Brookhaven, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Brookhaven, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Brookhaven Census Designated Place had a population of 5,642 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Brookhaven is located at latitude 39.6062 and longitude -79.8829 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the Brookhaven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The Brookhaven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389247) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Brookhaven Census Designated Place is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brookhaven: Richard.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,642
Population in Households 5,635
Population in Familes 4,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 612
Diversity Index3 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,220
Average Household Income $74,878
Per Capita Income $29,994

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,844 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $173,617
Average Home Value $188,890
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,298
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,570
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 1.06% 0.98%
Households 1.09% 1.0%
Families 1.02% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Brookhaven, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookhaven to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia 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 # 30 93rd
Population Density # 237 42nd
Diversity Index # 108 74th
Median Household Income # 17 96th
Per Capita Income # 38 91st

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