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Brookneal, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Brookneal is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Campbell County at latitude 37.0478 and longitude -78.9539. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 535 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Brookneal, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brookneal, Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Brookneal indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Brookneal (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brookneal: Brook Neal.

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Brookneal, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,185
Population in Households 1,150
Population in Familes 942
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 337
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 502
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 327
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $78,974
Average Home Value $93,139


Median Household Income $31,476
Average Household Income $38,118
Per Capita Income $15,601
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.51% 1.19%
Households 1.92% 1.28%
Families 2.87% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brookneal, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookneal to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 336 43rd
Population Density1 # 423 29th
Diversity Index2 # 250 58th
Median Household Income # 529 11th
Per Capita Income # 565 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.