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Encyclopedia > Brown County, Indiana

Brown County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 14,957. The county's county seat is Nashville, Indiana6. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Nashville is a town located in Brown County, Indiana. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 820 km² (317 mi²). 809 km² (312 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.38% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 14,957 people, 5,897 households, and 4,434 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km² (48/mi²). There are 7,163 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.16% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 0.88% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,897 households out of which 29.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% are non-families. 20.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 2.89. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 29.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $43,708, and the median income for a family is $49,252. Males have a median income of $36,828 versus $24,321 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,548. 8.90% of the population and 7.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.10% of those under the age of 18 and 10.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Nashville is a town located in Brown County, Indiana. ...

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  • Brown County (http://www.co.brown.wi.us/)
  • Brown County Convention & Visitors Bureau (http://www.browncounty.com/)
  • Brown County Chamber of Commerce (http://www.nashvilleindiana.com/)
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Brown County, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (362 words)
Brown County is a county located in the state of Indiana.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 29.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $43,708, and the median income for a family is $49,252.
Encyclopedia: Brown County, Indiana (2491 words)
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