Living in Brookhaven, MS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Brookhaven SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8

Brookhaven, MS Crime Report

439
Total Crimes
3,620.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.97%
Above National Average

Brookhaven, MS Cost Of Living

84
Brookhaven's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Brookhaven, Mississippi Info Snack

Brookhaven (/brukevn/ broo-KAY-vn) is a small city in Lincoln County, Mississippi, United States, 60 miles south of the state capital of Jackson. The population was 12,520 at the 2010 U.S. Census. It is the county seat of Lincoln County. It was named after the Town of Brookhaven, New York by founder Samuel Jayne in 1818.
Population
12,226
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
27.7%
Median Home
$106,500
Median Income
$31,844
Median Rent
$646

Brookhaven, MS Photos

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Rankings for Brookhaven in Mississippi

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Map Of Brookhaven, MS

Population over time in Brookhaven

Year Population % Change
2017 12,226 -0.5%
2016 12,289 -1.0%
2015 12,418 -0.4%
2014 12,465 -0.3%
2013 12,499 -0.3%
2012 12,538 -0.1%
2011 12,549 -0.3%
2010 12,581 -0.3%
2009 12,618 -
Crime/100k Brookhaven MS USA
Violent Crime 767.0 234.4 368.9
Murder 57.7 5.7 5.0
Robbery 140.2 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 552.6 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 2853.6 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 1608.2 697.8 376.0
Larceny 1055.7 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 189.7 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Brookhaven

White
42.5% (5,197)
African American
55.6% (6,798)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
1.3% (160)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
0.5% (67)
Race Brookhaven MS USA
White 42.5% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 55.6% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.5% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Brookhaven, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
12.4% (151,390)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.7% (143,465)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.2% (197,845)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (165,873)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (127,342)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.0% (134,447)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (121,877)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (121,604)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (32,518)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (26,233)
Income Brookhaven MS USA
Less than $10,000 12.4% 10.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.7% 6.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.2% 12.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 11.4% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.0% 16.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 11.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 10.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 3.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Brookhaven

Female
54.9% (6,712)
Male
45.1% (5,513)
Gender Brookhaven MS USA
Female 54.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookhaven for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (611)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (978)
High School / GED
34.0% (4,156)
Some College
25.0% (3,056)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,100)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,589)
Master's Degree
3.0% (366)
Professional Degree
2.0% (244)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (122)
Education Brookhaven MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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