Brown County WI Information


Brown County Subdivisions

Brown County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 262,762
Daytime Population: Workers 155,844
Daytime Population: Residents 126,567
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 282,411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 256,217
Population in Familes 202,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,545
Population Density2 496
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $56,651
Average Household Income $75,152
Per Capita Income $30,157


Total Housing Units 110,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,362 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,118 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,893 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $172,495
Average Home Value $206,295


Total Households 104,480
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 67,062
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.8% 0.84%
Households 0.83% 0.87%
Families 0.71% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Brown County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 4 96th
Population Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 18 76th
Per Capita Income # 12 85th

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