Brown County is located in south-central Minnesota. The County Seat is New Ulm and the largest city is New Ulm. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.brown.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,292 and the 2010 census population was 25,893. The land area is 611.09 square miles and there are 42.4 persons per square mile.
98.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 90.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $121,900, there are 10,820 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,576, the median household income is $48,256, and 9.4% of the persons in Brown County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,801. Retail sales (in $1000) were $301,204, and sales per capita were $11,618.
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