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Brown County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 44,163 (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: 90 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brown County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (27.7%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Brown County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 21,923  (49.6%)
Females: 22,240  (50.4%)
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Brown County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Brown County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,571 ($38,303 in 1999)

This county:

$49,571
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $487 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $629)
This county:

$487
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $123,743 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Brown:

$123,743
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,413 - $186,929

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $168,520
Here:

$168,520
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,470
Here:

$142,470
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $178,099
Here:

$178,099
State:

$135,691

Mobile homes: $62,892
Here:

$62,892
State:

$48,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,083
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 92 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2004: 189 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,333 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,187 (1.0%)

Brown County household income distribution in 2009 Brown County home values distribution Brown County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.8%
Brown County:

15.8%
Ohio:

14.6%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.9% for other race residents, 29.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 41.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 34.7 years old, American Indian residents: 36.5 years old, Asian residents: 35.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 11.6 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 September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,164
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 307 (49.4% naturalized citizens)

Brown County:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 16
  • 2000 to 2009: 89
  • 1990 to 1999: 65
  • 1980 to 1989: 13
  • 1970 to 1979: 40
  • Before 1970: 46
Note: State values scaled to Brown County population

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: 13,950
  • One, attached: 350
  • Two: 245
  • 3 or 4: 488
  • 5 to 9: 544
  • 10 to 19: 243
  • 20 to 49: 114
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 3,584
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Brown County with a mortgage: 7,667 (201 second mortgage, 571 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,088

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brown County

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 slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) 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 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
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from Brown County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 255.3 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 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
  • Ohio Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Ohio Storms/Floods, Incident Period: January 20, 1996 to January 31, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1097: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1097, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • 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: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (12%)
  • Brazil (11%)
  • Italy (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Australia (9%)
  • Kazakhstan (8%)
  • Guatemala (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brown County (%):

  • American (45%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Brown County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,355 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 626 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 28 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 177 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,197 (12.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $42,722.

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($23,277 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($7,298 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.29%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clermont County, OH  2.23% ($26,288 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.54% ($36,011)
from Adams County, OH  0.44% ($33,310)
from Highland County, OH  0.30% ($28,625)
from Mason County, KY  0.20% ($30,219)
from Clinton County, OH  0.19% ($43,533)
from Butler County, OH  0.17% ($22,536)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.85% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($21,862 average AGI)
1.60% relocated to other states ($7,947 average AGI)
Brown County:

1.60%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clermont County, OH  2.76% ($26,936 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.58% ($28,800)
to Adams County, OH  0.38% ($29,806)
to Highland County, OH  0.28% ($25,326)
to Mason County, KY  0.28% ($34,913)
to Butler County, OH  0.16% ($28,885)
to Clinton County, OH  0.15% ($32,760)

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 2014: 10.4

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 live births in Brown County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brown County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Brown County, Ohio in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (581)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (473)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (453)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (321)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (256)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (186)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (166)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (144)
  • Unspecified dementia (138)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (130)

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: 44,163
  • In family households: 37,124 (6,367 male householders, 5,605 female householders)
    8,887 spouses, 11,839 children (10,720 natural, 370 adopted, 765 stepchildren), 1,403 grandchildren, 247 brothers or sisters, 421 parents, 934 other relatives, 1,437 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,403 (2,590 male householders (2,070 living alone)), 2,533 female householders (2,157 living alone)), 1,284 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 579

Size of family households: 5,882 2-persons, 2,528 3-persons, 1,882 4-persons, 1,033 5-persons, 343 6-persons, 332 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,222 1-person, 683 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 27 5-persons.

5,218 married couples with children.
2,990 single-parent households (938 men, 2,052 women).

98.3% of residents of Brown speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 62% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other 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:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 392
  • 2010 to 2013: 508
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,099
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,052
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,411
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,524
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,438
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,380
  • 1940 to 1949: 711
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,365
Note: State values scaled to Brown population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brown County population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 191
  • 4 rooms: 678
  • 5 rooms: 3,015
  • 6 rooms: 3,456
  • 7 rooms: 2,019
  • 8 rooms: 1,581
  • 9+ rooms: 1,745
  • 1 room: 69
  • 2 rooms: 79
  • 3 rooms: 541
  • 4 rooms: 849
  • 5 rooms: 1,297
  • 6 rooms: 892
  • 7 rooms: 381
  • 8 rooms: 148
  • 9+ rooms: 88
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brown County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brown County population
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 125
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,046
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,303
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,726
  • 5+ bedrooms: 509
  • no bedroom: 77
  • 1 bedroom: 758
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,444
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,796
  • 4 bedrooms: 233
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
Cars and other vehicles available in Brown County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brown County population
  • no vehicle: 380
  • 1 vehicle: 2,340
  • 2 vehicles: 4,705
  • 3 vehicles: 3,477
  • 4 vehicles: 1,343
  • 5+ vehicles: 588
  • no vehicle: 601
  • 1 vehicle: 1,682
  • 2 vehicles: 1,368
  • 3 vehicles: 577
  • 4 vehicles: 142
  • 5+ vehicles: 31

90% of Brown County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Ohio.

Brown County:

90.3%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 34,833
  • Other state: 8,805
  • Northeast: 553
  • Midwest: 1,449
  • South: 6,150
  • West: 637

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brown County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.5%)
  • Utility gas (13.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Wood (6.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (69.8%)
  • Utility gas (15.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 167
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 130
Here:

6.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

13.4%
Ohio:

23.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Brown County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $510,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $38,988,000
    Health - Other: $4,607,000
    Regular Highways: $3,886,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,626,000
    Police Protection: $3,071,000
    General - Other: $2,995,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,921,000
    Central Staff Services: $499,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $343,000
    General Public Buildings: $208,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,047,000
    General - Other: $802,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,627,000

Brown County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $39,413,000
    All Other: $3,061,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $840,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $819,000
    Interest Earnings: $658,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,547,000
    Highways: $3,914,000
    Public Welfare: $3,118,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,065,000
    Health and Hospitals: $888,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,291,000
    Property: $2,778,000
    Other License: $5,000

Brown County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,910,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,405,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,510,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,384,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,505,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $126,000

Brown County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,689,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,384,000

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
Brown County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Brown County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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