Brookville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,940 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brookville is the 478th largest community in New York.
Brookville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Brookville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.10% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Brookville is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Brookville to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
For a small village, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Brookville. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Brookville.
Brookville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Brookville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Despite being a small village, Brookville has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Brookville. 82.04% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brookville in 2018 was $152,221, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $608,884 for a family of four.
Brookville is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Brookville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brookville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Brookville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.24% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brookville include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.
Brookville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.15%.
The most common language spoken in Brookville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.