Brown County is located in south-central Indiana. The County Seat is Nashville and the largest city is Nashville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.browncounty-in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,962 and the 2010 census population was 15,242. The land area is 311.98 square miles and there are 48.9 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 87.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $157,400, there are 5,889 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,833, the median household income is $51,568, and 14.6% of the persons in Brown County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,952. Retail sales (in $1000) were $61,518, and sales per capita were $4,180. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.4%.
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