Brookville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,605 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brookville is the 418th 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.
Brookville is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brookville is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookville who work in management occupations (19.76%), sales jobs (11.96%), and healthcare (11.96%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Brookville area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Brookville maintain a good economy.
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.
One downside of living in Brookville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brookville, the average commute to work is 30.99 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Brookville, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Brookville is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Brookville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Brookville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 77.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brookville in 2018 was $105,137, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $420,548 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 11.46% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brookville include Italian, Irish, German, Russian, and Polish.
Brookville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.77%.
The most common language spoken in Brookville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.