Brookhaven is a city located in Lincoln County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. With a 2020 population of 11,785, it is the 36th largest city in Mississippi and the 2760th largest city in the United States . Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -5.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,513 in 2010. Brookhaven reached it's highest population of 12,512 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Brookhaven has a population density of 545 people per square mile.
The average household income in Brookhaven is $55,908 with a poverty rate of 26.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $720 per month, and the median house value is $100,300. The median age in Brookhaven is 37.5 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.