Income/capita 69%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 48%
Income per capita$50,343$26,678$29,829
Median household income$71,743$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$126,022$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,760$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$51,293$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$42,258$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.4%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brookhaven is 69% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Brookhaven is 30% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brookhaven is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brookhaven is 2% higher than the national average

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      Brookhaven employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services7.9%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%8.7%
      Public administration2.2%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%2.4%
      Education, health & social services9.6%28.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berkeley Lake, GA1,924$120,795118%
      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17694%
      Avondale Estates, GA3,095$100,87182%
      Alpharetta, GA63,013$93,61369%
      Druid Hills, GA13,444$88,54260%
      Brookhaven, GA51,567$71,74330%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Casa Grande, AZ51,571$46,01717%
      Minnetonka, MN51,651$83,49651%
      Huntersville, NC51,701$90,63364%
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727$88,73360%
      Commerce City, CO51,731$67,78723%
      Brookhaven, GA51,567$71,74330%
      Source: The Brookhaven, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).