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Brownstown, Illinois - Basic Facts

Brownstown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Brownstown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 38.9959 and longitude -88.9528. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Brownstown (see map) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 2014 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 # 781 43rd
Population Density1 # 741 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1097 21st
Median Household Income # 1338 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1334 2nd

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

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Brownstown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 789
Population in Households 789
Population in Familes 648
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,019
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $64,356
Average Home Value $66,589
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,503
Average Household Income $41,392
Per Capita Income $15,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 0.45%
Households 0.88% 0.33%
Families 1.27% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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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