Brookhaven, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brookhaven, New York - Basic Facts

The Brookhaven Census Designated Place had a population of 3,465 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Brookhaven is located at latitude 40.7767 and longitude -72.9078 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Brookhaven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Brookhaven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389246) 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 Town of Brookhaven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brookhaven population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brookhaven: Fire Place.


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Brookhaven, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,465
Daytime Population: Workers 1,079
Daytime Population: Residents 1,955
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,034
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 3,017
Population in Familes 2,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 448
Population Density2 597
Diversity Index3 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $104,482
Average Household Income $136,385
Per Capita Income $50,543

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $447,970
Average Home Value $490,345
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,180
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 785
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.18%
Households 0.05% 0.15%
Families -0.16% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Brookhaven, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookhaven to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 451 62nd
Population Density # 884 26th
Diversity Index # 406 66th
Median Household Income # 198 84th
Per Capita Income # 189 84th

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