Brownstown, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brownstown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Brownstown had a population of 776 as of July 1, 2015. Brownstown ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Brownstown is located at latitude 38.9943 and longitude -88.9553 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brownstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Village of Brownstown 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownstown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Brownstown, IL Boundary Map

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Brownstown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 776
Population in Households 776
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,002
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $66,584
Average Home Value $68,541
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,773
Average Household Income $45,423
Per Capita Income $17,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.28%
Households 0.39% 0.2%
Families 0.66% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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Brownstown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownstown to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 786 43rd
Population Density1 # 749 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1092 20th
Median Household Income # 1276 7th
Per Capita Income # 1306 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.