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Brown County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 43,697 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 42,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,706
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,153
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,367
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,155 (it was 3,188 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 492 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Brown County: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (17.2%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brown County, OH (2019)
    • 41,82496.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5981.4%Two or more races
    • 4801.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3570.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1320.3%Asian alone
    • 500.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 70.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 21,758  (49.8%)
Females: 21,939  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Brown County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,541 ($38,303 in 1999)
This county:

$56,541
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $536 (lower quartile is $416, upper quartile is $652)
This county:

$536
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,850 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Brown:

$142,850
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,621 - $202,742

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $193,882
Here:

$193,882
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $143,820
Here:

$143,820
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $146,485
Here:

$146,485
State:

$118,841

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,049
Here:

$153,049
State:

$143,144

Mobile homes: $104,375
Here:

$104,375
State:

$56,406

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,131
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 541

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 212
  • Thefts: 360
  • Auto thefts: 44
Brown County, OH map from a distance

Health of residents in Brown County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
50.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1999: 101 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2004: 189 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2005: 162 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 164 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2007: 111 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2014: 60 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2015: 63 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2016: 70 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2017: 71 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2018: 88 buildings, average cost: $258,600
  • 2019: 102 buildings, average cost: $265,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Brown, OH residents
Average permit cost in Brown, OH
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: $1,428 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,224 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Brown, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brown, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brown, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
Brown County:

14.3%
Ohio:

13.1%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.5% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.3 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 40.4 years old, American Indian residents: 41.8 years old, Asian residents: 31.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 68.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brown County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $688 a month.

Cities in this county include: Georgetown, Mount Orab, Ripley, Aberdeen, Lake Waynoka, Lake Lorelei, Sardinia, Hamersville, Russellville, Fayetteville.

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45101Aberdeen139.80.93.942.943.1580.082.501.535.15
45118Fayetteville42.50.11.350.661.3398.551.400.102.50
45121Georgetown3220.10.21.90.913.54186.750.850.501.90
45130Hamersville10.30.30.30.3  0.302.330.45
45131Higginsport21.11.11.11.1001.102.051.10
45154Mount Orab1018.30.53.261.765.36164.381.750.902.00
45167Ripley74.60.62.431.891.6266.552.500.833.70
45168Russellville22.51.82.152.120.4923.022.151.202.15
45171Sardinia49.826.525.423.9260.037.152.009.80

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: New Castle County, Delaware , Arapahoe County, Colorado , Upshur County, West Virginia , Loudoun County, Virginia , Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Ohio:

5.2%

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

Current college students: 1,164
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 224 (39.5% naturalized citizens)

Brown County:

0.5%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 592010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 591990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,896
  • One, attached: 422
  • Two: 546
  • 3 or 4: 475
  • 5 to 9: 395
  • 10 to 19: 221
  • 20 to 49: 172
  • 50 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 3,022
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Brown County with a mortgage: 7,781 (160 second mortgage, 630 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,276

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brown County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,24238
Catholic2,8705
Mainline Protestant2,06722
Other3802
Black Protestant2462
None30,041-
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: 8
Brown County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Brown County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brown County:

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

29.3%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Brown County:

Average size of farms: 158 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,270
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $200.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,300
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,088
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.78%
Corn for grain: 17395 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1446 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 88211 harvested acres
Vegetables: 95 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 42 acres

Earthquake activity:

Brown County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.0 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) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from Brown County 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 216.2 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:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: February 5, 2019 - February 13, 2019, FEMA Id: 4424, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - February 25, 2018, FEMA Id: 4360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1805: October 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1805, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Ohio Snow, Incident Period: March 07, 2008 to March 09, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3286: April 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 3286, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 2001 to July 18, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1390: August 27, 2001, FEMA Id: 1390, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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: 6,962 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 676 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 20 (0.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 67 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 272 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,112 (12.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (18%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Venezuela (12%)
  • Pakistan (10%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Korea (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brown County


  • American (38%)
  • German (15%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 473 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,658.

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.16% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($29,748 average AGI)
1.20% relocated from other states ($6,449 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.20%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clermont County, OH  2.72% ($35,494 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.62% ($44,420)
from Adams County, OH  0.51% ($34,354)
from Highland County, OH  0.46% ($31,973)
from Mason County, KY  0.19% ($30,419)
from Butler County, OH  0.17% ($46,643)
from Clinton County, OH  0.17% ($40,000)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.53% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($28,585 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($8,186 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.42%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clermont County, OH  3.00% ($34,772 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.60% ($36,536)
to Highland County, OH  0.53% ($37,847)
to Adams County, OH  0.40% ($35,500)
to Mason County, KY  0.24% ($36,342)
to Clinton County, OH  0.21% ($43,059)
to Butler County, OH  0.21% ($31,559)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Brown County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Brown County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brown County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
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: 7,099 (5,538 aged, 1,561 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 749 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (785)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (629)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (543)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (451)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (400)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (189)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (163)
  • Unspecified dementia (115)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (87)
  • Congestive heart failure (85)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,017
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 133
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,430

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,270
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 955
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 151.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.7
  • Other - 46.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,697
  • Male householders: 9,401 (2,064 living alone), Female householders: 8,632 (2,720 living alone)
  • 9,126 spouses (9,066 opposite-sex spouses), 1,410 unmarried partners, (1,394 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,357 children (10,087 natural, 363 adopted, 928 stepchildren), 1,169 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 272 parents, 21 foster children, 661 other relatives, 953 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 608

Size of family households: 5,956 2-persons, 2,463 3-persons, 2,011 4-persons, 1,136 5-persons, 411 6-persons, 332 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,785 1-person, 864 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 40 5-persons.

5,817 married couples with children.
2,617 single-parent households (1,043 men, 1,574 women).

98.2% of residents of Brown speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $192,173,000 ($4,344 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,146,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $87,545,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,006,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,343,000
Federal grants: $48,202,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,832,000 ($734,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,245,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $657,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,706,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,637,000

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

Births: 2,964
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,041
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +38
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,211
Here +27 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brown County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.18 millions of gallons per day (86% from ground, 14% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Brown County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Brown County, Ohio
  • 8052014 or later
  • 2642010 to 2013
  • 3,1522000 to 2009
  • 4,1641990 to 1999
  • 2,8111980 to 1989
  • 2,7531970 to 1979
  • 1,3851960 to 1969
  • 1,6681950 to 1959
  • 5681940 to 1949
  • 2,9061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Ohio
  • 551 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1973 rooms
  • 6574 rooms
  • 3,2225 rooms
  • 3,0466 rooms
  • 2,3327 rooms
  • 1,7138 rooms
  • 1,7849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Ohio
  • 1071 room
  • 1622 rooms
  • 5693 rooms
  • 1,2654 rooms
  • 1,2755 rooms
  • 9366 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 1288 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brown County, Ohio
  • 56no bedroom
  • 1801 bedroom
  • 1,9542 bedrooms
  • 8,1363 bedrooms
  • 2,1554 bedrooms
  • 5345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brown County, Ohio
  • 118no bedroom
  • 8421 bedroom
  • 1,7472 bedrooms
  • 1,8923 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 725+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County, Ohio 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
  • 287no vehicle
  • 2,1481 vehicle
  • 4,8062 vehicles
  • 3,5703 vehicles
  • 1,4154 vehicles
  • 8435+ 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
  • 798no vehicle
  • 1,8741 vehicle
  • 1,4602 vehicles
  • 6093 vehicles
  • 1654 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles

89.2% of Brown County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Ohio.

Brown County:

89.2%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 34,907
  • Other state: 8,320
  • Northeast: 636
  • Midwest: 1,213
  • South: 5,826
  • West: 647
Year householders moved into unit in Brown County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brown County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 17.8%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 291
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 168
Here:

7.6%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 153
Here:

12.9%
Ohio:

23.1%

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:

  • Charges - Other: $3,489,000
    Solid Waste Management: $487,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $5,761,000
    Regular Highways: $4,970,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,796,000
    Health - Other: $4,171,000
    Police Protection: $3,967,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,615,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    General - Other: $764,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,002,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,572,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $837,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    General Revenue - Other: $384,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $594,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,998,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $837,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,031,000
    Other: $3,043,000
    Public Welfare: $2,750,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,357,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,091,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,595,000
    Property: $4,034,000
    Other License: $59,000

Brown County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,489,000
    Solid Waste Management: $487,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $5,761,000
    Regular Highways: $4,970,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,796,000
    Health - Other: $4,171,000
    Police Protection: $3,967,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,615,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    General - Other: $764,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,002,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,572,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $837,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    General Revenue - Other: $384,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $594,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,998,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $837,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,031,000
    Other: $3,043,000
    Public Welfare: $2,750,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,357,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,091,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,595,000
    Property: $4,034,000
    Other License: $59,000

Brown County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,489,000
    Solid Waste Management: $487,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $5,761,000
    Regular Highways: $4,970,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,796,000
    Health - Other: $4,171,000
    Police Protection: $3,967,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,615,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    General - Other: $764,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,002,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,572,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $837,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    General Revenue - Other: $384,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $594,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,998,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $837,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,031,000
    Other: $3,043,000
    Public Welfare: $2,750,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,357,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,091,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,595,000
    Property: $4,034,000
    Other License: $59,000

Brown County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,489,000
    Solid Waste Management: $487,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $5,761,000
    Regular Highways: $4,970,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,796,000
    Health - Other: $4,171,000
    Police Protection: $3,967,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,615,000
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000
    General - Other: $764,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $85,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,002,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,572,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $837,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $431,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $592,000
    General Revenue - Other: $384,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $594,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,998,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $837,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,031,000
    Other: $3,043,000
    Public Welfare: $2,750,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,357,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,091,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,595,000
    Property: $4,034,000
    Other License: $59,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,009
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 946
  • Number of recipients under 18: 138
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 723
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 148
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 360
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 465
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED159$91,189149$93,530784$127,38536$28,8612$370,50094$117,149111$69,117
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$92,81321$70,61975$114,2402$42,0000$02$127,00026$66,769
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$102,72959$95,746422$121,47647$39,6380$030$117,93364$76,219
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$122,66719$105,053172$124,3729$47,6670$010$127,80010$96,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$92,0002$66,00057$126,2984$46,5000$03$56,6675$95,200
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$121,87525$155,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$104,85710$164,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$99,0003$196,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,0002$138,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$107,500
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brown, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brown, OH - Value
Most common first names in Brown County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary30979.4 years
William29475.2 years
John27073.9 years
Charles24975.7 years
James23772.8 years
Robert19973.4 years
George14774.7 years
Helen10378.1 years
Ruth9978.9 years
Anna9481.2 years
Most common last names in Brown County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11174.8 years
Wilson9476.4 years
Miller8976.8 years
Watson6572.1 years
Jones6473.7 years
Brown5477.0 years
Johnson5377.8 years
Cooper5074.4 years
Martin4975.8 years
Davis4876.0 years
Businesses in Brown County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS1