For population 25 years and over in Brownton:
For population 15 years and over in Brownton city:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,298 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (44.5 miles , pop. 54,901).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (55.5 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (390.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stewart, MN (2.6 miles ), New Auburn, MN (2.7 miles ), Biscay, MN (2.8 miles) , Glencoe, MN (3.2 miles ), Hutchinson, MN (3.3 miles ), Winthrop, MN (3.6 miles ), Buffalo Lake, MN (3.6 miles ), Gaylord, MN (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 94.35 W
Area code: 320
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Crime in Brownton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+2.8%).
Work and jobs in Brownton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brownton, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brownton-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Brownton city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brownton-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McLeod County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Brownton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.0%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 95.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Brownton compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Brownton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Brownton (based on McLeod County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brownton government finances in 2002:
7.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,840 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,289 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 807
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 790
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brownton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownton, MN