Brown County WI Information


Brown County Subdivisions

Brown County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 264,512
Population in Households 257,986
Population in Familes 202,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,526
Population Density1 499
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $58,433
Average Household Income $78,649
Per Capita Income $31,581


Total Housing Units 111,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,622 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,674 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,137 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $175,891
Average Home Value $212,372


Total Households 105,296
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 67,339
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.78% 0.83%
Households 0.83% 0.86%
Families 0.67% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.43%


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, 2018 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 # 16 79th
Per Capita Income # 10 88th

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