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Brown Deer, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Brown Deer had a population of 12,106 as of July 1, 2018. Brown Deer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brown Deer is located at latitude 43.1633 and longitude -87.9645 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brown Deer encompass a land area of 4.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Village of Brown Deer (GNIS ID: 1582874) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brown Deer: White Deer.

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


Total Population 12,106
Population in Households 12,057
Population in Familes 9,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density2 2,754
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $61,875
Average Household Income $72,622
Per Capita Income $31,920


Total Housing Units 5,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,527 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,782 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $173,887
Average Home Value $173,944


Total Households 5,309
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,187
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% -0.09%
Households 0.08% -0.13%
Families -0.05% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Brown Deer, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown Deer to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 73 91st
Population Density # 24 97th
Diversity Index # 10 99th
Median Household Income # 231 70th
Per Capita Income # 200 74th

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