Brookhaven, Georgia Population 2024

59,654

Brookhaven is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. Brookhaven has a 2024 population of 59,654. Brookhaven is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,807 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $171,389 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookhaven is 34.6 years, 36.2 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Brookhaven Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookhaven was:

  • White: 65.25%
  • Black or African American: 12.18%
  • Two or more races: 9.26%
  • Asian: 6.81%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Native American: 2.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,136.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.01% (2,847)
The current population of Brookhaven, Georgia is 59,654 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 56,807.

Brookhaven, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,09665.25%
Black or African American6,92312.18%
Two or more races5,2659.26%
Asian3,8736.81%
Other race2,2814.01%
Native American1,4042.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.01%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brookhaven Population by Race

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2024

Brookhaven Median Age

34.6

Total

36.2

Male

33.7

Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 44,232 adults, (5,780 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female29,64052.14%
Male27,20847.86%

Brookhaven Population by Age

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,3692.354.645.4
Non Family12,2221.3440.159.9
Married9,6343.1179.220.8
Female1,7833.9624.175.9
Male7303.7147.752.3
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brookhaven Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 84.09%.

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$86,933

Average Earnings

$98,542

Average Male

$78,750

Average Female

Brookhaven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookhaven Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brookhaven Language

73.8% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 26.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.91% of the population.

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,8032,50825.58%
Black6,7371,99129.55%
White33,1541,1573.49%
Other2,22378635.36%
Multiple5,2243777.22%
Native1,40431622.51%
Asian3,8392275.91%
Islander66100%
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10.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.11%

Male Poverty Rate

12.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is White, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.62%.

Brookhaven Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.97%
High School22%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
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Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.48%
Female Unemployed21.98%
Female Employed4.42%
Male Employed1.59%
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Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brookhaven Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brookhaven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brookhaven Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,229

Number of Veterans

1,152

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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Brookhaven Veterans by War

count

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Brookhaven Veterans by Age

count

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Brookhaven Veterans by Race

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Brookhaven Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brookhaven Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brookhaven Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.8%

Born in Brookhaven

81.03%

Native Born

18.97%

Foreign Born

11.65%

Non Citizen

7.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.03% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 39.8% having been born in Georgia. 11.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brookhaven Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202963,9548601.36%
202863,0948601.38%
202762,2348601.4%
202661,3748601.42%
202560,5148601.44%
202459,6548601.46%
202358,7948601.48%
202257,9348601.51%
202157,0742670.47%
202056,8079361.68%
201955,8711,5312.82%
201854,3404030.75%
201753,9374780.89%
201653,4594620.87%
201552,9977121.36%
201452,2855241.01%
201351,7615431.06%
201251,2188081.6%
201150,4104640.93%
201049,946
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Brookhaven Population by Year