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Brownsburg is a suburb of Indianapolis with a population of 24,072. Brownsburg is in Hendricks County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Brownsburg offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brownsburg there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Brownsburg and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brownsburg are highly rated.
About Brownsburg...
Population
24,072

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,024
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Brownsburg Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    150
    283
  • Murder
    4
    6
  • Rape
    21
    41
  • Robbery
    23
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    85
    500
  • Theft
    976
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    85
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$68,647
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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I have lived in Brownsburg my entire life. I am now married and have a two year old and I do not see us ever leaving. We are out in the country part of town so it is not too crazy out here but we are close enough that we can run into town whenever we need to. They have a wonderful school corporation and it is turning into a very diverse community which I believe is very important in raising a well rounded and respectful child. I would recommend the town of Brownsburg to anyone and everyone, especially if you have children and are wanting a great school corporation!
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I am currently a student in Brownsburg, IN and I love everything about Brownsburg! It has great schools, many activities to get involved in, amazing churches, and it is overall a close-knit community! I have had to pleasure of living here for over 5 years, and I am so happy that I've gotten to grow up here. It is a great place for families because of how many opportunities the town has for everyone.
I have lived in Brownsburg for my entire teenage life, and it has been quite the trip. I went through Delaware Elementary, Brownsburg Elementary, West Middle School then onto Saint Malachy for my 8th grade year (St. Malachy experienced a relocation to a newly constructed building, along with a brand new church before I attended). Everyone is very open and friendly, and there is no shame on relying on your neighbors. The firefighters and policemen are quite responsive. Snow plows have been a massive help this winter, but they do plow main roads before neighborhoods - do be warned about that. There are a number of strip malls and stores within walking distance in the middle of town, along with two large parks/forests. It is all very convenient and I absolutely adore the general set up, I hope I do not have to move far when I graduate.