Brookhaven, GA Economy


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Brookhaven, GA is a charming suburb located in the heart of Georgia. It has all the amenities of a major city with small-town charm and close proximity to nature. Popular attractions include Heritage Park, Skyland Park, and Brookhaven Beach. Major employers in Brookhaven include MARTA Atlanta, Piedmont Healthcare, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The cost of living in Brookhaven is slightly higher than the US average due to the higher rental prices for a two bedroom home which is on average $2,170 compared to the US average of $1,430. Additionally, grocery costs are about 5% higher than average as well. Despite these slightly elevated prices however, Brookhaven makes up for it by providing an excellent quality of life with stunning scenery and plenty of employment opportunities.

Brookhaven has an unemployment rate of 2.4%. The US average is 6.0%.

Brookhaven has seen the job market increase by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 47.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Brookhaven
- The Sales Tax Rate for Brookhaven is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Brookhaven is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Brookhaven
- The average income of a Brookhaven resident is $46,429 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Brookhaven resident is $105,464 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

Income by Population Percent

  EconomyBrookhaven, GeorgiaUnited States
  2.46
  -5.1%-6.2%
  47.4%33.5%
  8.0%6.2%
  5.8%4.6%
  $67,388$37,638
  $105,464$69,021
  $152,143$85,028
  Population by Occupation
  0.0%1.2%
  0.1%0.5%
  6.3%6.8%
  4.5%10.0%
  4.1%2.5%
  7.1%11.0%
  1.9%4.8%
  0.4%0.8%
  4.6%1.9%
  9.2%4.7%
  3.6%1.9%
  21.6%7.6%
  0.4%0.1%
  5.7%4.2%
  6.7%9.3%
  8.7%14.0%
  1.5%2.1%
  6.0%7.0%
  4.5%4.8%
  3.0%4.7%
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