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Population (year 2000): 9,861. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,907 (+0.5% change)
Males: 4,450 (45.1%), Females: 5,411 (54.9%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $24,632 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Brookhaven:

  • Black (50.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (10.3%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.5%), German (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), French (1.8%).

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Elevation: 487 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Brookhaven,

For population 25 years and over in Brookhaven

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookhaven city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -581 (-5.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (53.7 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (91.3 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (362.0 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (8.7 miles Wesson, MS (10.4 miles Beauregard, MS Hazlehurst, (19.9 miles MS (20.7 miles Summit, MS (22.9 miles Monticello, MS (23.3 miles McComb, MS (27.7 miles Georgetown, Springs, MS (28.7 miles Crystal


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,800

Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 90.44 W

Area code: 601


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (12.7%), Manufacturing (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,719 (+58.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,025 (61.3%)


 

Crime in Brookhaven by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 20.3 0.0 0.0 10.1 0.0
Rapes 6 3 3 1 1
    per 100,000 60.8 30.4 30.4 10.1 10.1
Robberies 18 14 16 8 9
    per 100,000 182.5 142.0 162.3 81.1 91.3
Assaults 23 31 20 30 10
    per 100,000 233.2 314.4 202.8 304.2 101.4
Burglaries 15 76 75 64 68
    per 100,000 152.1 770.7 760.6 649.0 689.6
Thefts 132 467 524 376 371
    per 100,000 1338.6 4735.8 5313.9 3813.0 3762.3
Auto thefts 0 14 27 29 24
    per 100,000 0.0 142.0 273.8 294.1 243.4
210.2 372.4 389.1 320.9 270.0


Average climate in Brookhaven, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brookhaven,

Brookhaven-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Brookhaven city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1978, a category 4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Brookhaven:
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (P O BOX 948/427 HIGHWAY 51 NORTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brookhaven:
  • HARDY WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HAZLEHURST, MS)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (about 23 miles; MONTICELLO, MS)
  • SW MISSISSIPPI GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; MCCOMB, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookhaven:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 59 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 78 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brookhaven:
  • BROOKHAVEN-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 4 miles; BROOKHAVEN, MS; ID: 1R7)
  • COPIAH COUNTY (about 23 miles; CRYSTAL SPRINGS, MS; ID: M11)
  • MC COMB/PIKE COUNTY/JOHN E LEWIS FIELD (about 29 miles; MC COMB, MS; ID: MCB)

Amtrak station:
BROOKHAVEN (RAILROAD AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12 $28,402 $28,402 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 6 $10,310 $20,620 2 $128
Water Supply 1 $3,032 $36,384 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $13,554 $27,108 8 $2,376
Sewerage 13 $26,808 $24,745 1 $536
Solid Waste Management 9 $15,412 $20,549 0 $0
Airports 1 $1,530 $18,360 1 $320
Streets and Highways 25 $41,556 $19,946 0 $0
Firefighters 35 $82,646 $28,335 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $7,256 $21,768 3 $1,906
Police Protection - Officers 30 $78,078 $31,231 1 $708
Judicial and Legal 5 $6,198 $14,875 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $12,848 $19,272 0 $0
Totals for Government 155 $327,630 $25,364 16 $5,974


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookhaven:
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; RAYMOND, MS; Full-time enrollment: 10,057)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; JACKSON, MS; FT enrollment: 5,955)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (about 85 miles; HATTIESBURG, MS; FT enrollment: 12,541)
Public high schools in Brookhaven:
  • BROOKHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 443 E MONTICELLO STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MS SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (Students: 51; Location: 308 WEST CHEROKEE STREET; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • BROOKHAVEN TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 325 EAST COURT ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Brookhaven:
  • BROOKHAVEN ACADEMY INC (Students: 556; Location: P O DRAWER 3339; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brookhaven:
  • LOYD STAR SCHOOL (Students: 954; Location: 1180 HWY 550 NW; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MAMIE MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 724; Location: 420 VIVIAN MERRITT STREET; Grades: KG - 02)
  • ENTERPRISE SCHOOL (Students: 719; Location: 1601 HWY 583 SE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WEST LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 636; Location: 948 JACKSON LIBERTY DRIVE SW; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LIPSEY SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 412 DRURY LANE; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • ALEXANDER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 713 BEAUREGARD STREET; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • BROOKHAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 300 S CHURCH STREET; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • EVA HARRIS SCHOOL (Location: 900 LEWIS DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • MULLINS SCHOOL (Location: 413 S. HAMILTON STREET; Grades: 02 - 12)
Library in Brookhaven:
  • LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-FRANKLIN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $635,451; Location: 100 SOUTH JACKSON STREET; 102,433 books; 1,031 audio materials; 2,060 video materials; 208 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Brookhaven: Brookhaven Country Club (A), Brookhaven Shopping Village (B), Industrial Park Number 1 (C), Industrial Park Number 2 (D), Mississippi Central Junction (E), Lincoln County Courthouse (F).

Shopping Centers: Brookway Plaza Shopping Center (1), Village Square Shopping Center (2), Westbrook Mart Shopping Center (3), Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Brookhaven include: Saint James Baptist Church (A), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (B), Brookway Baptist Church (C), Brookway Church of Christ (D), Center Street Church of Christ (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Central Church of Christ (G), Pearlhaven Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Easthaven Cemetery (2).

Parks in Brookhaven include: Exchange Park (1), Brookhaven City Park (2).


Brookhaven compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookhaven:
  • WCHJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: TILLMAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLC (1270 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: D AND D BROADCASTING)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookhaven:
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W215AP (90.9 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJU (104.3 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDXO (92.9 FM; HAZLEHURST, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLL-FM (90.7 FM; WESSON, MS; Owner: COPIAH-LINCOLN JUNIOR COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Brookhaven:
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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