Brookhaven, West Virginia Population 2024

6,677

Brookhaven is a city located in Monongalia County West Virginia. Brookhaven has a 2024 population of 6,677. Brookhaven is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 6.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,293 in 2020.

The average household income in Brookhaven is $96,015 with a poverty rate of 10.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brookhaven is 37.2 years, 37.9 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Brookhaven Demographics

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

  • White: 91.97%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
722.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.1% (384)
The current population of Brookhaven, West Virginia is 6,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,293.

Brookhaven, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,96491.97%
Two or more races4166.41%
Black or African American590.91%
Asian460.71%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brookhaven Population by Race

Brookhaven Population Pyramid 2024

Brookhaven Median Age

37.2

Total

37.9

Male

36.7

Female

Brookhaven Adults

There are 4,805 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Brookhaven.

Brookhaven Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brookhaven Sex Ratio

Female3,24850.08%
Male3,23749.92%

Brookhaven Population by Age

Brookhaven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3432.7677.822.2
Married1,3133.3395.24.8
Non Family4951.2272.727.3
Female3512.839.660.4
Male1842.7739.760.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

77.8%

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 Grade1533.54%
9th to 12th Grade2796.46%
High School Graduate1,47434.15%
Some College55512.86%
Associates Degree2385.51%
Bachelors Degree78318.14%
Graduate Degree83419.32%

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
White4,0863,6541,461
2+ Races11211251
Hispanic10010066
Black595946
Asian171717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Brookhaven Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,093$51,273$38,355
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,208$34,425$21,362
Some College$39,028$61,054$31,731
Bachelors Degree$58,151$63,409$33,860
Graduate Degree$67,019$82,000$65,529

$44,093

Average Earnings

$51,273

Average Male

$38,355

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

97.17% of Brookhaven residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Brookhaven Language

Brookhaven Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,8785218.86%
Multiple41614334.38%
Hispanic36812333.42%
Black591322.03%

10.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.74%

Male Poverty Rate

15.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brookhaven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is Multiple, with 34.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brookhaven is White, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.31%.

Brookhaven Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.92%
Some College16.14%
High School14.04%
Bachelors or Greater0.31%

Brookhaven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed68%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Unemployed11.02%
Male Employed0%

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$70,179$96,015
Families$83,300$103,548
Married Families$116,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,321$58,377

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brookhaven Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

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 45-54, 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

325

Number of Veterans

311

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War129
Second Gulf War91
Vietnam88
Korea21
World War II0

Brookhaven Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54106
55 to 6498
75+63
65 to 7458
18 to 340

Brookhaven Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2846.36%
Black3050.85%
2+ Races114.95%

Brookhaven Veterans by Race

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brookhaven Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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

68.65%

Born in Brookhaven

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Brookhaven residents were born in the United States, with 68.65% having been born in West Virginia. 0.17% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,677961.46%
20236,581961.48%
20226,485-121-1.83%
20216,6063134.97%
20206,2932504.14%
20196,0431432.42%
20185,9004337.92%
20175,4671673.15%
20165,300-84-1.56%
20155,384-28-0.52%
20145,4121532.91%
20135,259781.51%
20125,181-139-2.61%
20115,3201492.88%
20105,17100%

Brookhaven Population by Year