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Population in 2012: 12,515 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.9%
Males: 5,673  (45.3%)
Females: 6,842  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,266 (it was $24,632 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$31,266
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,725

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,270 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$82,270
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,879; Detached houses: $115,663; Townhouses or other attached units: $85,902; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,962; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,362; Mobile homes: $38,369

Median gross rent in 2012: $536.

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  • Black alone - 7,136 (56.9%)
  • White alone - 5,273 (42.0%)
  • Hispanic - 88 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brookhaven: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.3%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.2%), German (3.8%), Italian (1.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 487 feet

Land area: 7.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,708 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brookhaven:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookhaven city:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

145 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Brookhaven, Mississippi as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brookhaven to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,008 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $559 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (53.0 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (88.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (319.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Wesson, MS (2.9 miles ), Beauregard, MS (3.2 miles ), Monticello, MS (4.4 miles ), Hazlehurst, MS (4.5 miles ), Summit, MS (4.6 miles ), McComb, MS (4.8 miles ), Bude, MS (5.0 miles ), Georgetown, MS (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,200

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Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 90.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,362 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,868 (71.0%)

Area code: 601

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Crime rates in Brookhaven by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001002000301
per 100,000 0.00.010.20.00.020.30.00.00.022.70.08.0
Rapes 331120001100
per 100,000 30.330.110.210.120.20.00.00.07.57.60.00.0
Robberies 141689575231224137
per 100,000 141.3160.781.391.150.470.950.0230.190.0181.3103.555.8
Assaults 31203010139246386
per 100,000 312.9200.9304.9101.2131.191.220.040.045.022.763.747.8
Burglaries 767564683029463869885958
per 100,000 767.1753.4650.5688.0302.5293.8460.4380.1517.5664.7469.7462.3
Thefts 467524376371246231227296170123165165
per 100,000 4713.85263.73821.53753.52480.82340.22272.02960.91274.9929.01313.71315.1
Auto thefts 14272924121011815864
per 100,000 141.3271.2294.7242.8121.0101.3110.180.0112.560.447.831.9
Arson 020120000001
per 100,000 0.020.10.010.120.20.00.00.00.00.00.08.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 369.3383.5324.0263.7181.0195.2145.6220.4133.3191.8128.4125.2

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Crime rate in Brookhaven detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Brookhaven, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Brookhaven-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 257% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 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 F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookhaven-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Addie L. Wyatt - Labor leader, Ruth Ford (actress) - Female model, Alundis Brice - Football player, Cid Ricketts Sumner - Novelist, Cindy Hyde-Smith - Politician, Earsell Mackbee - Football player, John Sawyer (American football) - Football player, Lance Barksdale - Baseball umpire, Oscar Britt - Football player, Ralph Smith (American football) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brookhaven:

  • RCG BROOKHAVEN (Dialysis Facility, 534 IRBY DRIVE)
  • DEACONESS HOMECARE REGION II (Home Health Center, P. O. BOX 3550)
  • SO MISS HH AND REHAB AGENCY (Home Health Center, 711 BROADWAY BOULEVARD)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI INC (Hospital, 224 1ST STREET)
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKHAVEN (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, P O BOX 948/427 HIGHWAY 51 NORTH)
  • LINCOLN RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Hospital, 524 BROOKMAN DRIVE)
  • COUNTRYBROOK LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 525 BROOKMAN DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BROOK MANOR (Nursing Home, 519 BROOKMAN DRIVE)
  • HAVEN HALL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 101 MILLS STREET)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SUB A (Nursing Home, HIGHWAY 51 NORTH)
  • SILVER CROSS NH (Nursing Home, 503 SILVER CROSS DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Brookhaven, MS

Airports located in Brookhaven:

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookhaven:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 13 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,079)
  • Alcorn State University (about 46 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • Hinds Community College (about 47 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Jackson State University (about 52 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Mississippi College (about 53 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Belhaven University (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)

Public high schools in Brookhaven:

Private high school in Brookhaven:

  • BROOKHAVEN ACADEMY (Students: 393; Location: 943 BROOKWAY BLVD EXT NW; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brookhaven:

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Library in Brookhaven:

  • LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-FRANKLIN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $757,258; Location: 100 SOUTH JACKSON STREET; 91,273 books; 3,565 audio materials; 4,406 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 405 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Brookhaven, MS is the location of the Mississippi School of the Arts, a boarding school for high school juniors and seniors aspiring for a career in the theatre, visual, or vocal arts.

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Notable locations in Brookhaven: Brookhaven Shopping Village (A), Brookhaven Country Club (B), Industrial Park Number 1 (C), Industrial Park Number 2 (D), Mississippi Central Junction (E), Lincoln County Courthouse (F), Brookhaven Fire Department Station 2 (G), Brookhaven Fire Department Station 1 Central (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Brookway Plaza Shopping Center (1), Village Square Shopping Center (2), Westbrook Mart Shopping Center (3), Lincoln Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brookhaven include: Abundant Life Christian Center (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Avery Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Brookway Baptist Church (D), Southway Baptist Church (E), Brookway Church of Christ (F), Second Baptist Church (G), Saint Paul Baptist Church (H), Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Easthaven Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brookhaven include: Brookhaven City Park (1), Exchange Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Military Memorial Museum (125 South Whitworth Avenue).

Hotels: Best Inn and Suites (1210 Brookway Boulevard), Comfort Inn Brookhaven (745 Magee Drive), Days Inn (811 Magee Drive), Hampton Inn Brookhaven (1213 Hampton Drive), Spanish Inn Motel (915 Brookway Boulevard), Super 8 Motel (344 Dunn Ratcliff Rd Nw), Best Western Brookhaven (749 Magee Drive).

Courts: Brookhaven City - Municipal Court Room (300 South First Street), Municipal Court Judge (300 South First Street).

 
Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookhaven and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF BROOKHAVEN (Population served: 11827, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and OCT-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and OCT-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brookhaven that have no violations reported:

  • STEVES SHELL SERVICE STATION (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brookhaven, MS

People in group quarters in Brookhaven in 2010:

  • 432 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 73 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Brookhaven in 2000:

  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Brookhaven compared to Mississippi state average:

Brookhaven, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Brookhaven (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Brookhaven Main Branch, Highland Square Branch, Downtown Drive-In Branch, Lincoln Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Brookhaven Branch, Drive-In Teller Window Branch, Branch. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Pike National Bank: Pikco Brookhaven Branch at 203 Highway 51 North, branch established on 1995/04/03; Brookhaven Branch at 702 Highway 51 North, branch established on 2007/04/16. Info updated 2007/03/29: Bank assets: $206.6 mil, Deposits: $156.6 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Pcnb Corp.
  • First Bank: Brookway Boulevard Branch at 750 Brookway Boulevard, branch established on 1984/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $341.7 mil, Deposits: $299.4 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Southwest Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Brookhaven Branch at 960 Brookway Blvd, branch established on 2009/09/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Bank of Brookhaven: Bank Of Brookhaven at 411 Brookway Boulevard, branch established on 2000/01/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $125.4 mil, Deposits: $109.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of Franklin: Brookhaven Branch at 721 Brookway Boulevard, branch established on 2008/04/07. Info updated 2007/11/14: Bank assets: $98.9 mil, Deposits: $90.2 mil, headquarters in Meadville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Franklin Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Brookhaven Branch at 714a Halbert Heights Road, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brookhaven, Mississippi:

  • Holiday Inn - Brookhaven, 1210 Brookway Blvd, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 833-1341
  • Best Western - Brookhaven, 749 Magee Dr, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 835-1053, Fax: (601) 835-4406
  • Comfort Inn - Brookhaven, 745 Magee Dr, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 835-0055
  • Hampton Inn Brookhaven, 1213 Hampton Dr, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 823-3800, Fax: (601) 823-3833
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brookhaven, MS, 1212 Brookway Blvd, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 990-2360, Fax: (601) 823-9439
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 811 Magee Dr, Brookhaven, MS 39601 , Phone: (601) 833-6957
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brookhaven, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brookhaven travel time to work - commute


Brookhaven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Brookhaven city (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.27%
Here76.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents75.0%10.9%6.7%2.1%1.5%
Congregations48.7%17.9%16.7%1.3%1.3%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.8%0.4%0.8%
Congregations1.3%1.3%2.6%1.3%7.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lincoln County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lincoln County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Lincoln County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

13.0%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$22,976$30,6351$1,586
Other Government Administration 8$13,094$19,6410$0
Judicial and Legal 5$6,408$15,3790$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$69,022$30,6760$0
Police - Other 8$20,882$31,3233$6,449
Firefighters 32$88,538$33,2020$0
Fire - Other 2$6,852$41,1120$0
Streets and Highways 20$35,524$21,3142$2,432
Airports 1$1,930$23,1601$704
Health 1$1,352$16,2240$0
Solid Waste Management 10$18,090$21,7080$0
Sewerage 7$13,566$23,2560$0
Parks and Recreation 6$16,206$32,4126$9,824
Water Supply 7$14,282$24,4831$585
Other and Unallocable 4$6,540$19,6201$319
Totals for Government 147$335,262$27,36815$21,899

Brookhaven government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $1,749,000 ($139.75)
    Police Protection: $1,591,000 ($127.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,333,000 ($106.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,058,000 ($84.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $830,000 ($66.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $674,000 ($53.86)
    Financial Administration: $592,000 ($47.30)
    Central Staff Services: $592,000 ($47.30)
    Sewerage: $299,000 ($23.89)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $172,000 ($13.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $122,000 ($9.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $122,000 ($9.75)
    Air Transportation: $104,000 ($8.31)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($2.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,216,000 ($97.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $712,000 ($56.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($6.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($4.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,028,000 ($321.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $341,000 ($27.25)

Brookhaven government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $559,000 ($44.67)
    Sewerage: $471,000 ($37.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($14.78)
    Air Transportation: $124,000 ($9.91)
    All Other: $34,000 ($2.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($0.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $13,000 ($1.04)
    All Other: $13,000 ($1.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,358,000 ($108.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $353,000 ($28.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $250,000 ($19.98)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($2.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,668,000 ($133.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,314,000 ($344.71)
    All Other: $455,000 ($36.36)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($6.31)
    Highways: $17,000 ($1.36)
  • Tax - Property: $2,599,000 ($207.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $403,000 ($32.20)

Brookhaven government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,368,000 ($1387.77)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,613,000 ($1327.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,438,000 ($913.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,399,000 ($910.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000 ($95.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,161,000 ($92.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $755,000 ($60.33)

Brookhaven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,815,000 ($624.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,613,000 ($1327.45)

6.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pike County, MS  0.69% ($34,519 average AGI)
from Copiah County, MS  0.55% ($26,770)
from Lawrence County, MS  0.47% ($28,596)


5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pike County, MS  0.86% ($20,021 average AGI)
to Copiah County, MS  0.36% ($29,075)
to Lawrence County, MS  0.33% ($32,694)

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.)
  • WMLC (1270 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: D AND D BROADCASTING)
  • 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)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJU (104.3 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, 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:

  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brookhaven, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Brookhaven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total costs: $555,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,072
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 13,350

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brookhaven)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 227 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brookhaven, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookhaven)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Brookhaven)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 403
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Brookhaven


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookhaven, MS

Most common first names in Brookhaven, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20470.5 years
Mary18977.4 years
John18472.5 years
Willie14172.3 years
Robert13770.4 years
William12174.1 years
George8374.8 years
Charles7370.7 years
Annie7079.1 years
Thomas5872.0 years
Most common last names in Brookhaven, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith68976.1 years
Case18473.0 years
Allen11575.5 years
Williams10070.1 years
Johnson9275.6 years
Brown8674.1 years
Jackson6476.3 years
Jones5774.8 years
Wilson5576.6 years
Britt5474.9 years
Businesses in Brookhaven, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS4
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York2Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Brookhaven, MS

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