Brown County is located in East Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Green Bay and the largest city is Green Bay. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.brown.wi.us . The 2014 population estimate is 256,670 and the 2010 census population was 248,007. The land area is 529.71 square miles and there are 468.2 persons per square mile.
89.3% of the population is White, 2.5% is Black or African American, 7.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 3% is Asian, 3.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 90.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $158,700, there are 98,962 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,787, the median household income is $53,119, and 11.5% of the persons in Brown County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 17,312. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,538,353, and sales per capita were $14,551. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.7%.
Brown County is the home of the City of Green Bay and the Packers. It was one of the first three counties in Wisconsin and was named for Major General Jacob Brown, an army officer in the War of 1812. The County government center is at 305 E. Walnut Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301.
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