Brookhaven, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 12,515 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.9%
Males: 5,863  (46.9%)
Females: 6,652  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39601.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,561 (it was $24,632 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$26,561
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,812 (it was $13,695 in 2000)

Brookhaven city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,959 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$86,959
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $600.

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  • Races in Brookhaven, MS (2010)

    Brookhaven races chart
    • 6,74753.9%Black alone
    • 5,42143.3%White alone
    • 1150.9%Two or more races
    • 1180.9%Hispanic
    • 930.7%Asian alone
    • 100.08%American Indian alone
    • 80.06%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Brookhaven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Brookhaven: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.5%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.6%), German (3.0%), Italian (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   (low).

Brookhaven,MS real estate house value index trend

Brookhaven, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Brookhaven:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookhaven city:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

97 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Brookhaven, Mississippi as of August 29, 2015.
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 2013: $982 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $585 (0.8%)

Brookhaven satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.58 N, Longitude: 90.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,568 (+44.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,135 (79.3%)

Area code: 601

Brookhaven household income distribution Brookhaven home values distribution

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 4,713.85,263.73,821.53,753.52,480.82,340.22,272.02,960.91,274.9929.01,313.71,315.1
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 369.3383.5324.0263.7181.0195.2145.6220.4133.3191.8128.4125.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Brookhaven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brookhaven, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brookhaven-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 141% 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 slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from Brookhaven center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 435.0 miles away from Brookhaven center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 8, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookhaven topographic map

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 in Brookhaven:

  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI INC (224 1ST STREET)
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER-BROOKHAVEN (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, P O BOX 948/427 HIGHWAY 51 NORTH)
  • LINCOLN RESIDENTIAL CENTER (524 BROOKMAN DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Brookhaven:

  • RCG BROOKHAVEN (534 IRBY DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Brookhaven:

  • DEACONESS HOMECARE REGION II (P. O. BOX 3550)
  • SO MISS HH AND REHAB AGENCY (711 BROADWAY BOULEVARD)

Nursing Homes in Brookhaven:

  • COUNTRYBROOK LIVING CENTER (525 BROOKMAN DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - BROOK MANOR (519 BROOKMAN DRIVE)
  • HAVEN HALL HEALTH CARE CENTER (101 MILLS STREET)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SUB A (HIGHWAY 51 NORTH)
  • SILVER CROSS NH (503 SILVER CROSS DRIVE)

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 8 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • Alcorn State University (about 46 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Hinds Community College (about 47 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Jackson State University (about 52 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 53 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 68 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

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: 13,360, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 242 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-HEUCKS RET (Population served: 3,405, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 131 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-BEAUREGARD (Population served: 3,084, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-PLEASANT RID (Population served: 2,439, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 150 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-OLD RED STAR (Population served: 2,397, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-ZETUS (Population served: 2,067, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
LINCOLN RURAL W/A-BRIGNAL (Population served: 954, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.1%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.1% for Black 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

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, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Brookhaven compared to Mississippi state average:

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Mississippi average:

12.3

Brookhaven travel time to work - commute Brookhaven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,35472
Mainline Protestant2,33117
Black Protestant1,87710
Catholic4051
Other3242
None7,578-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Lincoln County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

33.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$23,026$30,7011$784
Other Government Administration 9$21,322$28,4290$0
Judicial and Legal 6$12,218$24,4360$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$71,508$26,0030$0
Police - Other 8$20,742$31,1132$2,430
Firefighters 36$113,318$37,7730$0
Fire - Other 1$2,062$24,7440$0
Streets and Highways 9$18,852$25,1360$0
Solid Waste Management 9$18,777$25,0361$1,019
Sewerage 9$22,691$30,2550$0
Parks and Recreation 7$19,793$33,9315$3,524
Totals for Government 136$344,309$30,3809$7,757

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)

4.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Copiah County, MS  0.58% ($27,646 average AGI)
from Pike County, MS  0.49% ($28,073)
from Lawrence County, MS  0.34% ($30,921)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Copiah County, MS  0.64% ($38,597 average AGI)
to Pike County, MS  0.47% ($31,019)
to Hinds County, MS  0.34% ($25,949)

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.)
Brookhaven fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Brookhaven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • $555,000Total costs
  • 8,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,072Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,350Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
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&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS4
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Honda1Waffle House1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
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