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Brownsburg
  • Suburb of Indianapolis, IN

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Brownsburg is a suburb of Indianapolis with a population of 26,046. Brownsburg is in Hendricks County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Brownsburg offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Brownsburg and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brownsburg are highly rated.

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About Brownsburg...
Population
26,046

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$195,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,135
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Brownsburg Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    118.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    7.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    92.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    762.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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