Brownstown, Illinois Population 2024

677

Brownstown is a city located in Fayette County Illinois. Brownstown has a 2024 population of 677. Brownstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 689 in 2020.

The average household income in Brownstown is $61,260 with a poverty rate of 28.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brownstown is 34.3 years, 27.6 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Brownstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brownstown was:

  • White: 98.13%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
887.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.74% (-12)
The current population of Brownstown, Illinois is 677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 689.

Brownstown, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White73598.13%
Native American101.34%
Two or more races40.53%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brownstown Population by Race

Brownstown Population Pyramid 2024

Brownstown Median Age

34.3

Total

27.6

Male

38.3

Female

Brownstown Adults

There are 542 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Brownstown.

Brownstown Age Dependency

79.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownstown Sex Ratio

Female36949.27%
Male38050.73%

Brownstown Population by Age

Brownstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2592.8961.838.2
Married1033.2677.722.3
Non Family771.1957.142.9
Female453.4235.664.4
Male344.9158.841.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brownstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.82%
9th to 12th Grade9218.59%
High School Graduate21443.23%
Some College10521.21%
Associates Degree428.48%
Bachelors Degree234.65%
Graduate Degree102.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brownstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White47937833
Native American10100
2+ Races440
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.89%.

Brownstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,813$41,071$38,264
Less Than 9th Grade$2,589$0$0
High School Graduate$39,583$42,143$38,333
Some College$44,375$55,500$32,250
Bachelors Degree$0$0$41,250
Graduate Degree$68,750$0$0

$38,813

Average Earnings

$41,071

Average Male

$38,264

Average Female

Brownstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brownstown Language

96.21% of Brownstown residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Brownstown Language

Brownstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White73221128.83%
Hispanic33100%

28.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.89%

Male Poverty Rate

24.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is White, with 28.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 65.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.85%.

Brownstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.37%
High School18.69%
Bachelors or Greater12.12%
Some College10.88%

Brownstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.78%
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Employed16.15%
Male Employed12.1%

Brownstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,841$61,260
Families$53,500$66,452
Married Families$82,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,438$39,414

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brownstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brownstown 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 55-64.

Brownstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brownstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea8
Vietnam7
First Gulf War1
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Brownstown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+14
65 to 746
55 to 643
35 to 541
18 to 340

Brownstown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White244.55%

Brownstown Veterans by Race

Brownstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brownstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brownstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brownstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.92%

Born in Brownstown

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Brownstown residents were born in the United States, with 90.92% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brownstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029662-3-0.45%
2028665-3-0.45%
2027668-3-0.45%
2026671-3-0.45%
2025674-3-0.44%
2024677-3-0.44%
2023680-3-0.44%
2022683-5-0.73%
2021688-1-0.15%
2020689-49-6.64%
2019738-1-0.14%
2018739-7-0.94%
2017746-1-0.13%
2016747-11-1.45%
2015758-1-0.13%
2014759-4-0.52%
201376300%
2012763-4-0.52%
201176720.26%
201076500%

Brownstown Population by Year