Brookneal, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,259. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,252 (-0.6% change)
Males: 558 (44.3%), Females: 701 (55.7%)

Campbell County

Zip code: 24528

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $25,938
Median house value: $53,900

Races in Brookneal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.0%)
  • Black (34.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.0%), Irish (7.9%), English (7.5%), German (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Italian (1.6%).

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brookneal

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookneal town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brookneal:

  • HALIFAX-SOUTH BOSTON COMM HOSP (about 20 miles; HALIFAX, VA)
  • CENTRAL VIRGINIA TRAINING CENTER (about 29 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • VIRGINIA BAPTIST HOSP & LYNCHBURG GENL (about 33 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookneal:

  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 26 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Abbreviation: LYH)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 43 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 73 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brookneal:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookneal:

  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 42 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 70 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Full-time enrollment: 22,324)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; DURHAM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 11,898)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 73 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
Public primary/middle school in Brookneal:

  • BROOKNEAL ELEM. (Students: 336; Location: 1330 CHARLOTTE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)