Brookhaven, Pennsylvania Population 2024

8,278

Brookhaven is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. Brookhaven has a 2024 population of 8,278. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,290 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $99,358 with a poverty rate of 4.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookhaven is 43.6 years, 42.2 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • White: 86.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.75%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,845.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.14% (-12)
The current population of Brookhaven, Pennsylvania is 8,278 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,290.

Brookhaven, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,18586.9%
Black or African American6417.75%
Two or more races3604.35%
Asian770.93%
Native American50.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brookhaven Population by Race

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2024

Brookhaven Median Age

43.6

Total

42.2

Male

47.1

Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 6,617 adults, (1,549 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female3,89647.12%
Male4,37252.88%

Brookhaven Population by Age

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6312.2786.713.3
Married1,5333.196.53.5
Non Family1,3841.1477.322.7
Female3963.170.529.5
Male3182.191000

2.87

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brookhaven Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2053.34%
9th to 12th Grade2113.44%
High School Graduate1,86930.46%
Some College1,44223.5%
Associates Degree4397.16%
Bachelors Degree98816.1%
Graduate Degree98115.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,4295,0881,796
Black47340497
2+ Races12112121
Asian777755
Hispanic35290
Native American500

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.43%.

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,771$64,732$45,519
Less Than 9th Grade$32,425$0$0
High School Graduate$36,722$49,792$23,438
Some College$56,982$70,231$40,461
Bachelors Degree$58,833$54,148$60,054
Graduate Degree$91,536$91,946$83,083

$54,771

Average Earnings

$64,732

Average Male

$45,519

Average Female

Brookhaven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brookhaven Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brookhaven Language

91.91% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 8.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,1032914.1%
Black641467.18%
Hispanic10210.98%

4.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.3%

Male Poverty Rate

4.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Black, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Hispanic, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.19%.

Brookhaven Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.65%
Some College5.53%
High School5.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.09%
Female Employed3.39%
Male Employed1.7%
Female Unemployed0%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$90,264$99,358
Families$102,184$112,918
Married Families$111,887$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,171$72,645

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brookhaven Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brookhaven Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

382

Number of Veterans

376

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam148
Korea58
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War25
World War II8

Brookhaven Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+178
65 to 7497
35 to 5451
55 to 6442
18 to 3414

Brookhaven Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3636.19%
Black194.02%

Brookhaven Veterans by Race

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brookhaven Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brookhaven Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brookhaven Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.3%

Born in Brookhaven

93.53%

Native Born

6.47%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

5.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.53% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 78.3% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brookhaven Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,263-3-0.04%
20288,266-3-0.04%
20278,269-3-0.04%
20268,272-3-0.04%
20258,275-3-0.04%
20248,278-3-0.04%
20238,281-3-0.04%
20228,284120.15%
20218,272-18-0.22%
20208,2902392.97%
20198,051130.16%
20188,03850.06%
20178,033-11-0.14%
20168,044-5-0.06%
20158,049-5-0.06%
20148,054100.12%
20138,044100.12%
20128,034140.17%
20118,020-3-0.04%
20108,023380.48%
20007,985-582-6.79%
19908,5676558.28%
19807,9125427.35%
19707,3702,09039.58%
19605,28000%
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Brookhaven Population by Year