Brown County, Illinois Population 2021

Brown County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,608 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Illinois is the 93rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 6,919 and has seen a growth of -4.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,608150.23%
20206,593150.23%
20196,578150.23%
20186,563-46-0.70%
20176,609-28-0.42%
20166,637-116-1.72%
20156,753-79-1.16%
20146,832-32-0.47%
20136,864-26-0.38%
20126,89080.12%
20116,882-37-0.53%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.23%
County Website
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
6,919
Growth Since 2010
-4.49%
map placeholder

Brown County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,26579.44%
Black or African American1,27219.19%
Some Other Race440.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.36%
Two or More Races230.35%
Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Population by Race

Brown County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Median Age

38.9


Total

38.1


Male

40.9


Female

Brown County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,486 adults, (960 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Illinois.

Brown County, Illinois Age Dependency

46.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,435

36.74%

Male

4,193

63.26%

Brown County, Illinois Population by Age

Brown County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female63.8%36.3%
Male25.6%74.4%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0552.3174.8
Married1,0992.8785.8
Non Family7531.2863.9
Female1603.2663.8
Male432.4725.6

2.84

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2044.19%
9th to 12th Grade62212.79%
High School Graduate1,82537.53%
Some College1,08922.39%
Associates Degree4399.03%
Bachelors Degree50010.28%
Graduate Degree1843.78%
Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brown County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5513,241668
Black1,03567016
Hispanic269118
Other Race4424
Native American159
2+ Races66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.81%.

Brown County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,583$39,819$37,534
Less Than 9th Grade$23,617$18,365$
High School Graduate$34,746$38,333$32,561
Some College$38,141$37,011$38,669
Bachelors Degree$49,113$51,750$44,531
Graduate Degree$50,375$45,714$51,625

$38,583

Average Earnings

$39,819

Average Male

$37,534

Average Female

Brown County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, Illinois Language by Age

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Language

94.76% of Brown County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.40% of the population.

Brown County, Illinois Language

Brown County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,48352211.64%
Hispanic2142612.15%
Multiple2015.00%

11.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

14.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 12.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Illinois is Multiple, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.00%.

Brown County, Illinois Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.55%
High School13.46%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Brown County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed6.99%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Brown County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brown County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$61,655$71,088
Families$80,000$88,017
Married Families$91,625-
Non Families$36,016$40,168
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 45-54.

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Marital Status

Loading...

401

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War56
Korea37
World War II7

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54130
65 to 74114
75+99
55 to 6442
18 to 3416

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White3588.63%
Black433.38%

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Loading...

10.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Loading...

44.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Illinois Employment by Age

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Employment by Race

Loading...

Brown County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

84.26%

Born in Brown County, Illinois

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Brown County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 84.26% having been born in Illinois. 1.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brown County, Illinois Place of Birth

  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

Sources