Browns Lake, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Browns Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Browns Lake Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Racine County at latitude 42.691 and longitude -88.2295. Racine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The formal official name is the Browns Lake Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Browns Lake, Wisconsin.

The U5 Census Class Code for Browns Lake indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Browns Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.64 sq. miles.

Browns Lake Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map


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Browns Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,036
Population in Households 2,008
Population in Familes 1,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 799
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 817
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 625 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $173,350
Average Home Value $196,514


Median Household Income $64,622
Average Household Income $78,263
Per Capita Income $31,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.07%
Households 0.26% 0.2%
Families -0.61% 0.1%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Browns Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Browns Lake to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 263 66th
Population Density1 # 324 58th
Diversity Index2 # 225 71st
Median Household Income # 118 85th
Per Capita Income # 113 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.