Brownville, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Brownville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Brownville had a population of 1,077 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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Brownville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,077
Population in Households 1,073
Population in Familes 901
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,707
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $59,804
Average Household Income $69,974
Per Capita Income $26,790


Total Housing Units 461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 328 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $160,211
Average Home Value $224,541


Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 298
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 -0.43% -1.04%
Households -0.45% -1.02%
Families 0.04% -1.17%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

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, 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 # 805 33rd
Population Density # 485 60th
Diversity Index # 886 26th
Median Household Income # 630 47th
Per Capita Income # 857 28th

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