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Brownsdale, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Brownsdale had a population of 672 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsdale: City of Brownsdale.

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


Total Population 672
Daytime Population: Workers 125
Daytime Population: Residents 318
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 672
Population in Familes 564
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,386
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $55,005
Average Household Income $73,411
Per Capita Income $30,451


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $156,304


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 202
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 -0.08% -0.06%
Households -0.1% -0.07%
Families 0.85% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   4.31%

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, 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 # 442 51st
Population Density # 162 82nd
Diversity Index # 247 73rd
Median Household Income # 449 50th
Per Capita Income # 343 62nd

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