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Demographics

People

Total Population710
Male Share of the Population44.2%
Female Share of the Population55.8%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+284
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,908
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,278
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,588

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,000
% Above Poverty Level77.6%
% Below Poverty Level22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work6%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone23%
Median Gross Rent$596
Median House Value$53,400

Ancestry

German18.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
Irish15.6%
English7.7%
Italian2.3%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque1%
Norwegian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Polish0.3%
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Brownstown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fayette County
Standard Zip Codes62418
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.99
Approximate Longitude-88.95

Brownstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationVANDALIA
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationEFFINGHAM
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationCARLYLE RESERVOIR
Distance33.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altamont2,314$48,929
Farina647$51,500
Ramsey1,374$43,661

Brownstown Public Schools

Brownstown Elem School
460 W South St
ZIP: 62418
(618) 427-3368
Primary
Total Enrollment 226
Brownstown High School
421 S College Ave
ZIP: 62418
(618) 427-3839
High
Total Enrollment 103
Brownstown Jr High School
421 S College Ave
ZIP: 62418
(618) 427-3839
Middle
Total Enrollment 45
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