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Brookhaven, West Virginia

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Census Data for Brookhaven ...

As far as we can tell, Brookhaven has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Brookhaven, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
 Morgantown30,855   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
 Fairmont18,622   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Uniontown (PA)9,942   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Monongalia County ...

Brookhaven is located in Monongalia County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Monongalia County.

Population Rings for Brookhaven ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Brookhaven and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Brookhaven. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Brookhaven, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]539,684+9.48%
10 mi   [16 km]841,954+8.84%
15 mi   [24 km]1767,752+5.06%
20 mi   [32 km]2984,503+3.97%
25 mi   [40 km]39105,860+2.46%
30 mi   [48 km]54127,347+1.9%

Miscellaneous Information for Brookhaven ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Monongalia County or the community of Brookhaven:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Brookhaven:

GNIS ID for Brookhaven: 1553981

GNIS ID for Monongalia County: 1550037

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 061 (Monongalia County)

Place Code: 10420 (Brookhaven)

State & County Code: 54/061 (West Virginia / Monongalia County)

State & Place Code: 54/10420 (West Virginia / Brookhaven)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Brookhaven is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Brookhaven.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brookhaven. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Brookhaven. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brookhaven) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brookhaven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brookhaven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookhaven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6117, Longitude: -79.9045     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookhaven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brookhaven.