Brooksville, Mississippi

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Brooksville is a town in Noxubee County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 1,182 as of the 2000 census.



Brooksville is located at 33°13′58″N 88°34′54″W / 33.23278°N 88.58167°W / 33.23278; -88.58167 (33.232853, -88.581600)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,182 people, 439 households, and 305 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,189.1 people per square mile (461.0/km²). There were 480 housing units at an average density of 482.9/sq mi (187.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 19.12% White, 79.61% African American, 0.17% Asian, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population.

There were 439 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.2% were married couples living together, 33.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $16,146, and the median income for a family was $20,804. Males had a median income of $26,513 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,001. About 38.0% of families and 44.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 57.9% of those under age 18 and 25.2% of those age 65 or over.


The town of Brooksville is served by the Noxubee County School District.


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