Browntown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Browntown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Browntown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,452 as of July 1, 2016. Browntown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Browntown is located at latitude 41.3138 and longitude -75.7827 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Browntown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Browntown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628804) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Browntown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pittston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Browntown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Browntown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,452
Population in Households 1,452
Population in Familes 1,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,135
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 425
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $140,566
Average Home Value $160,974


Median Household Income $52,574
Average Household Income $62,710
Per Capita Income $26,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.18%
Households 0.48% 0.19%
Families 0.73% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Browntown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Browntown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 786 55th
Population Density1 # 394 78th
Diversity Index2 # 1043 41st
Median Household Income # 704 60th
Per Capita Income # 652 63rd

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