Brown County IL Information


Brown County Subdivisions

Brown County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,745
Population in Households 4,635
Population in Familes 3,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,110
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $47,147
Average Household Income $59,793
Per Capita Income $20,781


Total Housing Units 2,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,617 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $93,257
Average Home Value $127,922


Total Households 2,040
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,289
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.41%
Households -0.34% -0.49%
Families -0.52% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.76%


Brown County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 93 10th
Population Density # 92 11th
Diversity Index # 17 84th
Median Household Income # 71 31st
Per Capita Income # 101 2nd

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