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Browns, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Browns had a population of 131 as of July 1, 2016. Browns ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Browns is located at latitude 38.3775 and longitude -87.9831 in Edwards County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Browns (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The Village of Browns (GNIS ID: 2397472) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Browns is located within Browns Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edwards County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Browns population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Browns: Frazier.

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Browns, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 131
Population in Households 131
Population in Familes 119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 449
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $92,188
Average Home Value $129,082


Median Household Income $56,424
Average Household Income $77,078
Per Capita Income $33,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.46%
Households -0.55% -0.35%
Families 0.71% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Browns, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Browns to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1284 6th
Population Density1 # 1116 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1258 8th
Median Household Income # 513 63rd
Per Capita Income # 239 83rd

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