Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 8,039 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 3,875  (48.2%)
Females: 4,164  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19015.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,196 (it was $48,289 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$71,196
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,411 (it was $23,706 in 2000)

Brookhaven borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $222,338 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Brookhaven:

$222,338
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $213,211; detached houses: $242,660; townhouses or other attached units: $183,806; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,670; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,691

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,194.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brookhaven: 103.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.3%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brookhaven, PA (2010)
    • 7,28190.9%White alone
    • 2913.6%Black alone
    • 1612.0%Hispanic
    • 1511.9%Asian alone
    • 1111.4%Two or more races
    • 60.07%American Indian alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania as of September 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brookhaven is 367 to 1.


Crime rates in Brookhaven by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
2
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(50.8)
3
(38.2)
9
(115.3)
10
(127.0)
5
(62.3)
3
(37.4)
8
(99.7)
9
(111.8)
10
(123.8)
1
(12.4)
8
(98.9)
9
(111.5)
13
(161.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(114.2)
19
(241.9)
12
(153.7)
6
(76.2)
11
(137.1)
8
(99.6)
5
(62.3)
6
(74.5)
1
(12.4)
4
(49.5)
7
(86.5)
3
(37.2)
6
(74.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(190.3)
19
(241.9)
20
(256.2)
23
(292.0)
38
(473.6)
27
(336.2)
27
(336.5)
18
(223.6)
14
(173.4)
15
(185.5)
8
(98.9)
9
(111.5)
7
(87.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
150
(1,903)
193
(2,457)
153
(1,960)
237
(3,009)
189
(2,355)
160
(1,992)
139
(1,733)
143
(1,777)
117
(1,449)
90
(1,113)
71
(877.6)
92
(1,139)
117
(1,455)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(101.5)
15
(190.9)
12
(153.7)
9
(114.3)
6
(74.8)
7
(87.2)
6
(74.8)
6
(74.5)
4
(49.5)
8
(98.9)
1
(12.4)
5
(61.9)
7
(87.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
15
(190.5)
4
(49.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)135.6190.3209.9203.3179.5141.3141.2151.1133.579.090.0109.1134.7

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City-data.com crime index in Brookhaven, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (18.1%), Italian (12.8%), Polish (9.5%), English (5.3%), American (4.8%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1945

Elevation: 119 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 4,737 people per square mile   (average).

Brookhaven, Pennsylvania map

425 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.4% Africa, 1.0% Asia).

This borough:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,001 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,252 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (7.9 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (15.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Parkside borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Upland borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Rose Valley borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Chester Township, PA (1.3 miles ),
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA (1.4 miles ),
Nether Providence Township, PA (1.4 miles ),
Chester, PA (1.4 miles ),
Woodlyn, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 75.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,254 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 471 (11.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Brookhaven, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brookhaven, PA in 2017
Brookhaven satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Brookhaven, PA
Historical housing units in Brookhaven, PA
Most common industries in Brookhaven, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Brookhaven, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Electricians (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brookhaven, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.287. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.287
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.09
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.444. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.444
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00243
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Brookhaven-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Brookhaven borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookhaven-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from Brookhaven center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from Brookhaven center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 330.6 miles away from Brookhaven center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookhaven topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brookhaven:

  • THE BELVEDERE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHESTER, PA)
  • CHESTER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHESTER, PA)
  • ELWYN NETHER PROVIDENCE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WALLINGFORD, PA)
  • WALLINGFORD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALLINGFORD, PA)
  • WALLINGFORD,THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALLINGFORD, PA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF CHESTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHESTER, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SWARTHMORE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SWARTHMORE, PA)

Amtrak stations near Brookhaven:

  • 11 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookhaven:

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 2 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Neumann University (about 3 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 7 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • University of the Sciences (about 12 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 12 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Villanova University (about 12 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)

Private high school in Brookhaven:

  • THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 356, Location: 4301 CHANDLER DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Brookhaven:

  • COEBOURN EL SCH (Students: 270, Location: 1 COEBOURN BOULEVARD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Brookhaven:

  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 26, Location: 201 RADIO PARK LN, Grades: KG-7)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brookhaven: Brookhaven Borough Hall (A), Bridgewater Station (B), Morgans Station (C), Brookhaven Fire Company 1 Station 25 Suite 25 (D), Brookhaven Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Plaza 352 Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ohey Sholom Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Racquetball Racque Health Ftnss Club Inc (4901 Chester Creek Road).

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Brookhaven in 2000:

  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Banks with branches in Brookhaven (2011 data):

  • The Bryn Mawr Trust Company: Brookhaven Branch at 3218 Edgmont Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/09: Bank assets: $1,755.3 mil, Deposits: $1,387.9 mil, headquarters in Bryn Mawr, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brookhaven Branch at 3611 Edgemont Avenue, branch established on 1814/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Brookhaven Branch at 4235 Edgemont Avenue, branch established on 1997/11/22. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pathmark Supermarket Branch at 5005 Edgemont Avenue, branch established on 2000/04/28. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Brookhaven Branch at 5001 Edgemont Avenue, branch established on 1972/02/28. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Brookhaven:

Marital status in Brookhaven, PA
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Brookhaven:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brookhaven
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brookhaven, PA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
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: 103
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Delaware County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
This county:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Delaware County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brookhaven:

48.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Brookhaven:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brookhaven:

10.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brookhaven:

34.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brookhaven:

77.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brookhaven, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$59,410$89,11511$20,292
Streets and Highways 5$13,831$33,1940$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,302$51,6243$2,367
Police - Other 1$3,429$41,1486$1,935
Other Government Administration 1$3,746$44,9529$2,349
Financial Administration 1$3,631$43,5723$3,233
Firefighters 0$0 2$450
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$332
Health 0$0 2$2,108
Fire - Other 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 17$88,349$62,36438$33,516

Brookhaven government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,257,000 ($156.36)
    Sewerage: $800,000 ($99.51)
    General - Other: $693,000 ($86.20)
    Regular Highways: $477,000 ($59.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $375,000 ($46.65)
    General Public Buildings: $266,000 ($33.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000 ($22.39)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($13.43)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($10.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $77,000 ($9.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($8.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($5.97)
    Health - Other: $44,000 ($5.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($17.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($12.69)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($4.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,653,000 ($205.62)

Brookhaven government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,059,000 ($131.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $360,000 ($44.78)
    Other: $66,000 ($8.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($3.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($4.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($3.36)
    Other: $16,000 ($1.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $116,000 ($14.43)
    Rents: $68,000 ($8.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($4.48)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($1.37)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $149,000 ($18.53)
    Other: $135,000 ($16.79)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,718,000 ($213.71)
    Individual Income: $989,000 ($123.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $464,000 ($57.72)
    Public Utility License: $173,000 ($21.52)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $153,000 ($19.03)

Brookhaven government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000 ($482.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,708,000 ($461.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,377,000 ($295.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,210,000 ($274.91)

Brookhaven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,492,000 ($309.99)

4.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.74% ($50,820 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($114,050)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.51% ($96,517)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,488 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.31% ($45,190 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($97,712)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.58% ($92,262)
Businesses in Brookhaven, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
Burger King1Kmart1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Cricket Wireless1McDonald's1
DHL1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry2Pathmark1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS3
Giant1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookhaven:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookhaven:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNR (89.5 FM; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WIDENER COLLEGE)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookhaven:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Brookhaven fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brookhaven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • 40,960Total average daily traffic
  • 1,756Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,529Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brookhaven)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4206 Edgemont Ave (Lat: 39.873056 Lon: -75.389722), Call Sign: WQBV326,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 12/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 39.880083 Lon: -75.395778, Call Sign: WRCY245,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2019, Expiration Date: 02/25/2029, Certifier: Tony Varallo, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 1, 308 Dutton Mill Rd (Lat: 39.877333 Lon: -75.406306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.1 m, Overall height: 63.1 m, Call Sign: WPWF809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.375 MHz, 948.625 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2002, Expiration Date: 05/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2003, Certifier: William P Fenton, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 457-7145, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PA-PHL5340A, 5003 Edgemont Ave (Lat: 39.878833 Lon: -75.397056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 28.3 m, Overall height: 29.3 m, Call Sign: WQKT683,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2009, Expiration Date: 09/10/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL5335A, 4007 Edgemont Avenue (Lat: 39.872500 Lon: -75.387194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WQKX830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2009, Expiration Date: 10/21/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • KNOWLTON, Lat: 39.879417 Lon: -75.398278, Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • PA-PHL424A, 507 West Dutton Mill Road (Lat: 39.856333 Lon: -75.421306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQPH673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/21/2022, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 1, 308 Dutton Mill Rd (Lat: 39.877333 Lon: -75.406306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62.1 m, Overall height: 63.1 m, Call Sign: WHS405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.375 MHz, 948.625 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/1983, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2010, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 828-1889, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brookhaven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56G , Serial Number: 19099, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Cziraky, 175 Meadowbrook Ln, Brookhaven, PA 19015
  • Aircraft: BEECH 23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2364L , Serial Number: M-200, Year manufactured: 1963, Certificate Issue Date: 12/02/1968
    Registrant (Individual): George W Vankirk, 402 Edwards Drive, Brookhaven, PA 19015
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/18/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$153,60961$153,721227$145,29520$45,4506$84,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$179,0004$133,75023$180,1303$14,6671$144,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$122,50010$117,80078$164,70528$53,9296$80,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$143,8897$135,28647$154,4473$75,6671$154,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$149,5000$09$180,5562$127,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4062.01 , 4062.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$187,4506$181,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$160,0001$180,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$135,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$152,0002$160,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4062.01 , 4062.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brookhaven, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brookhaven, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 68 took place in 2018, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brookhaven, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.1%), and Outside Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brookhaven, PA
    • 33767.1%Structure Fires
    • 11723.3%Outside Fires
    • 377.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brookhaven, PA
Most common first names in Brookhaven, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21473.3 years
William16772.6 years
Mary14679.2 years
Joseph10471.6 years
James8867.4 years
George8175.3 years
Charles7475.1 years
Robert7370.8 years
Margaret6977.4 years
Anna6878.9 years
Most common last names in Brookhaven, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3472.9 years
Johnson2177.0 years
Davis1872.8 years
Brown1877.9 years
Thompson1782.4 years
Miller1771.8 years
Jones1575.1 years
Moore1473.9 years
Wright1477.7 years
Taylor1471.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brookhaven, PA
  • 62.3%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brookhaven, PA
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brookhaven compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Brookhaven on our top lists:

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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