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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A-
Brown County is located in Texas with a population of 37,787. Living in Brown County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Brown County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brown County are above average.
Population
37,787

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$691
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
    290.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    105.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    37.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    471.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,573.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    101.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Brown County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,062
National
$55,322

Brown County Reviews

1 review
Small community and my hometown. Great place to raise your kids. The only thing i would change in my hometown is for the kids/teenagers to have more places to hang out. There is a majority of great places to work. There is new opportunities for employment added daily.
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