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Brownville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brownville had a population of 1,140 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brownville is located at latitude 44.0053 and longitude -75.9831 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brownville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 348 feet.

The Village of Brownville (GNIS ID: 2391566) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Brownville is located within Town of Brownville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Brownville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,140
Population in Households 1,136
Population in Familes 947
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,807
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 450
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $141,209
Average Home Value $190,533


Median Household Income $57,799
Average Household Income $65,054
Per Capita Income $25,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.23%
Households 0.54% 0.4%
Families 1.3% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Brownville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownville to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 791 34th
Population Density1 # 458 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 857 29th
Median Household Income # 593 51st
Per Capita Income # 832 31st

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