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Population (year 2000): 7,985. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,849 (-1.7% change)
Males: 3,727 (46.7%), Females: 4,258 (53.3%)

Delaware County

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Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $48,289 (year 2000)
Median house value: $119,100 (year 2000)

Brookhaven, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Brookhaven:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (32.5%), Italian (20.8%), German (19.2%), English (12.5%), Polish (10.3%), United States (5.0%).

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Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Brookhaven,

For population 25 years and over in Brookhaven

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookhaven borough

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

3.6% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -580 (-6.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (19.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (0.9 miles Parkside, PA (1.2 miles Upland, Valley, PA (1.7 miles Rose Township, PA (1.8 miles Chester Providence Township, PA (2.0 miles Nether PA Chester, (2.1 miles Green-Green Ridge, PA (2.4 miles Village PA (3.0 miles Trainer,

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 75.39 W


Brookhaven, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Manufacturing (12.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.1%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.1%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,357 (-29.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 398 (9.6%)


 

Crime in Brookhaven by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 12.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 9 10 5 5
    per 100,000 112.7 125.2 62.6 62.6
Assaults 11 12 9 17
    per 100,000 137.8 150.3 112.7 212.9
Burglaries 30 11 18 34
    per 100,000 375.7 137.8 225.4 425.8
Thefts 146 147 98 116
    per 100,000 1828.4 1841.0 1227.3 1452.7
Auto thefts 29 15 10 7
    per 100,000 363.2 187.9 125.2 87.7
194.9 165.9 116.2 156.3


Average climate in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brookhaven-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Brookhaven city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Brookhaven:
  • CROZER CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; CHESTER, PA)
  • RIDDLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MEDIA, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookhaven:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 21 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 50 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brookhaven:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 8 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 10 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)
  • BRANDYWINE (about 15 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; ID: N99)

Amtrak stations near Brookhaven:
  • 12 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1 $1,948 $23,376 6 $8,626
Financial Administration 1 $2,657 $31,884 1 $1,275
Other Government Administration 1 $2,692 $32,304 10 $2,874
Police Protection - Officers 8 $45,166 $67,749 12 $12,044
Police - Other 1 $2,520 $30,240 8 $3,611
Streets and Highways 6 $13,339 $26,678 0 $0
Health 0 $0   2 $886
Totals for Government 18 $68,322 $45,548 39 $29,316


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookhaven:
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 2 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
Private high school in Brookhaven:
  • THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 365; Location: 4301 CHANDLER DR; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brookhaven:
  • TOBY FARMS SCH (Students: 604; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COEBOURN EL SCH (Students: 276; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MAIN STREET SCH (Students: 256; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Brookhaven:
  • OUR LADY OF CHARITY SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 245 UPLAND ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MEDIA CHILDRENS HOUSE MONTESSO (Students: 55; Location: 24 RADIO PARK LANE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 48; Location: 201 RADIO PARK LANE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FORSYTHE SCHOOLS (Students: 17; Location: 104 VIRGINIA AVE; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: Bridgewater Station (A).


Brookhaven compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookhaven:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookhaven:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDNR (89.5 FM; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WIDENER COLLEGE)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookhaven:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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