all help to create a unique community that is highly desirable to families and business alike. The parklands and natural landscape provide spaces for recreation as well as connecting safe and attractive neighborhoods.

The median income for a household in the city is $76,225, and the median income for a family is $83,691.

The sub-continental divide passes through Brookfield; on the eastern side of this divide, water flows to Lake Michigan on its way to the Atlantic Ocean; on the western side of this divide, water flows to the Fox River of Illinois and Wisconsin on its way to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.

Notable Residents: Al Capone, Caroline Ingalls (mother of Laura Ingalls Wilder) and Zelma Winfrey (Mother of talk-show host legend Oprah Winfrey).

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