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Brownsburg, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Brownsburg had a population of 22,993 as of July 1, 2015. Brownsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownsburg is located at latitude 39.8335 and longitude -86.3839 in Hendricks County. 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. Hendricks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Town of Brownsburg (GNIS ID: 2396611) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Brownsburg is located within Township of Lincoln, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hendricks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Brownsburg, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,993
Population in Households 22,649
Population in Familes 19,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 344
Population Density1 2,076
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 8,563
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 6,308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,696 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,867 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 504 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $197,100
Average Home Value $230,996


Median Household Income $67,173
Average Household Income $81,906
Per Capita Income $30,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.59%
Households 1.43% 1.59%
Families 1.56% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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, 2015 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 # 114 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 125 82nd
Median Household Income # 49 93rd
Per Capita Income # 56 92nd

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