Brookhaven SnackAbility

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

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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
12,289
Unemployment
10.1%
Poverty
29.9%
Median Home
$101,700
Median Income
$30,432
Median Rent
$689

Rankings for Brookhaven in Mississippi

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Map Of Brookhaven, MS

Population over time in Brookhaven

Year Population % Change
2017 12,289 -1.0%
2016 12,418 -0.4%
2015 12,465 -0.3%
2014 12,499 -0.3%
2013 12,538 -0.1%
2012 12,549 -0.3%
2011 12,581 -0.3%
2010 12,618 -

Crime in Brookhaven Per 100k

Crime Brookhaven MS USA
Violent Crime 543.2 285.7 382.9
Murder 8.1 8.2 5.3
Robbery 81.1 69.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 437.8 171.5 248.9
Property Crime 2772.8 2733.9 2362.0
Burglary 1191.8 828.1 430.4
Larceny 1378.3 1750.6 1694.0
Car Theft 202.7 155.2 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Brookhaven

White
43.4% (5,332)
African American
53.9% (6,619)
American Indian
0.0% (4)
Asian
2.1% (254)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
0.7% (80)
Race Brookhaven MS USA
White 43.4% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 53.9% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 0.7% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Brookhaven, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
13.1% (160,985)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.0% (147,468)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.0% (196,624)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (169,588)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (156,070)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.5% (116,745)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (119,203)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.2% (113,058)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (24,578)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (23,349)
Income Brookhaven MS USA
Less than $10,000 13.1% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.0% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.0% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.5% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.2% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Brookhaven

Female
53.8% (6,612)
Male
46.2% (5,676)
Gender Brookhaven MS USA
Female 53.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brookhaven for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (636)
9-12th Grade
7.3% (897)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,931)
Some College
23.3% (2,862)
Associate's Degree
12.6% (1,553)
Bachelor's Degree
13.8% (1,697)
Master's Degree
3.3% (404)
Professional Degree
2.2% (266)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (39)
Education Brookhaven MS USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.3% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 32.0% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.3% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.6% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.8% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.3% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.0% 1.4%

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