Brookhaven, GA

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2022 Population
56,848
3.54% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
34.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.6%
8.34% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$114,570
8.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$626,800
14.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
33,832
2.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Brookhaven, GA had a population of 56.8k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $114,570. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Brookhaven, GA grew from 54,902 to 56,848, a 3.54% increase and its median household income grew from $105,464 to $114,570, a 8.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brookhaven, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.79%), White (Hispanic) (6.15%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.08%).

None of the households in Brookhaven, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.3% of the residents in Brookhaven, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brookhaven, GA are Oglethorpe University (265 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Brookhaven, GA was $626,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.6%.

Most people in Brookhaven, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Brookhaven, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Brookhaven, GA is home to a population of 56.8k people, from which 88.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.7% of Brookhaven, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.6k people).

In 2022, there were 4.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Brookhaven, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.75k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.3%
2022 Citizenship
87.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.3% of Brookhaven, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Brookhaven, GA was 87.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brookhaven, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.6k ± 1.39k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.75k ± 1.26k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.86k ± 915
17.6%
Hispanic Population
10k people

In 2022, there were 4.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Brookhaven, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.75k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.86k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.6% of the people in Brookhaven, GA are hispanic (10k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

18.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people
19.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people

As of 2022, 18.7% of Brookhaven, GA residents (10.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brookhaven, GA was 19.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    406 ± 208
  2. Vietnam
    325 ± 165
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    166 ± 78

Brookhaven, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Brookhaven, GA employs 33.8k people. The largest industries in Brookhaven, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,339 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,321 people), and Finance & Insurance (3,052 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($129,375), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($129,013), and Wholesale Trade ($118,088).

Occupations

33.8k
2022 Value
± 1,616
2.78%
1 Year growth
± 6.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brookhaven, GA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 32.9k employees to 33.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brookhaven, GA, are Management Occupations (6,112 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (5,084 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,017 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brookhaven, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

33.8k
2022 Value
± 1,616
2.78%
1 Year growth
± 6.53%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Brookhaven, GA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 32.9k employees to 33.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brookhaven, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,339 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,321 people), and Finance & Insurance (3,052 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brookhaven, GA, though some of these residents may live in Brookhaven, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$89,330
Median earning men ± $6,092
$72,388
Median earning women ± $4,835

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($127,313), Wholesale Trade ($124,375), and Information ($123,370).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($117,647), Information ($114,863), and Manufacturing ($96,477).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Brookhaven, GA awarded 265 degrees. The student population of Brookhaven, GA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 557 male students and 934 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brookhaven, GA are White (120 and 50.2%), followed by Black or African American (54 and 22.6%), Hispanic or Latino (32 and 13.4%), and Asian (20 and 8.37%).

The largest universities in Brookhaven, GA by number of degrees awarded are Oglethorpe University (265 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Brookhaven, GA are General Business Administration & Management (50 and 18.9%), General Biological Sciences (43 and 16.2%), and Other Research & Experimental Psychology (20 and 7.55%).

The median tuition cost in Brookhaven, GA for private four year colleges is $43,710.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Brookhaven, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,491 (37.4% men and 62.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,491 students enrolled in Brookhaven, GA, 37.4% men and 62.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 573 records, of which 54.8% were women and 45.2% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Brookhaven, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 50 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
265 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oglethorpe University with 265 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 109 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brookhaven, GA, which is 0.699 times less than the 156 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 120 degrees mean that there were 2.22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($43,710) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($280) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brookhaven, GA was $626,800 in 2022, which is 2.22 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $548,600 to $626,800, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Brookhaven, GA is 54.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Brookhaven, GA have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brookhaven, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Brookhaven, GA is $114,570. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Brookhaven, GA was Census Tract 211.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 214.12 and Census Tract 214.05, with respective values of $163,077 and $153,529.

Property

$626,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,041
$13,301
Median Property Taxes
±$726

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brookhaven, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.6% of the housing units in Brookhaven, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 211.01
  2. Census Tract 214.12
  3. Census Tract 214.05

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brookhaven, GA was Census Tract 211.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 214.12 and Census Tract 214.05, with respective values of $163,077 and $153,529.

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Household Income

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$114,570
Median Household Income
± $4,169
24.4k
Number of Households
± 1,278

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.4k households in Brookhaven, GA grew to $114,570 from the previous year's value of $105,464.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brookhaven, GA is from Brookhaven, GA.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (25.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.89%)

In 2022, 61.9% of workers in Brookhaven, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (25.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.89%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brookhaven, GA have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Brookhaven, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brookhaven, GA (5.96k out of 56k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brookhaven, GA is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.9% of the population of Brookhaven, GA has health coverage, with 63.8% on employee plans, 8.04% on Medicaid, 6.55% on Medicare, 9% on non-group plans, and 0.561% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 27.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.98% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.1%
Uninsured
63.8%
Employer Coverage
8.04%
Medicaid
6.55%
Medicare
9%
Non-Group
0.561%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brookhaven, GA declined by 5.99% from 12.9% to 12.1%.

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