Brown County, Indiana Population 2021

Brown County, Indiana's estimated population is 14,816 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Indiana is the 82nd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 15,207 and has seen a growth of -2.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,816-138-0.92%
202014,954-138-0.91%
201915,092-138-0.91%
201815,2302201.47%
201715,010140.09%
201614,99620.01%
201514,994500.33%
201414,944-111-0.74%
201315,05560.04%
201215,049-27-0.18%
201115,076-131-0.86%
201015,2071,1278.00%
199014,0801,70313.76%
198012,3773,32036.66%
19709,0572,03328.94%
19607,02481513.13%
19506,209200.32%
19406,1891,02119.76%
19305,168-1,851-26.37%
19207,019-956-11.99%
19107,975-1,752-18.01%
19009,727-581-5.64%
189010,308440.43%
188010,2641,58318.24%
18708,6812,17433.41%
18606,5071,66134.28%
18504,8462,482104.99%
18402,3640.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.92%
County Website
State
Founded
1836
County Seat
2010 Population
15,207
Growth Since 2010
-2.57%
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Brown County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55296.60%
Two or More Races2391.59%
Asian1210.80%
Black or African American980.65%
Some Other Race540.36%
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Brown County, Indiana Population by Race

Brown County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Brown County, Indiana Median Age

50


Total

48.5


Male

51.7


Female

Brown County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,384 adults, (3,661 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Indiana.

Brown County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

7,710

51.18%

Male

7,354

48.82%

Brown County, Indiana Population by Age

Brown County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brown County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male89.1%10.9%
All84.4%15.6%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Female66.2%33.8%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1892.4184.4
Married3,7022.8190.9
Non Family1,6811.2274.7
Female4942.9566.2
Male3123.2789.1

2.78

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Brown County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1981.73%
9th to 12th Grade7056.17%
High School Graduate3,75632.86%
Some College2,54422.26%
Associates Degree9258.09%
Bachelors Degree1,97217.25%
Graduate Degree1,33111.64%
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Brown County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brown County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,92410,1513,202
2+ Races18015040
Hispanic16612510
Asian12151
Black626251
Other Race4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 82.26%.

Brown County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,949$46,415$29,428
Less Than 9th Grade$20,458$23,348$11,635
High School Graduate$31,593$40,709$24,079
Some College$34,000$51,598$28,006
Bachelors Degree$41,909$66,838$36,194
Graduate Degree$60,976$49,948$63,438

$35,949

Average Earnings

$46,415

Average Male

$29,428

Average Female

Brown County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, Indiana Language by Age

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Brown County, Indiana Language

98.23% of Brown County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Brown County, Indiana Language

Brown County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2141,1287.94%
Hispanic2599235.52%
Asian1215948.76%
Black884348.86%
Multiple2392610.88%
Other541527.78%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

10.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Indiana is Black, with 48.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Indiana is White, with 7.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.77%.

Brown County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.76%
High School8.34%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%

Brown County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.76%
Male Unemployed12.90%
Female Employed8.61%
Male Employed5.49%

Brown County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brown County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,030$82,152
Families$76,466$85,200
Married Families$86,534-
Non Families$30,377$63,271
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Income by Household Type

Brown County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Brown County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Brown County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,435

Number of Veterans

1,245

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam536
First Gulf War304
Second Gulf War204
Korea128
World War II16

Brown County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74420
35 to 54364
75+321
55 to 64267
18 to 3463

Brown County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,40611.77%
2+ Races2412.44%
Black56.76%
Hispanic31.68%

Brown County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Brown County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Brown County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Brown County, Indiana 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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73.79%

Born in Brown County, Indiana

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Brown County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 73.79% having been born in Indiana. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brown County, Indiana 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

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