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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Brownstown is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 2,274. Brownstown is in Lancaster County. Living in Brownstown offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Brownstown and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brownstown are highly rated.
About Brownstown...
Population
2,274

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$236,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,298
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Brownstown

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,514
National
$55,322
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Brownstown Reviews

1 review
Brownstown is a wonderful small town. I wish the community was more tight knit with business and changes.
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