Brownstown, Indiana Population 2021

5,385
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Brownstown is a city located in Jackson County Indiana. Brownstown has a 2020 population of 5,385. It is also the county seat of Jackson County. Brownstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,558 in 2010. Brownstown reached it's highest population of 5,600 in 2013.

The average household income in Brownstown is $71,122 with a poverty rate of 12.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $129,100. The median age in Brownstown is 42.2 years, 40.6 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Brownstown Demographics

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

  • White: 96.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownstown, Indiana is 5,385 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,457.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,558.

Brownstown, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,28696.21%
Two or More Races1282.33%
Black or African American250.46%
Asian240.44%
Some Other Race190.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.22%
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Brownstown Population by Race

Brownstown Population Pyramid $2021

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Brownstown Median Age

42.2


Total

40.6


Male

43.7


Female

Brownstown Adults

There are 4,344 adults, (973 of whom are seniors) in Brownstown.

Brownstown Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownstown Sex Ratio

Female

3,015

54.88%

Male

2,479

45.12%

Brownstown Population by Age

Brownstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All77.1%22.9%
Male73.9%26.1%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female31.3%68.7%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9672.677.1
Married1,0763.1390.9
Non Family5791.1767.9
Female2013.6431.3
Male1112.9773.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Brownstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1543.91%
9th to 12th Grade3889.86%
High School Graduate1,56939.87%
Some College78619.97%
Associates Degree3188.08%
Bachelors Degree48012.20%
Graduate Degree2406.10%
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Brownstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7873,269689
Hispanic56487
2+ Races50419
Black2215
Other Race1919
Asian151515
Native American12127

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Brownstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,135$43,145$27,770
Less Than 9th Grade$10,167$19,821$
High School Graduate$34,375$43,202$22,540
Some College$37,365$41,184$29,167
Bachelors Degree$58,342$58,953$50,417
Graduate Degree$47,969$43,750$49,063

$38,135

Average Earnings

$43,145

Average Male

$27,770

Average Female

Brownstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownstown Language by Age

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Brownstown Language

99.56% of Brownstown residents speak only English, while 0.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Brownstown Language

Brownstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,88361812.66%
Hispanic683247.06%
Multiple11943.36%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is Hispanic, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownstown is Multiple, with 3.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.21%.

Brownstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.73%
High School8.87%
Some College7.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Brownstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Employed5.64%
Male Employed4.39%

Brownstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,962$71,122
Families$65,707$85,289
Married Families$75,694-
Non Families$27,560$32,593
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Income by Household Type

Brownstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownstown Married by Age and Sex

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Brownstown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brownstown Marital Status by Race

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Brownstown Marital Status

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212

Number of Veterans

203

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam80
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War42
Korea9
World War II

Brownstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
65 to 7459
18 to 3439
75+29
55 to 6420

Brownstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1924.54%
Hispanic1425.00%
Native American12100.00%
2+ Races816.00%

Brownstown Veterans by Race

Brownstown Veterans by Education

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7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownstown Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brownstown Employment by Age

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Brownstown Employment by Race

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Brownstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.93%

Born in Brownstown

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Brownstown residents were born in the United States, with 82.93% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brownstown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,385-24-0.44%
20205,409-24-0.44%
20195,433-24-0.44%
20185,457-34-0.62%
20175,491-56-1.01%
20165,547-26-0.47%
20155,573-27-0.48%
20145,6000.00%
20135,600230.41%
20125,577-8-0.14%
20115,585270.49%
20105,5580.00%

Brownstown Population by Year