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Overview

Introduction to Brownsburg, Indiana

Brownsburg, Indiana, in Hendricks county, is 13 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Indianapolis metropolitan area with.

Brownsburg History

James B. Brown was the first settler in this area, and the town was named after him. He arrived here in 1824 when the are was just a dense, unbroken stretch of wilderness. Four years later, Brown Township had its first log schoolhouse. In 1863, it was divided into Brown Township and Lincoln Township. The area had its first post office in 1836 and the first election here was held in 1848.

Brownsburg and nearby Attractions

  • Eagle Creek Park
  • Eagle Creek Reservoir
  • Arbuckle Acres
  • Williams Park
  • Bulldog Aquatic Center
  • Vic Overman Sportsfield Park

Things To Do In Brownsburg

The Town of Brownsburg provides opportunities for a diverse range of activities. The Parks and Recreations Department maintains several parks with varied facilities around the city, and also organizes special programs and events throughout the year. The Brownsburg Community Recreation Center has an aerobics room, gymnasiums, a fitness room and meeting rooms.

Brownsburg Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is a short drive away.

Brownsburg Higher Education

Butler University, Indiana University and Ivy Tech State College are all in the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,072
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+12,861
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.1%
Median Earnings25+$41,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,107
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,874

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,469
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,024
Median House Value$153,000

Ancestry

German22.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.7%
Irish13.4%
English11.7%
Italian3.6%
Scottish3.3%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish2.4%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh1.4%
Norwegian0.8%
African0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Russian0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Greek0.5%
Romanian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovene0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Brownsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hendricks County
Standard Zip Codes46112
Phone Area Codes317
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude39.84
Approximate Longitude-86.39

Brownsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWHITESTOWN
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationCRAWFORDSVILLE 5 S
Distance29.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationFRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avon15,712$104,410
Clermont1,439$68,929
Lizton547$62,273
Pittsboro3,181$86,858
Plainfield30,318$72,265
Speedway12,145$53,411

Brownsburg Public Libraries

Brownsburg Public Library
450 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET
Brownsburg, Indiana
(317) 852-3167

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Brownsburg Public Schools

Brown Elementary Sch
340 Stadium Dr
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1498
Primary
Total Enrollment 650
Brownsburg Early Childhood Center
111 Eastern Ave
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1046
Primary
Total Enrollment 195
Brownsburg East Middle School
1250 E Airport Rd
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-2386
Middle
Total Enrollment 1035
Brownsburg High School
1000 S Odell St
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-2258
High
Total Enrollment 2442
Brownsburg West Middle School
1555 S Odell St
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-3143
Middle
Total Enrollment 914
Cardinal Elementary Sch
3590 S Hornaday Rd
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1036
Primary
Total Enrollment 621
Delaware Trail Elementary School
3680 S Hornaday Rd
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1062
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
Eagle Elementary Sch
555 Sycamore
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1050
Primary
Total Enrollment 631
Reagan Elementary
4845 Bulldog Way
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-1060
Primary
Total Enrollment 616
White Lick Elementary School
1400 S Odell St
ZIP: 46112
(317) 852-3126
Primary
Total Enrollment 581

Brownsburg Private Schools

Bethesda Christian Schools
7950 N County Road 650 E
ZIP: 46112
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 318
St Malachy Parish School
330 N Green St
ZIP: 46112
Elementary
Total Enrollment 401
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