Brown County, Wisconsin Population 2020

Brown County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 261,863 with a growth rate of 0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brown County, Wisconsin is the 4th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018263,3781,5150.58%
2017261,8632,3170.89%
2016259,5461,6470.64%
2015257,8991,6540.65%
2014256,2452,0080.79%
2013254,2371,5510.61%
2012252,6862,2150.88%
2011250,4711,9870.80%
2010248,48453,89027.69%
1990194,59419,31411.02%
1980175,28017,03610.77%
1970158,24433,16226.51%
1960125,08226,76827.23%
195098,31415,20518.30%
194083,10912,86018.31%
193070,2498,36013.51%
192061,8897,79114.40%
191054,0987,73916.69%
190046,3597,19518.37%
189039,1645,08614.92%
188034,0788,91035.40%
187025,16813,373113.38%
186011,7955,58089.78%
18506,2154,108194.97%
18402,10775155.38%
18301,35640442.44%
18209520.00%

How Many People Live in Brown County, Wisconsin?

261,863

Brown County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White220,92085.04%
Some Other Race9,7273.74%
Two or More Races8,3553.22%
Asian8,3243.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,3802.46%
Black or African American6,0342.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.02%

Brown County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2020

Brown County, Wisconsin Median Age

37.2


Total

36.3


Male

38.1


Female

Brown County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 197,167 adults, (36,047 of whom are seniors) in Brown County, Wisconsin.

Brown County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Brown County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

130,962

50.41%

Male

128,824

49.59%

Brown County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Brown County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brown County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All65.2%34.8%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female37.9%62.1%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All104,1332.4365.2
Married51,5653.0785.5
Non Family37,4461.2646.3
Female10,0193.137.9
Male5,1033.1853.3

3

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brown County, Wisconsin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5513.21%
9th to 12th Grade8,3694.84%
High School Graduate52,30930.24%
Some College33,63219.44%
Associates Degree21,90012.66%
Bachelors Degree35,74120.66%
Graduate Degree15,4648.94%

Brown County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White149,800142,22647,084
Hispanic9,9395,502859
Other Race4,7772,404226
Asian4,5153,6711,813
Native American3,7233,285669
Black3,3622,875383
Multiple Races2,2101,913373
Islander197

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,155$46,680$32,567
Less Than High School$27,230$30,171$21,610
High School Grad$31,915$38,243$25,479
Some College$37,318$46,801$31,000
Bachelors Degree$49,908$60,550$41,953
Graduate Degree$63,532$82,855$54,960

$40,155

Average Earnings

$46,680

Average Male

$32,567

Average Female

Brown County, Wisconsin Language

Brown County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Brown County, Wisconsin Language

89.22% of Brown County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 10.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.86% of the population.

Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty

Brown County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White205,61614,9337.26%
Hispanic21,3004,65421.85%
Other9,6752,60926.97%
Multiple8,1802,30128.13%
Black5,1422,13641.54%
Native6,0811,97532.48%
Asian8,18686610.58%
Islander342058.82%

10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 58.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brown County, Wisconsin is White, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.02%
High School9.56%
Some College8.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.38%
Male Unemployed33.36%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed4.10%

Brown County, Wisconsin Income

Brown County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,963$77,046
Families$77,141$92,449
Married Families$87,703$104,757
Non Families$35,564$46,560

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Brown County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brown County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans

14,838

Number of Veterans

13,798

Male Veterans

1,040

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,321
First Gulf War2,424
Second Gulf War2,416
Korea1,184
World War II718
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,9288.01%
Indian4209.72%
Hispanic2562.07%
Black2004.75%
2 or More1233.73%
Other1222.08%
Asian450.80%

$Brown County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Brown County, Wisconsin 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

74.62%

Born in Wisconsin

94.12%

Native Born

5.88%

Foreign Born

3.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.12% of Brown County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 74.62% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.84% 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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