Brown County, Minnesota Population 2021

Brown County, Minnesota's estimated population is 24,774 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Minnesota is the 42nd largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 25,843 and has seen a growth of -4.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,774-117-0.47%
202024,891-117-0.47%
201925,008-117-0.47%
201825,125-47-0.19%
201725,172-100-0.40%
201625,272320.13%
201525,240-32-0.13%
201425,27250.02%
201325,267-145-0.57%
201225,412-246-0.96%
201125,658-185-0.72%
201025,843-1,141-4.23%
199026,984-1,661-5.80%
198028,645-242-0.84%
197028,8871,2114.38%
196027,6761,7816.88%
195025,8953511.37%
194025,5442,1169.03%
193023,4281,0074.49%
192022,4212,28711.36%
191020,1343471.75%
190019,7873,97025.10%
189015,8173,79931.61%
188012,0185,62287.90%
18706,3964,057173.45%
18602,3390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.47%
County Website
Founded
February 20, 1855
County Seat
2010 Population
25,843
Growth Since 2010
-4.14%
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Brown County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,02195.46%
Some Other Race5312.11%
Two or More Races1880.75%
Black or African American1810.72%
Asian1660.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.30%
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Brown County, Minnesota Population by Race

Brown County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Brown County, Minnesota Median Age

42.3


Total

40.6


Male

44.5


Female

Brown County, Minnesota Adults

There are 19,701 adults, (5,243 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Minnesota.

Brown County, Minnesota Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

12,553

49.89%

Male

12,610

50.11%

Brown County, Minnesota Population by Age

Brown County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brown County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
All79.2%20.8%
Male65.5%34.5%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Female63.3%36.7%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brown County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7642.2379.2
Married5,7772.8492.7
Non Family3,7601.1863.3
Female7432.7463.3
Male4842.3965.5

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Brown County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3652.11%
9th to 12th Grade7594.38%
High School Graduate6,26736.14%
Some College4,09523.62%
Associates Degree2,00711.58%
Bachelors Degree2,93516.93%
Graduate Degree9115.25%
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Brown County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brown County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,39115,4193,776
Hispanic56943411
Other Race3332662
Asian13013025
Black10191
2+ Races928432
Native American6262

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 2+ races people with a rate of 34.78%.

Brown County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,223$45,958$31,627
Less Than 9th Grade$25,216$29,722$16,339
High School Graduate$34,490$41,729$25,571
Some College$37,668$46,780$30,006
Bachelors Degree$44,915$51,949$39,171
Graduate Degree$60,417$69,779$54,063

$39,223

Average Earnings

$45,958

Average Male

$31,627

Average Female

Brown County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Brown County, Minnesota Language

95.18% of Brown County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Brown County, Minnesota Language

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,4561,2665.64%
Hispanic1,08733430.73%
Other53125247.46%
Asian1612817.39%
Black1702212.94%
Multiple176158.52%
Native751114.67%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.56%

Male Poverty Rate

7.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Minnesota is Other, with 47.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Minnesota is White, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.24%.

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.49%
High School8.10%
Some College4.35%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.80%
Female Unemployed25.86%
Female Employed4.22%
Male Employed2.94%

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brown County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,120$73,387
Families$78,532$89,024
Married Families$84,613-
Non Families$34,173$40,281
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Income by Household Type

Brown County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Brown County, Minnesota 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, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Brown County, Minnesota Marital Status

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1,523

Number of Veterans

1,399

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam657
Second Gulf War246
Korea185
World War II89
First Gulf War73

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+500
65 to 74499
18 to 34212
55 to 64190
35 to 54122

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4987.92%
Asian2517.99%
Hispanic71.03%

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Brown County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Brown County, Minnesota 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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80.85%

Born in Brown County, Minnesota

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Brown County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 80.85% having been born in Minnesota. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brown County, Minnesota 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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