Brookhaven

Where Historic Charm Meets Urban Sophistication

A dynamic city in DeKalb County offering a perfect mix of Southern charm and modern living. Just northeast of Atlanta, Brookhaven boasts rich history, diverse communities, and vibrant culture. Enjoy the green spaces of Murphey Candler and Blackburn Parks, or dive into the arts at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art and Brookhaven Arts Festival. With diverse dining along Dresden Drive, shopping at Town Brookhaven, and top-rated schools, it's an ideal place for families and anyone looking for a blend of tranquility and urban amenities. Experience Brookhaven's unique character, from historic homes to contemporary residences, and join a community that values heritage and modern conveniences alike.

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Overview for Brookhaven, GA

54,902 people live in Brookhaven, where the median age is 34.6 and the average individual income is $67,388. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,902

Total Population

34.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$67,388

Average individual Income

Around Brookhaven, GA

There's plenty to do around Brookhaven, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

65
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Bean Counter Northpark, IndoEats Foodmart, and Zion Rice Cake Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.11 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.34 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.11 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookhaven, GA

Brookhaven has 23,632 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Brookhaven do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 54,902 people call Brookhaven home. The population density is 4,678.37 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

54,902

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.6

Median Age

48.59 / 51.41%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,632

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$67,388

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Brookhaven, GA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Brookhaven. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kittredge Magnet School
PUBLIC
4th - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Montgomery Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Montclair Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Woodward Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ashford Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
St Martin's Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
DeKalb PATH Academy Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
John Robert Lewis Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
The Piedmont School Of Atlanta
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

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