Browntown, Wisconsin

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Browntown is a village in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 252 at the 2000 census.



Browntown is located at 42°34′38″N 89°47′35″W / 42.57722°N 89.79306°W / 42.57722; -89.79306 (42.577268, -89.793134)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 252 people, 100 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 238.9 people per square mile (92.7/km²). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 98.6/sq mi (38.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the population.

There were 100 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $36,500, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,876. About 4.9% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.3% of those sixty five or over.


The community is located near Browntown-Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area. The Cheese Country Trail passes through the village. A popular local tradition is an annual street dance called "Rolo Tony Browntown," usually hosted near the middle of summer.[4]

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