Brookhaven Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Brookhaven?

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There are 54,727 residents in Brookhaven, with a median age of 34.4. Of this, 49.03% are males and 50.97% are females. US-born citizens make up 78.94% of the resident pool in Brookhaven, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.27%. Additionally, 12.78% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 45,416 people in Brookhaven currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 54,727 1.7%
Male Population 26,830 -1.6%
Female Population 27,897 5.1%
Male population 49.03%
Female population 50.97%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.4 0.6%
Citizen US Born 43,204 4.1%
Citizen not US Born 4,527 9.5%
Not Citizen 6,996 -14.3%
Citizen US Born 78.94%
Citizen not US Born 8.27%
Not Citizen 12.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 566 22.3%
Moved from Same County 2,996 -16.3%
Moved from Same State 3,030 -4.7%
Moved from Different State 1,578 -4.8%
Same House as Last Year 45,416 3.8%
Moved from Abroad 1.06%
Moved from Same County 5.59%
Moved from Same State 5.65%
Moved from Different State 2.94%
Same House as Last Year 84.75%

What are the employment statistics in Brookhaven?

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White-collar workers make up 90.92% of the working population in Brookhaven, while blue-collar employees account for 9.08%. There are also 3,265 entrepreneurs in Brookhaven (9.86% of the workforce); 24,736 workers employed in private companies (74.72%); and 2,590 people working in governmental institutions (7.82%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 30,098 3.5%
Blue Collar 3,007 -9.7%
White Collar 90.92%
Blue Collar 9.08%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,265 -9.5%
Private Companies 24,736 3.0%
Governmental Workers 2,590 8.0%
Not for Profit Companies 2,514 5.1%
Self Employees 9.86%
Private Companies 74.72%
Governmental Workers 7.82%
Not for Profit Companies 7.59%

How many households are there in Brookhaven?

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There are a total of 23,203 households in Brookhaven, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 52.41% of these Brookhaven households, while non-family units account for the remaining 47.59%. Additionally, 27.08% of households have children and 72.92% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 23,203 2.9%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.3%
Family Households 12,160 6.3%
Non-family Households 11,043 -0.6%
Family Households 52.41%
Non-family Households 47.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,284 7.5%
Households without Children 16,919 1.3%
Households with Children 27.08%
Households without Children 72.92%

What are the median and average incomes in Brookhaven?

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The average annual household income in Brookhaven is $147,251, while the median household income sits at $101,607 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $105,960, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $139,058. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $40,186 and $54,846, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $147,251 5.1%
Median Household Income $101,607 9.7%
People below Poverty Level 5,804 -2.3%
People above Poverty Level 46,909 2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Brookhaven?

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There are 25,455 housing units in Brookhaven, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1991. Of the 23,203 occupied housing units in Brookhaven, 51.64% are owner-occupied, while 48.36% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 77.34% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $542,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,688 per month in Brookhaven.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 25,455 3.1%
Median Year Built 1991 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 204 -20.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 375 1.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,214 1.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,029 -10.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,989 6.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,585 5.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,888 4.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 4,740 -0.7%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,431 20.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 23,203 2.9%
Owner Occupied 11,981 4.1%
Renter Occupied 11,222 1.6%
Owner Occupied 51.64%
Renter Occupied 48.36%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 9,266 2.8%
Without Mortgage 2,715 8.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $542,400 10.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $469,700 1.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,688 2.6%
With Mortgage 77.34%
Without Mortgage 22.66%

What is the level of education in Brookhaven?

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Approximately 15.76% of the population in Brookhaven holds a high school degree (that's 6,704 residents), while 9.32% have attained a college certificate (4,080 locals) and 39.8% have a bachelor's degree (16,928 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,005 -23.1%
Some High School 6,704 1.8%
Some College 4,080 -4.3%
Associate Degree 1,274 21.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16,928 5.8%
Graduate Degree 11,661 4.6%
No High School 4.71%
Some High School 15.76%
Some College 9.32%
Associate Degree 3%
Bachelor's Degree 39.8%
Graduate Degree 27.41%

What is the marital status of Brookhaven residents?

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A total of 16,782 people in Brookhaven have never been married (which represents 38.1% of the total population), while 21,832 of them are wedded (49.57%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 585 (1.33%) and 4,206 (9.55%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 16,782 0.6%
Married 21,832 4.0%
Separated 585 -28.0%
Widowed 1,224 -10.7%
Divorced 4,206 4.7%
Never Married 38.1%
Married 49.57%
Separated 1.33%
Widowed 2.78%
Divorced 9.55%

What are the most common means of transportation in Brookhaven?

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The top three means of transportation people in Brookhaven use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 24,528 residents commute by car, 1,437 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 264 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 24,528 -3.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,437 -22.4%
Subway or Elevated 18 N/A
Railroad 50 16.3%
Ferryboat 32 18.5%
Bicycle 35 0.0%
Motorcycle 2 -50.0%
TaxiCab 81 -38.2%
Walk 264 -17.5%

What is the median and average household income in Brookhaven by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
30319 45,135 20,604 $115,597.00 $171,253.00
30329 26,980 11,079 $59,786.00 $88,005.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 30319 30329

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