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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

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Welcome to Brookhaven

An affluent suburb of Atlanta and foodie paradise
 
When looking for the perfect balance between suburban luxury and city life, Brookhaven should be your top choice. As charming as its name suggests, Brookhaven is an active in-town suburb of Atlanta sprinkled with beautiful parks and majestic homes. You will find everything from trendy shopping plazas to local hiking trails, but Brookhaven is often best praised for its restaurant scene.
 
From charming historic residences to modern, sleek designs, Brookhaven homes for sale suit different tastes and lifestyles. The architectural landscape showcases a blend of classic Southern charm and contemporary aesthetics
 

What to Love

 
  • Beautiful parks for every kind of outdoor recreation
  • Neighborhoods are clustered together, giving residents easy access to activities
  • Exquisite local restaurants
  • Year-round family-friendly festivals
  • Stunning tree-lined neighborhoods
  • Picturesque golf courses

Local Lifestyle

 
Life in Brookhaven focuses on wholesome family fun. Brookhaven is known for its classic design, great schools, and frequent family-friendly community events. You will often see your neighbors outdoors enjoying one of the many beautiful parks or exploring the great selection of top-notch restaurants in the area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
You will find no end to wonderful restaurants and shopping opportunities in Brookhaven. Arnette's Chop Shop is a fine-dining steakhouse of unbelievable quality and breathtaking decor. Enjoy huge portions of steak, seafood, and handmade desserts under soft amber globes.
 
The Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub is a charming place to catch lunch. You'll be delighted to find an airy, warm wood dining room within and local art on the walls. Enjoy the finest of pub classics, including stacked burgers, calamari, and southern breakfast.
 
If you're craving fine Italian cuisine, head to Valenza on Dresden Dr. With a specialty Northern Italian menu, you will delight in exquisite Venitian dining in the industrial modern dining room or beautiful garden terrace.
 
The Haven Restaurant & Bar is a delightful mix of upscale and relaxed. Enjoy southern fare with a gourmet twist, as every dish reflects artistry in the kitchen. The wood-paneled dining and terrace blend the casual and formal dining experience.
 
The Verde Taqueria is a local favorite serving an incredible selection of tacos and classic Mexican cuisine. Enjoy dainty tapas or large-portion dinners, delicious margaritas, and a lively local atmosphere.
 
To sate your sweet tooth, head to Southern Custard, which is just as delicious as it sounds. This local ice cream shop has absolutely everything from homemade waffle cones to loaded sundaes and, of course, a cooler of custard to take home.
 

Things to Do

 
Brookhaven has a rich selection of both outdoor and indoor things to do around town. The Capital City Country Club is at the heart of the city with its picturesque golf courses and private lake, not to mention the pools, sports courts, and other club amenities. The Peachtree Golf Club is another place for golf enthusiasts to enjoy a private range of courses nestled between Peachtree Road and Ashford Dunwoody.
 
Discover the most exciting shopping at Brookhaven Village. Half restaurants, half beautiful red-brick shops, you'll love the delightful mix of vendors and fare to explore. Town Brookhaven is a live, work, play development with hip boutiques, popular local restaurants, a dine-in movie theater, and events peppered throughout the year in the central courtyard. This is one of several upscale shopping hubs in Brookhaven.
 
For baseball games and football practice, head to Murphey Candler Park. There are 12 total baseball fields, two football fields, and a row of tennis courts along a beautiful interior lake and wooded area with new wide trails winding throughout. For nonstop tennis, head over to Blackburn Park. While there is a charming playground for young children and some lovely outdoor walking trails, Blackburn is also home to 18 tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, and a football practice field.
 

Schools

 
Brookhaven has some award-winning schools, both public and private. The neighborhood is also the proud home of Oglethorpe University.
 
  • Public Schools
    • Dekalb County Schools: Pre-K - Grade 12
  • Private Schools
    • Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School: Pre-K - Grade 8
    • Marist School: Grades 7-12
    • St Martin in the Fields: Pre-K - Grade 8
 

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

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Education Level

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  • High School Degree
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23,632

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$67,388

Average individual Income

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Around BROOKHAVEN, GA

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

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including International Beverage, IndoEats Foodmart, and Balance Yoga.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.11 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.86 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.9 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.25 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in BROOKHAVEN, GA

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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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