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Brownsdale, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Brownsdale had a population of 671 as of July 1, 2016. Brownsdale 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 Brownsdale is located at latitude 43.7403 and longitude -92.8681 in Mower County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brownsdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mower County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The City of Brownsdale (GNIS ID: 2393440) 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 Brownsdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsdale: City of Brownsdale.

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Brownsdale, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 671
Population in Households 671
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,384
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $124,554
Average Home Value $149,892


Median Household Income $53,058
Average Household Income $68,745
Per Capita Income $28,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.06%
Households -0.23% -0.07%
Families 0.82% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Brownsdale, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsdale to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 443 51st
Population Density1 # 161 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 238 73rd
Median Household Income # 447 51st
Per Capita Income # 396 56th

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