43.3% unemployed in Brookhaven in 2017


43.3 percent of Brookhaven residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 36.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Brookhaven population reached 2,893.

Out of 1,641 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Brookhaven for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
1,252
43.3
Employed
1,641
56.7
Employed in civilian labor force
1,641
56.7
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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