Brookhaven, Mississippi Population 2022

11,704
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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.

Brookhaven Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brookhavenwas:

  • Black or African American: 59.30%
  • White: 39.10%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brookhaven, Mississippi is 11,704 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,704.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,512.

Brookhaven, Mississippi Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201034,8960.00%
201134,871-25-0.07%
201234,846-25-0.07%
201334,725-121-0.35%
201434,73380.02%
201534,522-211-0.61%
201634,375-147-0.43%
201734,340-35-0.10%
201834,210-130-0.38%
201934,153-57-0.17%
202034,096-57-0.17%
202134,039-57-0.17%

Brookhaven Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70939.10%
Black or African American7,14359.30%
Asian1591.32%
Some Other Race80.07%
Two or More Races260.22%
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Brookhaven Population by Race

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2022

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Brookhaven Median Age

39.2


Total

36.4


Male

42.8


Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 9,421 adults, (2,059 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female

6,806

56.50%

Male

5,239

43.50%

Brookhaven Population by Age

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All58.7%41.3%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male33.3%66.7%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookhaven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9682.2958.7
Married1,4572.9879.5
Male1742.4233.3
Female1,2143.345.9
Non Family2,1231.2453.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Brookhaven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3764.44%
9th to 12th Grade7779.18%
High School Graduate2,63031.08%
Some College2,03424.04%
Associates Degree1,05112.42%
Bachelors Degree1,01812.03%
Graduate Degree5766.81%
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Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races262626
White3,5263,1601,179
Hispanic25825866
Asian1189018
Black4,5603,801331
Other Race88

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%.

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,425$34,750$27,703
Less Than 9th Grade$20,167$20,229$19,688
High School Graduate$27,177$30,444$24,114
Some College$33,363$36,552$31,401
Bachelors Degree$25,057$43,317$14,974
Graduate Degree$76,181$89,679$48,889

$30,425

Average Earnings

$34,750

Average Male

$27,703

Average Female

Brookhaven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookhaven Language by Age

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Brookhaven Language

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.

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,9722,55536.65%
White4,18370916.95%
OtherNaN%

28.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.49%

Male Poverty Rate

29.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

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%.

Brookhaven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.98%
High School27.07%
Some College18.58%
Bachelors or Greater20.22%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.75%
Male Unemployed31.35%
Female Employed13.35%
Female Unemployed17.14%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,488$52,313
Families$42,198$67,244
Married Families$80,226-
Non Families$21,476$31,855
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Income by Household Type

Brookhaven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Brookhaven Marital Status

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358

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War37
Vietnam167
Korea
World War II13

Brookhaven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54104
55 to 6467
65 to 74154
75+33

Brookhaven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1583.86%
Black2003.87%

Brookhaven Veterans by Race

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

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20.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brookhaven Employment by Age

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Brookhaven Employment by Race

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Brookhaven Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.74%

Born in Brookhaven

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Brookhaven Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,6780.00%
19105,2932,6157.05%
19204,706-587-1.17%
19305,2885821.17%
19406,2329441.66%
19507,8011,5692.27%
19609,8852,0842.40%
197010,7008150.80%
198010,8001000.09%
199010,243-557-0.53%
20009,861-382-0.38%
201012,5122,6512.41%
201112,477-35-0.28%
201212,447-30-0.24%
201312,377-70-0.56%
201412,361-16-0.13%
201512,260-101-0.82%
201612,177-83-0.68%
201712,132-45-0.37%
201812,028-104-0.86%
201911,947-81-0.67%
202011,866-81-0.68%
202111,785-81-0.68%
202211,704-81-0.69%

Brookhaven Population by Year