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A fashionable yet family-friendly neighborhood.


Welcome to Brookhaven

A burgeoning young city striking a chord for residents.

Once considered the west Buckhead suburbs, Brookhaven incorporated as a city in 2012. Centered around Oglethorpe University, the area draws its character from a varied mix of residents in affluent country club subdivisions and academic enclaves, as well as a vibrant demographic of young professionals.

A fashionable yet family-friendly Dekalb county neighborhood balancing an interesting combination of trendy hotspots with traditional community enhancements. Strong infrastructure, proximity to major highways, and MARTA rail service add to the ease of Brookhaven living.

What to Expect

A planned cityscape designed to put residents at ease and foster camaraderie.

Brookhaven folks crow about the safety and walkability of the neighborhood. And for good reason. Creating a thriving live/work/shop community has been high priority as the young city strengthens its influence.

The Lifestyle

Cheery neighborhood activities and a lively entertainment scene.

Restaurants and nightlife add sophistication to the local flavor while a laid-back suburban feel prevails. Dynamic festivals and popular gatherings draw attention throughout the year.

Unexpected Appeal

Connectivity to other parts of the city.

The MARTA commuter rail gold line serves Brookhaven, giving an option to avoid the dreaded Atlanta traffic, and the Brookhaven branch of the Peachtree Greenway project will link into The Beltline accessing miles of pedestrian and bike trails paths throughout the city.

The Market

Diverse home offerings in high price-points.

Homes go quickly in Brookhaven, so if you find a place you love, be prepared to make a competitive offer on the spot. Inventory includes stately homes in impressive country clubs, winsome cottages, bungalows, dynamic mid-century renovations, and modern apartments/condos/townhome developments.

You'll Fall in Love With

Tree-lined neighborhoods, a strong school system, and convenient amenities.

Spending a day puttering around Brookhaven might end the debate on where to settle. Stroll with the kids, wave at the neighbors, meet friends at a cafe, or plan which park suits the group for the next rec sports challenge.


Trendy, Traditional, Family-Friendly, Young Professional, Great People-Watching, Transit, Residential, Walkable, Laidback, Parks & Rec, Festivals, Community, Spirit, Country Clubs, Energetic, Developing, Busy

Commute Times

Atlanta Airport 35m by train, 40m by car
Buckhead 10m by train, 10m by car
Downtown Atlanta 25m by train, 20m by car
Piedmont Park 25m by train, 20m by car


East to West
Clairmont Rd. & Chamblee Dunwoody Rd. to Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
North to South I-285N to Buford Hwy

Nearby Neighborhoods

Drew Valley, Ashford Park, HillsDale, Lynwood Park, Pine Hills, Cambridge Park, Buckhead, Chamblee, Dunwoody.





Overview for Brookhaven, GA

60,533 people live in Brookhaven, where the median age is 35.1 and the average individual income is $64,413.14. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

35.1 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Brookhaven, GA

Brookhaven has 26,225 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 60,533 people call Brookhaven home. The population density is 4,661.44 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

49.18 / 50.82%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Marital Status


Commute Time

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

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.
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Montclair Elementary School
Woodward Elementary School
Montgomery Elementary School
DeKalb PATH Academy Charter School
John Robert Lewis Elementary School
Ashford Park Elementary School
Kittredge Magnet School
St Martin's Episcopal School
Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School
The Piedmont School Of Atlanta

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