Brown County MN Information


Brown County Subdivisions

Brown County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,708
Daytime Population: Workers 16,399
Daytime Population: Residents 11,293
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,692
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 24,584
Population in Familes 19,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,124
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $52,893
Average Household Income $70,455
Per Capita Income $30,016


Total Housing Units 11,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,362 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,421 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 768 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $133,540
Average Home Value $160,610


Total Households 10,783
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 6,930
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.1%
Households 0.0% -0.03%
Families -0.09% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.63%


Brown County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 41 54th
Population Density # 33 63rd
Diversity Index # 65 26th
Median Household Income # 46 48th
Per Capita Income # 26 71st

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