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Browns Valley is a township in Big Stone County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Browns Valley. For links to other places called Browns Valley, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Browns Valley is 45.548N. The longitude is -96.704W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,106 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 438.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Browns Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Big Stone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56219 ZIP code.
50% of Browns Valley residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Browns Valley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Browns Valley was $15,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Browns Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Browns Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $155. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $510.
Big Stone County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Browns Valley political report.
The average commute time for Browns Valley workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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