Brookhaven is a city located in Lincoln County Mississippi. Brookhaven has a 2020 population of 11,704. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -6.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,512 in 2010.
The average household income in Brookhaven is $55,908 with a poverty rate of 28.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. The median age in Brookhaven is 37.5 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookhavenwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.85% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Black, with 36.65% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.06%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Brookhaven
98.12% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 81.74% having been born in Mississippi. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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