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Brownsburg, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Brownsburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hendricks County at latitude 39.8335 and longitude -86.3839. Hendricks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Brownsburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brownsburg, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Brownsburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Brownsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsburg: Brownsburgh, Harrisburg, Harrisburgh.

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Brownsburg, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 22,744
Population in Households 22,428
Population in Familes 19,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 316
Population Density1 2,054
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 8,489
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 6,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,648 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,840 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $178,536
Average Home Value $207,981


Median Household Income $67,868
Average Household Income $84,612
Per Capita Income $31,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.57% 1.72%
Households 1.56% 1.72%
Families 1.71% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brownsburg, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsburg to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 41 94th
Population Density1 # 117 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 125 82nd
Median Household Income # 44 94th
Per Capita Income # 45 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.