Brookhaven, New York Population 2022

3,455
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Brookhaven is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Brookhaven has a 2020 population of 3,455. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,451 in 2010.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $110,435 with a poverty rate of 12.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,523 per month, and the median house value is $417,100. The median age in Brookhaven is 46.3 years, 47.7 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • White: 86.86%
  • Black or African American: 7.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.05%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Brookhaven, New York is 3,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,455.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,451.

Brookhaven, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,00186.86%
Black or African American2527.29%
Two or More Races1404.05%
Some Other Race361.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.38%
Asian80.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.14%
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Brookhaven Population by Race

Brookhaven Population Pyramid $2022

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Brookhaven Median Age

46.3


Total

47.7


Male

44.6


Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 2,636 adults, (552 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female

1,758

50.88%

Male

1,697

49.12%

Brookhaven Population by Age

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brookhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50%50%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
All73.4%26.6%
Male75%25%
Married87.6%12.4%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brookhaven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1712.4573.4
Married6763.0887.6
Non Family3971.2353.1
Female662.9450
Male323.0675

3.06

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Brookhaven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1566.61%
9th to 12th Grade1556.57%
High School Graduate59425.17%
Some College42918.18%
Associates Degree1837.75%
Bachelors Degree40717.25%
Graduate Degree43618.47%
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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
White1,9561,805761
Hispanic23314068
Black12376
2+ Races36169
Other Race131313
Asian77
Native American6
Islander555

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

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

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,404$53,822$51,667
Less Than 9th Grade$21,563$$25,846
High School Graduate$38,750$$
Some College$47,588$49,320$35,703
Bachelors Degree$53,664$54,766$52,292
Graduate Degree$112,083$130,528$109,028

$53,404

Average Earnings

$53,822

Average Male

$51,667

Average Female

Brookhaven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookhaven Language by Age

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Brookhaven Language

87.54% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 12.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4751606.46%
Black11910689.08%
Hispanic3567220.22%
Multiple643148.44%
Native1313100.00%
Asian11100.00%
OtherNaN%

12.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

15.47%

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 Multiple, with 48.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.64%.

Brookhaven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.13%
High School26.97%
Some College10.14%
Bachelors or Greater7.20%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Male Unemployed54.76%
Female Employed3.67%
Male Employed1.22%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,884$110,435
Families$117,321$140,687
Married Families$128,750-
Non Families$38,412$51,079
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Income by Household Type

Brookhaven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

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Brookhaven Marital Status

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133

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
Korea26
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War13
World War II

Brookhaven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
35 to 5439
65 to 7434
55 to 6417
18 to 34

Brookhaven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1335.47%
Hispanic134.80%

Brookhaven Veterans by Race

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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84.72%

Born in Brookhaven

92.71%

Native Born

7.29%

Foreign Born

5.35%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.71% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 84.72% having been born in New York. 5.35% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,4550.00%
20213,4550.00%
20203,4550.00%
20193,455-76-2.15%
20183,53180.23%
20173,523-82-2.27%
20163,60546714.88%
20153,138-199-5.96%
20143,3371454.54%
20133,19236212.79%
20122,830742.69%
20112,756-695-20.14%
20103,4510.00%

Brookhaven Population by Year