Brown County OH Information


Brown County Subdivisions

Brown County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,889
Population in Households 44,314
Population in Familes 37,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 575
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 17,255
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 12,408
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,605 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,650 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,440 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $120,813
Average Home Value $157,132


Median Household Income $46,593
Average Household Income $57,670
Per Capita Income $22,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.08%
Households 0.23% 0.05%
Families 0.04% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Brown County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brown County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio 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 # 53 41st
Population Density1 # 61 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 80 10th
Median Household Income # 41 55th
Per Capita Income # 58 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.