Brownstown, Indiana

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Brownstown, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Brownstown, Indiana

Comparing Brownstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Age of the Population 4 6
Racial Diversity 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 4
Portion of People Married 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
People Living Alone 5 5

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Brownstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles SE of Bloomington, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles N of Louisville, Kentucky
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 47220
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.878
Longitude -86.041

Brownstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SEYMOUR 2 N
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Brownstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,978 100%
Male 1,369 46%
Female 1,609 54%
Under 18 797 26.8%
18+ 2,181 73.2%
65+ 514 17.3%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 2.96
White 2,941 98.8%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 7 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 15 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.6%

Estimated Brownstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,050
Growth 72
Growth % 2.4%

Brownstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.4%
German 28.4%
English 11.9%
Irish 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Italian 2%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Scottish 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
European 0.5%
Armenian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brownstown 2,978 $39,044
Austin 4,724 $33,267
Crothersville 1,570 $36,776
Jonesville 220 $48,750
Little York 185 $51,667
Medora 565 $31,111
Seymour 18,101 $43,357

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Brownstown High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

500 N ELM ST
Serves 527 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

150 E SR 250
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.

Brownstown Colleges

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1. Scottsburg, Indiana 85.5   31.6% 15.1% 11.2% 22 $37,083 7.3% 1.7% 6,040 15.5% 80.6 0.5% 7
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3. Watervliet, Michigan 81   27.9% 13.6% 8.7% 21 $42,391 6.1% 2.6% 1,843 6.9% 69.5 0.5% 6
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