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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C-
Brown County is located in Ohio with a population of 43,799. Living in Brown County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Brown County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
43,799

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$118,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$668
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Brown County 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
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    31.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    10.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    93.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    31.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    312.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,825.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    146
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Brown County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,188
National
$55,322

Brown County Reviews

1 review
Lovely rural area.. beautiful scenery and perfect small town life. The locals could be more friendly in welcoming new residents moving into the area. Their treatment of special needs individuals could improve as well!
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