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People

Total Population 1,184
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 422
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 38.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,458
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $100,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 7.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brookneal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Campbell
Metro Area Lynchburg
Standard Zip Codes 24528
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.05
Longitude -78.944

Brookneal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BROOKNEAL
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station APPOMATTOX
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station SOUTH BOSTON
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altavista 3,464 $38,611
Charlotte Court House 736 $36,964
Drakes Branch 698 $43,125
Halifax 1,335 $69,167
Hurt 1,412 $46,176
Phenix 285 $43,438

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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