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Brown County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 9,840 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brown County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (16.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Brown County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (7.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 4,751  (48.3%)
Females: 5,089  (51.7%)
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Brown County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Brown County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,809 ($31,971 in 1999)

This county:

$45,809
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $376 (lower quartile is $269, upper quartile is $455)
This county:

$376
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,102 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Brown:

$92,102
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,410 - $154,523
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $938
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $395

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:

  • 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
Number of permits per 10,000 Brown, KS residents
Average permit cost in Brown, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,263 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,124 (1.3%)

Brown County household income distribution in 2013 Brown County home values distribution in 2013 Brown County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.3%
Brown County:

13.3%
Kansas:

12.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.8% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.3 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 60.0 years old, American Indian residents: 32.9 years old, Asian residents: 46.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 25.5 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 349
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 101 (60.8% naturalized citizens)

Brown County:

1.0%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 432000 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: 4,049
  • One, attached: 32
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 111
  • 5 to 9: 148
  • 10 to 19: 105
  • 20 to 49: 50
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 175
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Brown County with a mortgage: 1,336 (30 second mortgage, 86 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,439

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.8% 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 slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Brown County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 422.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 374.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 384.4 miles away from Brown County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 267.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • Kansas Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1000: July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: 1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (13) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Vietnam (36%)
  • Peru (16%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • India (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brown County


  • German (33%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Swiss (1%)

Brown County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,158 (82.0%)
  • Carpooled: 381 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4 (0.1%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 168 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 333 (6.6%)
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 mentally retarded

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 $46,004.

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($16,319 average AGI)
2.59% relocated from other states ($18,133 average AGI)
Brown County:

2.59%
Kansas average:

3.18%

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  0.55% ($24,333 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.52% ($33,550)
from Atchison County, KS  0.39% ($35,867)
from Buchanan County, MO  0.37% ($16,286)
from Doniphan County, KS  0.34% ($33,385)
from Jackson County, KS  0.26% ($29,700)
from Richardson County, NE  0.26% ($22,400)


6.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.63% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($16,463 average AGI)
2.69% relocated to other states ($10,888 average AGI)
Brown County:

2.69%
Kansas average:

3.65%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nemaha County, KS  0.55% ($35,333 average AGI)
to Jackson County, KS  0.50% ($25,579)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.47% ($26,944)
to Doniphan County, KS  0.37% ($25,429)
to Atchison County, KS  0.34% ($47,769)
to Richardson County, NE  0.34% ($23,692)
to Douglas County, KS  0.29% ($29,909)

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 2014: 12.9

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 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
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 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (198)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (119)
  • Congestive heart failure (111)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (105)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (96)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (64)
  • Unspecified dementia (51)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)

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: 9,840
  • In family households: 8,186 (1,308 male householders, 1,299 female householders)
    2,078 spouses, 2,773 children (2,554 natural, 54 adopted, 167 stepchildren), 213 grandchildren, 54 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 100 other relatives, 230 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,523 (575 male householders (544 living alone)), 828 female householders (754 living alone)), 111 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 123

Size of family households: 1,414 2-persons, 469 3-persons, 385 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,297 1-person, 99 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

1,502 married couples with children.
625 single-parent households (151 men, 474 women).

97.9% of residents of Brown speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.4% 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:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Brown County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Brown County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 722010 to 2013
  • 2212000 to 2009
  • 3341990 to 1999
  • 3421980 to 1989
  • 6281970 to 1979
  • 4661960 to 1969
  • 3881950 to 1959
  • 2631940 to 1949
  • 2,0011939 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
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1384 rooms
  • 5425 rooms
  • 6476 rooms
  • 4597 rooms
  • 4018 rooms
  • 5439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • 221 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 1863 rooms
  • 3154 rooms
  • 2965 rooms
  • 1706 rooms
  • 1277 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 669+ 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
  • 1no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 5792 bedrooms
  • 1,2613 bedrooms
  • 5894 bedrooms
  • 2255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Kansas
  • 22no bedroom
  • 2971 bedroom
  • 4732 bedrooms
  • 3073 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 345+ 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
  • 30no vehicle
  • 6541 vehicle
  • 9992 vehicles
  • 7923 vehicles
  • 2124 vehicles
  • 845+ 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
  • 189no vehicle
  • 6081 vehicle
  • 3332 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

87.7% of Brown County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Kansas.

Brown County:

87.7%
State average:

83.4%

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

  • This state: 6,616
  • Other state: 3,058
  • Northeast: 85
  • Midwest: 2,025
  • South: 441
  • West: 505
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brown County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 14.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 59
Here:

5.6%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

4.4%
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 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,353,000
    General - Other: $789,000
    Police Protection: $513,000
    Central Staff Services: $508,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Health Services - Other: $315,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    Corrections - Other: $259,000
    General Public Buildings: $172,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $142,000
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $376,000
    Higher Education: $60,000
    Natural Resources: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $153,000
    General - Other: $60,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $562,000

Brown County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $305,000
    All Other: $161,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $229,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $84,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $543,000
    General Support: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,847,000
    Total General Sales: $791,000
    Public Utilities: $51,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $0

Brown County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $205,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $50,000

Brown County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $50,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,900,000

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
Brown County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Brown County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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