Brown County, Minnesota Population 2020

Brown County, Minnesota's estimated population is 24,989 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Minnesota is the 40th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202024,989-61-0.24%
201925,050-61-0.24%
201825,111-61-0.24%
201725,172-90-0.36%
201625,262250.10%
201525,237-34-0.13%
201425,27150.02%
201325,266-146-0.57%
201225,412-243-0.95%
201125,655-188-0.73%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.24%
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Founded
February 20, 1855 (created) 1856 (organized)[
County Seat

Brown County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,13995.75%
Some Other Race4921.95%
Two or More Races1920.76%
Black or African American1860.74%
Asian1410.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.24%

Brown County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Brown County, Minnesota Median Age

42.1


Total

40


Male

44.8


Female

Brown County, Minnesota Adults

There are 19,668 adults, (5,151 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Minnesota.

Brown County, Minnesota Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

12,558

49.81%

Male

12,653

50.19%

Brown County, Minnesota Households and Families

Brown County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brown County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All77.7%22.3%
Male75.5%24.5%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female55.1%44.9%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7312.2477.7
Married5,6922.8392
Non Family3,8201.1960.8
Female7002.7955.1
Male5192.7975.5

2.76

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brown County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4742.74%
9th to 12th Grade8114.69%
High School Graduate6,50237.62%
Some College4,00123.15%
Associates Degree1,97811.44%
Bachelors Degree2,64215.28%
Graduate Degree8775.07%

Brown County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,46915,3393,467
Hispanic55341214
Other Race2872221
Black10697
Asian767616
Multiple Races534821
Native American3333

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 multiple races people with a rate of 39.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,410$44,987$29,473
Less Than High School$21,793$26,856$16,548
High School Grad$31,940$40,534$23,938
Some College$36,778$46,369$27,947
Bachelors Degree$46,931$54,276$38,070
Graduate Degree$57,438$64,352$51,530

$37,410

Average Earnings

$44,987

Average Male

$29,473

Average Female

Brown County, Minnesota Language

Brown County, Minnesota Language by Age

Brown County, Minnesota Language

95.02% of Brown County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty

Brown County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,5131,4646.50%
Hispanic1,06331529.63%
Other49225351.42%
Multiple1806435.56%
Black1712414.04%
Native6058.33%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

8.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Minnesota is Other, with 51.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Minnesota is White, with 6.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.09%
High School8.35%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.56%
Male Unemployed38.21%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.25%

Brown County, Minnesota Income

Brown County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,728$71,471
Families$75,450$85,899
Married Families$82,238$94,514
Non Families$32,196$42,501

Brown County, Minnesota Marital Status

Brown County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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

Brown County, Minnesota Veterans

1,678

Number of Veterans

1,527

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam660
Second Gulf War300
Korea229
First Gulf War96
World War II92
Age Group Veterans
75+508
65 to 74504
18 to 34274
55 to 64251
35 to 54141
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6678.76%
Hispanic162.46%
Asian1010.20%
Other10.35%

$Brown County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Employment Status

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.39%

Born in Minnesota

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Brown County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 80.39% having been born in Minnesota. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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