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Brownsdale
Motto(s): 
"Garden Spot of Mower County"
Location of Brownsdale, Minnesota
Location of Brownsdale, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Mower
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.18 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.18 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 676
 • Estimate 
(2019)
691
 • Density 1,522.03/sq mi (587.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55918
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-08164
GNIS feature ID 0640546
Website City of Brownsdale

Brownsdale is a city in Red Rock Township, Mower County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 676 at the 2010 census.

History

Brownsdale was platted in 1856, and named for Andrew D. Brown, a businessperson in the lumber industry. A post office has been in operation at Brownsdale since 1857. Brownsdale was incorporated in 1876.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 346
1890 282 −18.5%
1900 261 −7.4%
1910 264 1.1%
1920 271 2.7%
1930 273 0.7%
1940 355 30.0%
1950 493 38.9%
1960 622 26.2%
1970 625 0.5%
1980 691 10.6%
1990 695 0.6%
2000 718 3.3%
2010 676 −5.8%
2019 (est.) 691 2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 676 people, 286 households, and 190 families living in the city. The population density was 1,438.3 inhabitants per square mile (555.3/km2). There were 315 housing units at an average density of 670.2 per square mile (258.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.1% African American, 1.3% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 286 households, of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 41.4 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

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