Brookhaven, New York Population 2020

480,322
Loading...

Brookhaven is a city located in New York. Brookhaven has a 2020 population of 480,322. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 486,425 in 2010. Brookhaven reached it's highest population of 487,904 in 2011.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $112,190 with a poverty rate of 7.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,736 per month, and the median house value is $338,800. The median age in Brookhaven is 39.9 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • White: 85.19%
  • Black or African American: 5.91%
  • Asian: 4.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Brookhaven, New York is 480,322, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 482,436.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 486,425.

Brookhaven, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White412,89885.19%
Black or African American28,6255.91%
Asian22,1304.57%
Two or More Races10,3222.13%
Some Other Race9,6902.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native8970.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1090.02%
Loading...

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Brookhaven Median Age

39.9


Total

38.1


Male

41.5


Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 379,369 adults, (73,726 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female

244,677

50.48%

Male

239,994

49.52%

Brookhaven Households and Families

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Brookhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All78.7%21.3%
Male71.7%28.3%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family64.6%35.4%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All160,6022.9378.7
Married90,3613.5789.1
Non Family45,0001.2564.6
Female17,7993.6865.1
Male7,4423.5271.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Brookhaven Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,4213.48%
9th to 12th Grade16,7665.11%
High School Graduate97,96129.84%
Some College62,31618.98%
Associates Degree34,56110.53%
Bachelors Degree56,35417.16%
Graduate Degree48,94314.91%
Loading...

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
White253,916238,86783,926
Hispanic42,25732,4268,290
Black16,28314,4643,726
Asian13,25112,0397,988
Other Race5,4574,2741,108
Multiple Races3,9543,2161,150
Native American607588404
Islander533333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.56%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,531$62,552$42,156
Less Than High School$28,866$33,589$21,860
High School Grad$42,250$52,599$33,829
Some College$49,612$62,685$38,871
Bachelors Degree$62,831$79,086$52,622
Graduate Degree$84,240$99,944$74,188

$52,531

Average Earnings

$62,552

Average Male

$42,156

Average Female

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Language by Age

Loading...

Brookhaven Language

81.12% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 18.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.27% of the population.

Brookhaven Poverty

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White346,45319,4825.62%
Hispanic73,8719,76613.22%
Black26,9665,27119.55%
Asian17,9531,4708.19%
Multiple9,4097758.24%
Other9,1267318.01%
Native8579210.74%
Islander10987.34%

7.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

8.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Black, with 19.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is White, with 5.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.19%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.37%
High School8.15%
Some College5.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.73%
Male Unemployed17.49%
Female Employed3.23%
Male Employed2.07%

Brookhaven Income

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$92,569$112,190
Families$108,975$128,928
Married Families$121,862$142,747
Non Families$47,188$62,625
Loading...

Brookhaven Marital Status

Brookhaven Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Brookhaven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Brookhaven Veterans

Loading...

22,052

Number of Veterans

20,871

Male Veterans

1,181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,970
First Gulf War2,785
Second Gulf War2,598
Korea2,357
World War II1,268
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 746,624
75+6,571
35 to 544,363
55 to 643,087
18 to 341,407
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White20,3076.20%
Hispanic2,3574.67%
Black9734.89%
Asian2951.62%
Other2273.34%
Indian12616.11%
2 or More1242.16%

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

Loading...

3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Employment Status

Loading...

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020480,322-1,057-0.22%
2019481,379-1,057-0.22%
2018482,436-1,057-0.22%
2017483,493-896-0.18%
2016484,389-1,528-0.31%
2015485,917-1,176-0.24%
2014487,093-541-0.11%
2013487,6343290.07%
2012487,305-599-0.12%
2011487,9041,4790.30%
2010486,4250.00%