Brookhaven, Mississippi Population 2020

11,997

Brookhaven is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 11,997, it is the 35th largest city in Mississippi and the 2724th largest city in the United States. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,513 in 2010. Brookhaven reached it's highest population of 12,513 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Brookhaven has a population density of 554 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $51,588 with a poverty rate of 27.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $106,500. The median age in Brookhaven is 36.9 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.60%
  • White: 42.87%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brookhaven, Mississippi is 11,997, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,089.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,513.

Brookhaven, Mississippi Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,975-115-0.34%
201934,090-115-0.34%
201834,205-115-0.34%
201734,320-53-0.15%
201634,373-151-0.44%
201534,524-215-0.62%
201434,739110.03%
201334,728-120-0.35%
201234,848-22-0.06%
201134,870-31-0.09%
201034,9010.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,79855.60%
White5,24142.87%
Asian1601.31%
Two or More Races230.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.03%

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2020

Brookhaven Median Age

36.9


Total

36.4


Male

37.6


Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 9,257 adults, (1,976 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female

6,712

54.90%

Male

5,514

45.10%

Brookhaven Households and Families

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male61.9%38.1%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female46.4%53.6%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4742.5961.4
Married1,6663.179.1
Non Family1,5551.253.4
Female1,1403.6246.4
Male1133.661.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookhaven Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4265.30%
9th to 12th Grade6347.89%
High School Graduate2,71533.79%
Some College1,98324.68%
Associates Degree7409.21%
Bachelors Degree1,07213.34%
Graduate Degree4655.79%

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,1733,483409
White3,6883,3561,058
Asian103698
Hispanic676762
Multiple Races232323
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,650$41,856$21,680
Less Than High School$11,750$$11,111
High School Grad$18,827$32,500$14,865
Some College$30,167$35,000$25,155
Bachelors Degree$43,750$61,763$39,891
Graduate Degree$65,776$95,795$42,596

$29,650

Average Earnings

$41,856

Average Male

$21,680

Average Female

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Language by Age

Brookhaven Language

98.08% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 1.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Brookhaven Poverty

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,5622,96145.12%
White4,8982765.63%
Native44100.00%

27.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.05%

Male Poverty Rate

31.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is White, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.84%
High School30.48%
Some College17.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.04%
Female Employed21.97%
Male Unemployed20.45%
Male Employed8.28%

Brookhaven Income

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,844$51,588
Families$43,847$61,868
Married Families$75,045-
Non Families$20,582$30,591

Brookhaven Marital Status

Brookhaven Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

Brookhaven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

Brookhaven Veterans

433

Number of Veterans

393

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War75
Korea35
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54155
65 to 74138
55 to 6457
75+47
18 to 3436
Name Veterans % of Total
White2235.32%
Black2104.25%

$Brookhaven Veterans by Education

18.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Employment Status

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brookhaven Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.13%

Born in Mississippi

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 84.13% having been born in Mississippi. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,997-46-0.38%
201912,043-46-0.38%
201812,089-76-0.62%
201712,165-46-0.38%
201612,211-75-0.61%
201512,286-98-0.79%
201412,384-9-0.07%
201312,393-64-0.51%
201212,457-26-0.21%
201112,483-30-0.24%
201012,5132,6522.41%
20009,861-382-0.38%
199010,243-557-0.53%
198010,8001000.09%
197010,7008150.80%
19609,8852,0842.40%
19507,8011,5692.27%
19406,2329441.66%
19305,2885821.17%
19204,706-587-1.17%
19105,2932,6157.05%
19002,6780.00%