Brookhaven, Pennsylvania Population 2020

7,996

Brookhaven is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,996, it is the 98th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3628th largest city in the United States. Brookhaven is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,006 in 2010. Brookhaven reached it's highest population of 8,567 in 1990. Spanning over 2 miles, Brookhaven has a population density of 4,680 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $87,709 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,148 per month, and the median house value is $194,500. The median age in Brookhaven is 43 years, 38.2 years for males, and 48.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • White: 91.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brookhaven, Pennsylvania is 7,996, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,006.

Brookhaven, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,38491.81%
Black or African American4195.21%
Two or More Races1561.94%
Asian841.04%

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2020

Brookhaven Median Age

43


Total

38.2


Male

48.9


Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 6,469 adults, (1,490 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female

4,308

53.56%

Male

3,735

46.44%

Brookhaven Households and Families

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brookhaven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All88.9%11.1%
Female87.3%12.7%
Male87%13%
Non Family83.7%16.3%

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4602.3288.9
Married1,5453.1594.1
Non Family1,3311.0683.7
Female3772.8287.3
Male2073.3187

3.02

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brookhaven Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2123.49%
9th to 12th Grade2684.41%
High School Graduate1,98932.70%
Some College1,36622.46%
Associates Degree61010.03%
Bachelors Degree94315.50%
Graduate Degree69511.43%

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6855,2341,566
Black30327634
Asian474738
Multiple Races4646
Hispanic108

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 asian people with a rate of 80.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,377$57,242$39,125
Less Than High School$60,509$61,296$
High School Grad$35,238$49,250$30,969
Some College$43,607$53,382$35,721
Bachelors Degree$75,972$65,938$76,494
Graduate Degree$59,712$83,846$54,024

$48,377

Average Earnings

$57,242

Average Male

$39,125

Average Female

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Language by Age

Brookhaven Language

91.36% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Brookhaven Poverty

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,3823214.35%
Black4195713.60%
Multiple1562415.38%
Hispanic10220.00%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.33%

Male Poverty Rate

7.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Hispanic, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is White, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.75%
High School7.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%
Some College3.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed21.78%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed1.03%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Brookhaven Income

Brookhaven Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,068$87,709
Families$79,449$98,476
Married Families$93,098-
Non Families$43,472$68,031

Brookhaven Marital Status

Brookhaven Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Brookhaven Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Brookhaven Marital Status by Race

Brookhaven Veterans

498

Number of Veterans

498

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Korea73
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War60
World War II19

$Brookhaven Veterans by Education

5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brookhaven Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.93%

Born in Pennsylvania

92.59%

Native Born

7.41%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.59% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 75.93% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,996-15-0.19%
20198,011-15-0.19%
20188,0260.00%
20178,026-15-0.19%
20168,041-4-0.05%
20158,045-10-0.12%
20148,055120.15%
20138,04380.10%
20128,035160.20%
20118,019-4-0.05%
20108,023380.05%
20007,985-582-0.70%
19908,5676550.80%
19807,9125420.71%
19707,3702,0903.39%
19605,2800.00%