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Brookhaven is in Monongalia County, in the Morgantown metro area.
The latitude of Brookhaven is 39.611N. The longitude is -79.904W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,734.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookhaven demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monongalia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 26531 ZIP code.
19% of Brookhaven residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookhaven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookhaven was $15,518, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Brookhaven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brookhaven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $794.
Monongalia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brookhaven political report.
The average commute time for Brookhaven workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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