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Brownstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Brownstown Census Designated Place had a population of 3,161 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Brownstown is located at latitude 40.1271 and longitude -76.2182 in Lancaster County. The formal boundaries for the Brownstown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lancaster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Brownstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2634418) 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 Brownstown Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Earl, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lancaster County.

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Brownstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,161
Population in Households 3,157
Population in Familes 2,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,272
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $80,452
Average Household Income $107,146
Per Capita Income $36,688


Total Housing Units 1,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 911 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $201,535
Average Home Value $250,055


Total Households 1,087
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 865
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.41% 1.16%
Households 1.35% 1.12%
Families 1.14% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Brownstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 434 75th
Population Density # 937 47th
Diversity Index # 577 67th
Median Household Income # 147 92nd
Per Capita Income # 224 87th

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