Brookhaven, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Brookhaven, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Brookhaven had a population of 12,722 as of July 1, 2018. Brookhaven ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brookhaven is located at latitude 31.5806 and longitude -90.4434 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brookhaven (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The City of Brookhaven (GNIS ID: 2403933) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Brookhaven is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.


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Brookhaven, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,722
Population in Households 12,045
Population in Familes 9,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 677
Population Density2 588
Diversity Index3 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,743
Average Household Income $52,797
Per Capita Income $20,965

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,809 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,993 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 881 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $104,200
Average Home Value $157,253
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,801
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,101
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.2% -0.04%
Households 0.08% -0.13%
Families -0.17% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Brookhaven, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookhaven to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 91st
Population Density # 140 62nd
Diversity Index # 85 77th
Median Household Income # 204 44th
Per Capita Income # 143 61st

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