Brownville, New York

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Brownville, New York

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High Points

Brownville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Brownville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Brownville Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Brownville Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Brownville Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Brownville Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Brownville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Brownville, New York

Comparing Brownville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4
People Above Poverty 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 9

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Brownville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 13615
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.006
Longitude -75.984

Brownville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 48.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Brownville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,022 100%
Male 472 46.2%
Female 550 53.8%
Under 18 251 24.6%
18+ 771 75.4%
65+ 160 15.7%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,002 98%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Brownville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,047
Growth 25
Growth % 2.4%

Brownville 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
Irish 18.1%
German 15.3%
English 12%
US/American 12%
French (except Basque) 10.6%
Italian 7.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
French Canadian 4.2%
Canadian 2.4%
Polish 2.2%
Dutch 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Norwegian 1%
Ukrainian 1%
Romanian 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
British 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Brownville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Paddy Hill (13615)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brownville 1,022 $44,881
Calcium 3,346 $30,000
Chaumont 592 $49,107
Dexter 1,120 $40,000
Glen Park 487 $42,500
Sackets Harbor 1,386 $51,397
Watertown 26,705 $36,115

Brownville Public Libraries

Brownville-glen Park Library Association
Brownville, New York
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