Brown County SD Information

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Brown County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 39,840
Population in Households 38,475
Population in Familes 29,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,365
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,811
Average Household Income $67,182
Per Capita Income $28,923

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,899 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,099 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,273 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $170,154
Average Home Value $202,406
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,998
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 10,099
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.06% 0.94%
Households 1.13% 1.0%
Families 0.91% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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Brown County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota 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 95th
Population Density # 12 83rd
Diversity Index # 30 56th
Median Household Income # 22 68th
Per Capita Income # 33 52nd

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