Brownstown is a city located in Fayette County Illinois. Brownstown has a 2020 population of 715. Brownstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -5.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 756 in 2010.
The average household income in Brownstown is $75,169 with a poverty rate of 30.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $69,000. The median age in Brownstown is 35.1 years, 35.2 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brownstownwas:
99.37% of Brownstown residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is White, with 30.08% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.16%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Brownstown
100.00% of Brownstown residents were born in the United States, with 89.61% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.