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Brookhaven
  • Town in Mississippi

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Brookhaven is a town in Mississippi with a population of 12,045. Brookhaven is in Lincoln County. Living in Brookhaven offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Brookhaven and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Brookhaven are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$93,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$707
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    277.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    25.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    25.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    92.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,682.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,337.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    319.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

Working in Brookhaven

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,488
National
$64,994

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