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Brown County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 9,634 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 10,724 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,487
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,430
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,080
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,177 (it was 1,238 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 571 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Brown County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brown County, KS (2019)
    • 7,94782.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7187.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4574.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3693.8%Two or more races
    • 620.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 600.6%Asian alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 4,722  (49.0%)
Females: 4,912  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Brown County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,352 ($31,971 in 1999)
This county:

$50,352
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $525)
This county:

$437
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,084 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Brown:

$95,084
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,967 - $178,324
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $998
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 47

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 6

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $421,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,400
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $338,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brown, KS residents
Average permit cost in Brown, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,241 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,122 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Brown, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brown, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brown, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
Brown County:

12.6%
Kansas:

11.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 48.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.0% for American Indian residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.7 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 43.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 62.2 years old, American Indian residents: 33.6 years old, Asian residents: 34.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 28.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brown County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $775 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hiawatha, Horton, Everest, Morrill, Fairview, Robinson, Kickapoo Tribal Center, Kickapoo Site 1, Reserve, Powhattan.

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Brown County: Troy Wastewater Treatment Plant Mosquito Creek (A), Severance Wastewater Plant (B), Denton Wastewater Plant (C), Highland Sewer Treatment Plant (D), Troy Wastewater Treatment Plant Peters Creek (E), Wathena Sewer Treatment Plant (F), Elwood Sewer Treatment Plant (G), Meng Farms (H), Doniphan County Fairgrounds (I), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B - Doniphan (J), Leonard L Clary Community Building (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brown County include: Bellevue United Methodist Church (A), Denton United Methodist Church (B), Burr Oak Church (C), Zion United Evangelical Church (D), Jordan Creek Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Benedict Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burrell Cemetery (1), Wolf River Cemetery (2), Fanning Cemetery (3), Iola Cemetery (4), Olive Branch Cemetery (5), Anderson Cemetery (6), Saint Charles Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Charlie Creek (B), Duncan Creek (C), Jordan Creek (D), North Branch Independence Creek (E), Smith Creek (F), Mosquito Creek (G), Peters Creek (H), Cottonwood Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Christian County, Illinois , Daviess County, Missouri , Grundy County, Missouri , Jackson County , Nemaha County , Pawnee County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Kansas:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Brown, KS
County total employment by year in Brown, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Brown, KS

Current college students: 349
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 83 (25.2% naturalized citizens)

Brown County:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 242000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 171980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 45Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.1%

Brown County marital status for males Brown County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,997
  • One, attached: 26
  • Two: 120
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 106
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 to 49: 81
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 160
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Brown County with a mortgage: 1,207 (17 second mortgage, 71 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,565

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brown County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,12318
Evangelical Protestant96912
Catholic9003
Other2591
Black Protestant1241
None4,609-
Brown County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brown County:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

29.8%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Brown County:

Average size of farms: 548 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,091
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $138.25
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,173
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,259
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.69%
Corn for grain: 96578 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6457 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 102675 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 8 acres

Tornado activity:

Brown County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2698504.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/26/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brown County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 471% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.8 miles away from Brown County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 208.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 272.9 miles away from Brown County center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1579: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brown

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,954 (79.0%)
  • Carpooled: 441 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 15 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 192 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 351 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (33%)
  • India (21%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Cuba (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Ukraine (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brown County


  • German (27%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Brown County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

People in group quarters in Brown County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 56 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,561.

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.31% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($27,170 average AGI)
1.37% relocated from other states ($8,737 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.37%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nemaha County, KS  0.74% ($43,074 average AGI)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.87% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($26,990 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($6,773 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.73%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Brown County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Brown County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brown County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brown County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,105 (1,834 aged, 271 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 195 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Brown County, Kansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (184)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (48)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (44)
  • Congestive heart failure (37)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (13)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 19.3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,492
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 483
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,535

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,162
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,533
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,634
  • Male householders: 2,028 (513 living alone), Female householders: 1,874 (625 living alone)
  • 2,029 spouses (2,022 opposite-sex spouses), 220 unmarried partners, (208 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,534 children (2,362 natural, 84 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 371 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 60 parents, 22 foster children, 148 other relatives, 224 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 116

Size of family households: 1,402 2-persons, 412 3-persons, 444 4-persons, 166 5-persons, 56 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,167 1-person, 167 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

1,393 married couples with children.
568 single-parent households (230 men, 338 women).

97.7% of residents of Brown speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 31% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,829,000 ($8,862 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,022,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,517,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,178,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,854,000
Federal grants: $18,514,000
Federal procurement contracts: $745,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,019,000 ($7,677,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $254,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,912,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,546,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 711
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 713
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +44
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -514
Here -50 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brown County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.28 millions of gallons per day (55% from ground, 45% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Brown County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Brown County, Kansas
  • 82014 or later
  • 1242010 to 2013
  • 1862000 to 2009
  • 3301990 to 1999
  • 3401980 to 1989
  • 8661970 to 1979
  • 4541960 to 1969
  • 3071950 to 1959
  • 2251940 to 1949
  • 1,9201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Kansas
  • 101 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 1054 rooms
  • 5475 rooms
  • 6526 rooms
  • 4567 rooms
  • 2998 rooms
  • 6409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • 41 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 2174 rooms
  • 2965 rooms
  • 2236 rooms
  • 877 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Kansas
  • 12no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 5912 bedrooms
  • 1,3613 bedrooms
  • 5264 bedrooms
  • 2025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • 4no bedroom
  • 2371 bedroom
  • 4472 bedrooms
  • 3253 bedrooms
  • 974 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 6021 vehicle
  • 1,0042 vehicles
  • 7443 vehicles
  • 2874 vehicles
  • 905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 149no vehicle
  • 5941 vehicle
  • 3162 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

89.2% of Brown County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Kansas.

Brown County:

89.2%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,696
  • Other state: 2,794
  • Northeast: 79
  • Midwest: 1,959
  • South: 363
  • West: 398
Year householders moved into unit in Brown County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brown County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

5.2%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

8.5%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

13.7%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Brown County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Regular Highways: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $265,000
    General - Other: $237,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $854,000
    Highways: $542,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,724,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,027,000
    Other License: $194,000
    Individual Income: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000

Brown County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Regular Highways: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $265,000
    General - Other: $237,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $854,000
    Highways: $542,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,724,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,027,000
    Other License: $194,000
    Individual Income: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000

Brown County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Regular Highways: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $265,000
    General - Other: $237,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $854,000
    Highways: $542,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,724,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,027,000
    Other License: $194,000
    Individual Income: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000

Brown County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Regular Highways: $332,000
    Central Staff Services: $265,000
    General - Other: $237,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $854,000
    Highways: $542,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,280,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,724,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,027,000
    Other License: $194,000
    Individual Income: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 199
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 174
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 124
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 82
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 79
Most common first names in Brown County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11982.4 years
John11478.1 years
Charles10079.5 years
William9680.6 years
Robert7273.8 years
George6779.7 years
Anna6085.6 years
Helen5981.7 years
Ruth4979.7 years
Harold4777.1 years
Most common last names in Brown County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5579.2 years
Moore3578.7 years
Schuetz3178.5 years
Jones3078.4 years
Meyer2679.1 years
Bruning2680.8 years
Miller2581.3 years
Wilson2277.0 years
Torkelson2284.1 years
Thompson2179.3 years
Businesses in Brown County, KS
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1