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Browntown, Wisconsin
Village
Location in Green County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Green County and the state of Wisconsin.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Green
Area
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 280
 • Estimate (2012) 281
 • Density 264.2/sq mi (102.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-10475
GNIS feature ID 1562278

Browntown is a village in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 280 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Browntown is located at 42°34′38″N 89°47′35″W / 42.57722°N 89.79306°W / 42.57722; -89.79306 (42.577268, -89.793134).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 246
1910 222 −9.8%
1920 245 10.4%
1930 291 18.8%
1940 271 −6.9%
1950 279 3.0%
1960 263 −5.7%
1970 253 −3.8%
1980 284 12.3%
1990 256 −9.9%
2000 252 −1.6%
2010 280 11.1%
Est. 2015 283 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 280 people, 109 households, and 83 families residing in the village. The population density was 264.2 inhabitants per square mile (102.0/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 109.4 per square mile (42.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.7% White, 0.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 1.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 109 households of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.8% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.9% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 27.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 252 people, 100 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 238.9 people per square mile (92.7/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 98.6 per square mile (38.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the population.

There were 100 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,500, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,876. About 4.9% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.3% of those sixty five or over.

Recreation

The community is located near Browntown-Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area. The Cheese Country Trail passes through the village.

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