Brookhaven, GA

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2020 Population
54,727
1.69% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.4
0.585% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.9%
6.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$101,607
9.72% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$524,800
8.34% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
33,105
2.11% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Brookhaven, GA had a population of 54.7k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $101,607. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Brookhaven, GA grew from 53,819 to 54,727, a 1.69% increase and its median household income grew from $92,604 to $101,607, a 9.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brookhaven, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58%), White (Hispanic) (13%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.96%), Other (Hispanic) (6.73%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.23%).

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.

87.2% of the residents in Brookhaven, GA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brookhaven, GA are Oglethorpe University (266 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Brookhaven, GA was $524,800, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%.

Most people in Brookhaven, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Brookhaven, GA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Brookhaven, GA is home to a population of 54.7k people, from which 87.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 19.9% of Brookhaven, GA residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2018, there were 4.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.8k people) in Brookhaven, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.89k White (Hispanic) and 5.29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.2%
2020 Citizenship
84.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.2% of Brookhaven, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Brookhaven, GA was 84.8%, 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)
    30.8k ± 1.02k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.89k ± 886
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.29k ± 658
23.4%
Hispanic Population
12.4k people

In 2018, there were 4.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.8k people) in Brookhaven, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.89k White (Hispanic) and 5.29k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.4% of the people in Brookhaven, GA are hispanic (12.4k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    234,298 ± 11,751 people
  2. India
    98,606 ± 7,673 people
  3. Jamaica
    44,462 ± 5,166 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 234,298 Georgia residents, followed by India with 98,606 and Jamaica with 44,462.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people
21.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people

As of 2020, 19.9% of Brookhaven, GA residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brookhaven, GA was 21.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    483 ± 226
  2. Vietnam
    389 ± 132
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    251 ± 110

Brookhaven, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Brookhaven, GA employs 33.1k people. The largest industries in Brookhaven, GA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,753 people), Finance & Insurance (3,029 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,977 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($153,021), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($114,934), and Wholesale Trade ($105,811).

Males in Georgia have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,276. The income inequality in Georgia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

33.1k
2020 Value
± 1,492
2.11%
1 Year growth
± 5.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brookhaven, GA grew at a rate of 2.11%, from 32.4k employees to 33.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brookhaven, GA, are Management Occupations (5,790 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,715 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,366 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

33.1k
2020 Value
± 1,492
2.11%
1 Year growth
± 5.97%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brookhaven, GA grew at a rate of 2.11%, from 32.4k employees to 33.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brookhaven, GA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,753 people), Finance & Insurance (3,029 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,977 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

$71,846
Median earning men ± $5,827
$60,562
Median earning women ± $4,371

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($123,906), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,243), and Public Administration ($106,049).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($100,167), Public Administration ($94,271), and Manufacturing ($85,675).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.9B
  2. $63.5B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $68.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($63.5B) and Electronics ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$626B
2020 Value in Georgia
$1.3T
Projected 2050 Value in Georgia
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound Georgia trade was $626B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.3T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $57.7B
  2. $34B
  3. $30.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $57.7B, followed by Tennessee with $34B and North Carolina and $30.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Brookhaven, GA awarded 266 degrees. The student population of Brookhaven, GA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 565 male students and 887 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brookhaven, GA are White (123 and 52.3%), followed by Black or African American (50 and 21.3%), Unknown (29 and 12.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 8.51%).

The largest universities in Brookhaven, GA by number of degrees awarded are Oglethorpe University (266 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Brookhaven, GA are General Business Administration & Management (55 and 20.7%), General Biological Sciences (30 and 11.3%), and Other Research & Experimental Psychology (20 and 7.52%).

The median tuition cost in Brookhaven, GA for private four year colleges is $40,880.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Brookhaven, GA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 66.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,452 (38.9% men and 61.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,452 students enrolled in Brookhaven, GA, 38.9% men and 61.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 616 records, of which 56.5% were women and 43.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 55 degree-majors awarded
  2. 30 degree-majors awarded
  3. 20 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Brookhaven, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 55 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Brookhaven, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
266 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oglethorpe University with 266 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 104 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brookhaven, GA, which is 0.642 times less than the 162 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 123 degrees mean that there were 2.46 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 50 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 ($40,880) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($280) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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 2020, 0.952% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.869% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.28M), Some college (1.79M), and Bachelors Degree (1.47M).

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The median property value in Brookhaven, GA was $524,800 in 2020, which is 2.28 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $484,400 to $524,800, a 8.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Brookhaven, GA is 51.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Brookhaven, GA have an average commute time of 25.1 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 $101,607. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Brookhaven, GA was Census Tract 211.01 with a value of $217,917, followed by Census Tract 214.05 and Census Tract 214.11, with respective values of $126,308 and $121,861.

Property

$524,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$26,003
$11,981
Median Property Taxes
±$756

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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brookhaven, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%
Homeownership
2020
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 51.6% of the housing units in Brookhaven, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 211.01
  2. Census Tract 214.05
  3. Census Tract 214.11

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brookhaven, GA was Census Tract 211.01 with a value of $217,917, followed by Census Tract 214.05 and Census Tract 214.11, with respective values of $126,308 and $121,861.

The following map shows all of the places in Brookhaven, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$101,607
Median Household Income
± $3,920
23.2k
Number of Households
± 1,204

In 2020, the median household income of the 23.2k households in Brookhaven, GA grew to $101,607 from the previous year's value of $92,604.

The following chart displays the households in Brookhaven, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brookhaven, GA is from Georgia.
0.476
2020 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2020, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.302% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (67.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8%)

In 2020, 67.4% of workers in Brookhaven, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brookhaven, GA have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.882% of the workforce in Brookhaven, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Brookhaven, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brookhaven, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brookhaven, GA (5.88k out of 53.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 65 - 74.

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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86.3% of the population of Brookhaven, GA has health coverage, with 62.2% on employee plans, 7.93% on Medicaid, 6.58% on Medicare, 8.95% on non-group plans, and 0.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Georgia was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see 914 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.93% decrease from the previous year (932 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1699 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Georgia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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914 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in DeKalb County, GA

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see an average of 914 patients per year. This represents a 1.93% decrease from the previous year (932 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in DeKalb County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Georgia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 28.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.7%
Uninsured
62.2%
Employer Coverage
7.93%
Medicaid
6.58%
Medicare
8.95%
Non-Group
0.65%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brookhaven, GA declined by 9.32% from 15.1% to 13.7%.

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