Skip to Main Content
Brownstown
  • Town in Indiana

Report Card

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

editorial

Brownstown is a town in Indiana with a population of 2,923. Brownstown is in Jackson County. Living in Brownstown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Brownstown and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brownstown are above average.

About

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$742
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Brownstown
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Fast financing, unprecedented service, and no hidden fees.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Brownstown 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
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    169.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    33.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    541.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,505.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    338.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Brownstown

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,348
National
$62,843

Similar Places

Places like Brownstown

Brownstown Reviews

Rating 3.38 out of 5  8 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Brownstown
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

add-to-list