Brookhaven is a census-designated place situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
The noise levels in Brookhaven are reasonably low, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although that is not the case near the railway line.
The predominant housing types in Brookhaven are single detached homes and row houses. This census-designated place also has a selection of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the dwellings in the census-designated place are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. The median year of construction for houses in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is 1971.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Brookhaven. With regards to food, getting to the nearest supermarket on foot is an option for some, but not all, property owners in this census-designated place. Residents of Brookhaven can enjoy a few restaurants as well.
Brookhaven is very car friendly. It is very easy to access a place to park. However, traveling by public transit is very hard in Brookhaven. Many of the homes for sale in this census-designated place are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking because running daily errands is difficult on foot.