|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brookneal is 1,066. Brookneal, Virginia is the 9,949th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Brookneal was in 1990, when its population was 1,339. In 1990, Brookneal was the 8,495th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,949th largest city in the US. Brookneal is currently 20.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Brookneal has shrunk 15.3% since the year 2000. Brookneal, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9947||South Waverly, Pennsylvania||1,067||8.2%|
|9948||Velva, North Dakota||1,067||2.3%|
|9950||St. Michaels, Maryland||1,066||-11.6%|
The total voting age population of Brookneal, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 723. The voting age population is 42.0% male and 58.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.3% of the residents of Brookneal are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brookneal are 49.5% White, 47.7% Black and 2.7% Two or more races.
In Brookneal, 21.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.6%. On a per-household basis, 14.7% of families are below the poverty line in Brookneal.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.0% of Brookneal residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.9% of Brookneal residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.4% have a bachelor's degree and 2.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brookneal residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brookneal is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brookneal, 7.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brookneal is $40,000.
In Brookneal, 58.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.0% of housing units in Brookneal.
Of all the housing units in Brookneal, 16.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Brookneal, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brookneal is $778.
In Brookneal, 56.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.