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Brownton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brownton had a population of 666 as of July 1, 2015. Brownton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownton is located at latitude 44.7326 and longitude -94.3511 in McLeod County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brownton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLeod County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Brownton has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownton: City of Brownton.

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Brownton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 666
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 540
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,734
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $96,134
Average Home Value $110,845
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,268
Average Household Income $58,362
Per Capita Income $24,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.53% -1.9%
Households -2.23% -1.71%
Families -1.81% -1.86%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

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Brownton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownton to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 444 51st
Population Density1 # 97 89th
Diversity Index2 # 267 70th
Median Household Income # 412 55th
Per Capita Income # 578 36th

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