Brownstown, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 2,892 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 1,315  (45.5%)
Females: 1,577  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47220.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,464 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Brownstown:

$49,464
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,774 (it was $15,525 in 2000)

Brownstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $106,349 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Brownstown:

$106,349
IN:

$156,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $754.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brownstown: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Brownstown, IN (2019)
    • 2,85096.5%White alone
    • 331.1%Hispanic
    • 260.9%Two or more races
    • 160.5%Asian alone

Races in Brownstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Brownstown, Indiana as of January 26, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brownstown is 1,486 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Brownstown by year

Type

2012

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
1
(33.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(166.9)
1
(33.4)
9
(304.2)
5
(169.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(767.9)
13
(434.1)
18
(608.3)
16
(541.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(5,042)
85
(2,838)
110
(3,717)
74
(2,506)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(100.2)
5
(166.9)
8
(270.4)
10
(338.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index333.6163.9283.9209.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brownstown, IN

Crime rate in Brownstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Indiana average:

1.77
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Ancestries: American (30.2%), German (24.6%), Irish (13.1%), English (8.8%), Polish (1.2%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 2,020 people per square mile   (low).

Brownstown, Indiana map

46 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $893 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $425 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (32.5 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (47.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (222.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vallonia, IN (1.9 miles ),
Medora, IN (2.8 miles ),
Freetown, IN (2.8 miles ),
Seymour, IN (3.2 miles ),
Crothersville, IN (3.5 miles ),
Little York, IN (3.8 miles),
Jonesville, IN (3.9 miles ),
Austin, IN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 86.05 W

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Brownstown, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brownstown, IN in 2019
Brownstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Brownstown, IN
Historical housing units in Brownstown, IN
Most common industries in Brownstown, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.4%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Brownstown, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)

Average climate in Brownstown, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brownstown, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Brownstown-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Brownstown town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.2 miles away from Brownstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brownstown:

  • REM-INDIANA INC (645 E BRIDGE ST)
  • HOOSIER CHRISTIAN VILLAGE (621 S SUGAR ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brownstown:

  • COVERED BRIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SEYMOUR, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownstown:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 33 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 40 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 49 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 50 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 51 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high schools in Brownstown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brownstown:

Private elementary/middle school in Brownstown:

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Library in Brownstown:

  • BROWNSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,997; Location: 120 EAST SPRING STREET; 31,629 books; 1,287 audio materials; 7,113 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownstown: Brownstown Fire and Rescue (A), Jackson County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Woodmansee Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Jackson County Historical (Museums; 207 East Walnut Street), Jackson County Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 415 South Poplar Street).

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownstown and their reported violations in the past:

JACKSON COUNTY WATER UTILITY (Population served: 10,262, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2011), St Other (MAR-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-04-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2011), St Other (MAR-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2011), St Other (MAR-25-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
RATCLIFF GROVE CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2012), St Boil Water Order (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2011), St Other (JUN-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-04-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2011), St Other (JUN-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2011), St Other (JUN-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownstown that have no violations reported:

  • JACKSON COUNTY WATER - REDDINGTON (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Brownstown in 2010:

  • 87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Brownstown in 2000:

  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Brownstown (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Brownstown Branch at 1051 West Spring Street, branch established on 1927/08/17. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Indiana Bank and Trust Company: 101 North Main Branch at 101 North Main, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $983.6 mil, Deposits: $871.7 mil, headquarters in Columbus, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Indiana Community Bancorp
  • The Peoples Bank: at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.8 mil, Deposits: $138.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Tpb Bancorp
  • Jackson County Bank: Brownstown Branch at 108 West Commerce Street, branch established on 1988/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $390.0 mil, Deposits: $304.2 mil, headquarters in Seymour, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Southern Indiana

For population 15 years and over in Brownstown:

Marital status in Brownstown, IN
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

For population 25 years and over in Brownstown:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brownstown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brownstown, IN (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,04459
Mainline Protestant5,05323
Catholic1,5002
Black Protestant3702
Other2522
None18,157-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Jackson County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jackson County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jackson County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

18.5%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

42.3%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Brownstown:

29.2
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brownstown:

18.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brownstown:

32.2%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Brownstown:

52.7%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Brownstown:

81.6%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownstown, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,598$53,1960$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,357$45,4280$0
Financial Administration 2$7,684$46,1040$0
Sewerage 2$10,024$60,1440$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$6,900
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,063
Totals for Government 13$55,663$51,38117$7,963

Brownstown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.69)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $527,000 ($182.23)
    Police Protection: $480,000 ($165.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $263,000 ($90.94)
    General - Other: $231,000 ($79.88)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($77.46)
    Regular Highways: $203,000 ($70.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($45.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $45,000 ($15.56)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($8.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($13.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $49,000 ($16.94)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.69)

Brownstown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,266,000 ($437.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($45.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($15.91)
    Other: $31,000 ($10.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,000 ($6.22)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($4.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $38,000 ($13.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($3.80)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.38)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $167,000 ($57.75)
    Other: $118,000 ($40.80)
    General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($26.97)
  • Tax - Property: $580,000 ($200.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000 ($7.95)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.07)

Brownstown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000 ($564.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000 ($564.66)

Brownstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $514,000 ($177.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $800,000 ($276.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($6.22)

5.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartholomew County, IN  1.07% ($35,568 average AGI)
to Jennings County, IN  0.83% ($30,973)
to Scott County, IN  0.44% ($33,089)
Businesses in Brownstown, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Kroger1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownstown:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownstown:

  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WSLM-FM (97.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. COOMER)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQRK (105.5 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WMBL (88.1 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W205BB (88.9 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WINN (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWEG (102.5 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Brownstown:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Brownstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Brownstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $75,000Total costs
  • 29,019Total average daily traffic
  • 2,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,358Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brownstown, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownstown, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brownstown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Brownstown, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 100 N Main St (Lat: 38.879472 Lon: -86.041917), Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 21.9 m, Call Sign: WNTT426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/1998, Expiration Date: 10/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/22/1998, Phone: (812) 358-4000
  • BROWNSTOWN, 274 E. Base Road (Lat: 38.882500 Lon: -86.032056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQXR291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2016, Expiration Date: 05/16/2026, Certifier: Mark Mckinney, Registrant: Ra-Comm, Inc, 2632 A. North 9th Street Road, Lafayette, IN 47904, Phone: (765) 742-1229, Fax: (765) 742-2149, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brownstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • BASE AVIATION MANAGEMENT LLC, 498 N County Road 250 E, Brownstown, IN 47220
    Certificate: D004787 (LLC), Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2020, Expiration Date: 09/21/2021
  • BASE AVIATION MANAGEMENT LLC, 498 N County Road 250 E, Brownstown, IN 47220
    Certificate: D004787 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 09/11/2017, Expiration Date: 09/10/2018

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4253Q, N4253Q, N-4253Q, Serial Number: 17260153, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Frog Av LLC, 1438 E State Road 250, Brownstown, IN 47220
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95018, N95018, N-95018, Serial Number: 9418, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ruth Ann Grismore, 916 Kimberly Dr, Brownstown, IN 47220

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 52 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownstown, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownstown, IN
    • 20341.1%Structure Fires
    • 19238.9%Outside Fires
    • 8216.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 173.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownstown, IN
Most common first names in Brownstown, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3969.2 years
Mary3778.9 years
John3579.0 years
Charles3176.1 years
William3178.6 years
George2280.1 years
Robert1971.3 years
Helen1880.9 years
Ethel1584.3 years
Ruth1576.8 years
Most common last names in Brownstown, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2476.9 years
Robertson2180.2 years
Smith1878.8 years
Lucas1778.2 years
Darlage1778.6 years
Reynolds1374.4 years
Wilson1270.0 years
Shelton1070.8 years
Horstman1081.6 years
Jackson1072.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownstown, IN
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownstown, IN
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 28.0%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brownstown compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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