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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Brown County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 258,004. Brown County is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Brown County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brown County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Brown County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Brown County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$746
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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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
    252.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    52.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    41.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    229
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,549.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    65.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

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Brown County Reviews

1 review
I love it close to beach also surrounding downs west Palm beach,Orlando, 2 hrs, key largo 120 miles also ft Lauderdale this is deerfield beach where I live it's great all big stores and malls
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