Brownstown, Pennsylvania

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Brownstown, Pennsylvania

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Brownstown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 9% Brownstown Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Brownstown Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Brownstown, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Brownstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17508
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.123
Longitude -76.214

Brownstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Brownstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 883 100%
Male 424 48%
Female 459 52%
Under 18 190 21.5%
18+ 693 78.5%
65+ 164 18.6%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.94
White 877 99.3%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Brownstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 834
Growth -49
Growth % -5.5%

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
German 29.8%
Slovak 19%
Polish 10.5%
Italian 6.3%
Irish 5.9%
Hungarian 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
English 2.2%
Greek 2.2%
US/American 2%
Russian 1.5%
Scottish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Serbian 1.1%
European 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Croatian 0.7%
Slovene 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Macedonian 0.3%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brownstown 883 $36,645
Akron 4,046 $53,365
Ephrata 13,213 $48,213
Lancaster 56,348 $34,623
Lititz 9,029 $52,028
New Holland 5,092 $50,758
Roseville 207 $24,821
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