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Brown County, Indiana

Formed in 1836 and named for General Jacob Brown of the War of 1812

County Seat: Nashville

Largest City: Nashville (2017 population: 1,072)

Population per Square Mile: 48.83

Square Miles: 312.00

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)15,245810.2%6,484,192
Today (2018)15,234800.2%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*15,393800.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.1%35 3.2%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration27912 3,555
Net International Migration073 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-4481-0.2%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)587873.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,1658214.4%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)971826.5%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,9138219.4%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,8537632.3%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)3,5467523.6%15.4%
Median Age49.3  Median Age = 37.7

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone84620.6%0.4%
Asian Alone64750.4%2.4%
Black Alone98770.7%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3780.0%0.1%
White14,5798197.0%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups207741.4%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic14,7778098.3%93.0%
Hispanic258801.7%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)6,01181100.0%100.0%
Married With Children8238513.7%18.8%
Married Without Children2,6357443.8%30.0%
Single Parents396836.6%9.6%
Living Alone1,3528522.5%28.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)8,66976100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)8,58376100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,0227858.5%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$174,8003  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
9898511.5%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$6809  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 1,904830.2%1,117,590
Public1,904830.2%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)11,254790.3%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher90%20 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree25.5%16 25.3%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$44,9051699.5%45,150
Median Household Income in 201756,97926105.3%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 201710.9%5582.0%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1816.5%5092.7%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201811850.2%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 2018921850.2%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/2019998820.2%514,915

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2017120860.1%82,170
Births to Teens, 2017N/AN/AN/AN/A
Deaths, 2017162810.2%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,659790.2%3,381,713
Employed7,416790.2%3,265,580
Unemployed243820.2%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.25594.1%3.4
April 2019 Unemployment Rate2.75787.1%3.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work5,622100.0%$161,815100.0%$28,782
Wage and Salary3,21457.2%$89,86755.5%$27,961
Farm Proprietors1552.8%$1,1130.7%$7,181
Nonfarm Proprietors2,25340.1%$44,93627.8%$19,945
Farm1642.9%$1,4860.9%$9,061
Nonfarm5,45897.1%$160,32999.1%$29,375
Private4,63282.4%$124,24376.8%$26,823
  Accommodation, Food Serv.65811.7%$15,4369.5%$23,459
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2374.2%$2,3141.4%$9,764
  Construction4888.7%$19,76612.2%$40,504
  Health Care, Social Serv.4678.3%$17,35310.7%$37,158
  Information470.8%$1,3280.8%$28,255
  Manufacturing3356.0%$8,8345.5%$26,370
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2945.2%$9,4475.8%$32,133
  Retail Trade63011.2%$13,7228.5%$21,781
  Trans., Warehousing1051.9%$3,1411.9%$29,914
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)1,235*22.0%*$27,723*17.1%*$22,448*
Government82614.7%$36,08622.3%$43,688

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed79100.0%100.0%$20,097$4,583,500
Single-Family79100.0%74.2%$20,097$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Brown County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Nashville1,0727.0%
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