Brown County, Illinois Population 2020

Brown County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,611 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Illinois is the 92nd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,556-55-0.83%
20176,611-16-0.24%
20166,627-121-1.79%
20156,748-85-1.24%
20146,833-30-0.44%
20136,863-25-0.36%
20126,88890.13%
20116,879-40-0.58%
20106,9191,08318.56%
19905,8364257.85%
19805,411-175-3.13%
19705,586-624-10.05%
19606,210-922-12.93%
19507,132-921-11.44%
19408,0531612.04%
19307,892-1,444-15.47%
19209,336-1,061-10.20%
191010,397-1,160-10.04%
190011,557-394-3.30%
189011,951-1,090-8.36%
188013,0418366.85%
187012,2052,26722.81%
18609,9382,74038.07%
18507,1983,01572.08%
18404,1830.00%

How Many People Live in Brown County, Illinois?

6,611

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,16877.42%
Black or African American1,36420.43%
Two or More Races660.99%
Asian370.55%
Some Other Race340.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.09%

Brown County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Brown County, Illinois Median Age

39


Total

38.5


Male

41


Female

Brown County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,629 adults, (949 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Illinois.

Brown County, Illinois Age Dependency

42.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,437

36.51%

Male

4,238

63.49%

Brown County, Illinois Households and Families

Brown County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brown County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All75.9%24.1%
Male70.4%29.6%
Female63.9%36.1%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0872.375.9
Married1,1042.9787.7
Non Family8011.2162.2
Female1553.0163.9
Male273.370.4

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brown County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1633.26%
9th to 12th Grade62312.47%
High School Graduate1,83836.80%
Some College1,19523.93%
Associates Degree4909.81%
Bachelors Degree50610.13%
Graduate Degree1793.58%

Brown County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5783,316663
Black1,13773917
Hispanic227101
Multiple Races49495
Other Race3010
Asian1212
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,131$45,267$35,000
Less Than High School$21,500$15,227$24,417
High School Grad$34,235$41,058$32,448
Some College$36,900$45,982$33,250
Bachelors Degree$49,178$53,977$40,938
Graduate Degree$47,000$45,250$53,750

$38,131

Average Earnings

$45,267

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Brown County, Illinois Language

Brown County, Illinois Language by Age

Brown County, Illinois Language

93.86% of Brown County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 6.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Brown County, Illinois Poverty

Brown County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,58346210.08%
Black231878.26%
Multiple6423.13%

10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Illinois is Black, with 78.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Illinois is Multiple, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.12%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.72%
High School10.12%
Some College7.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed90.00%
Male Employed5.78%
Female Employed4.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brown County, Illinois Income

Brown County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,762$67,824
Families$77,556$84,019
Married Families$84,000-
Non Families$31,985$40,517

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Brown County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Brown County, Illinois Veterans

408

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War44
Korea29
World War II5

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3468.33%
Black624.56%

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Illinois Employment Status

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.16%

Born in Illinois

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.90% of Brown County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 83.16% having been born in Illinois. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Brown County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Sterling20251938-87-4.30%
Versailles478456-22-4.60%
Mound Station122119-3-2.46%
Ripley8684-2-2.33%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990