Brown County, Wisconsin Population 2024

272,480

Brown County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 272,480 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Wisconsin is the 4th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 248,474 and has seen a growth of 9.66% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029278,5901,2220.44%
2028277,3681,2220.44%
2027276,1461,2220.44%
2026274,9241,2220.45%
2025273,7021,2220.45%
2024272,4801,2220.45%
2023271,2581,2220.45%
2022270,0361,2220.45%
2021268,814-107-0.04%
2020268,9215,0221.9%
2019263,8999140.35%
2018262,9851,2710.49%
2017261,7142,1260.82%
2016259,5881,6720.65%
2015257,9161,6620.65%
2014256,2542,0050.79%
2013254,2491,5490.61%
2012252,7002,2040.88%
2011250,4962,0220.81%
2010248,474
1990194,59419,31411.02%
1980175,28017,03610.77%
1970158,24433,16226.51%
1960125,08226,76827.23%
195098,31415,20518.3%
194083,10912,86018.31%
193070,2498,36013.51%
192061,8897,79114.4%
191054,0987,73916.69%
190046,3597,19518.37%
189039,1645,08614.92%
188034,0788,91035.4%
187025,16813,373113.38%
186011,7955,58089.78%
18506,2154,108194.97%
18402,10775155.38%
18301,35640442.44%
1820952-277,638-99.66%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.45% (1,222)
County Website
Brown County
County Seat
2010 Population
248,474
Area
530 mi²
Density
514 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
9.66% (24,006)
Founded
1818

Brown County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White219,48681.78%
Two or more races19,4617.25%
Other race8,5773.2%
Asian8,4883.16%
Black or African American7,1002.65%
Native American5,2071.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander740.03%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brown County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Brown County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Brown County, Wisconsin Median Age

37.8

Total

37

Male

38.5

Female

Brown County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 205,949 adults, (41,750 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Wisconsin.

Brown County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female134,09849.96%
Male134,29550.04%

Brown County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Brown County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All109,0962.3964.735.3
Married51,9753.0985.214.8
Non Family41,7311.2544.955.1
Female9,9943.1343.756.3
Male5,3963.1859.340.7
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brown County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Brown County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.78%.

Brown County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,403

Average Earnings

$56,083

Average Male

$40,138

Average Female

Brown County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brown County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brown County, Wisconsin Language

90.09% of Brown County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 9.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.46% of the population.

Brown County, Wisconsin Language

Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White206,85314,5017.01%
Hispanic24,9254,87119.54%
Multiple19,2244,08921.27%
Other8,4452,00523.74%
Black5,9801,73429%
Native4,9891,26225.3%
Asian8,40890610.78%
Islander581220.69%
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9.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.63%

Male Poverty Rate

10.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin is Black, with 29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin is White, with 7.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.63%.

Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.86%
High School11.43%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%
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Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.64%
Male Unemployed28.12%
Female Employed6.13%
Male Employed4.03%
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Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brown County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brown County, Wisconsin 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 35-44.

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13,877

Number of Veterans

12,465

Male Veterans

1,412

Female Veterans

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Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brown County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brown County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.1%

Born in Brown County, Wisconsin

94.58%

Native Born

5.42%

Foreign Born

3.22%

Non Citizen

2.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.58% of Brown County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 75.1% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brown County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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