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Brownsburg is a town in Hendricks County, in the Indianapolis metro area.

The community was named for James Brown, settler

The latitude of Brownsburg is 39.843N. The longitude is -86.397W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,956.


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Median household income
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$53,629
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brownsburg demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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26% of Brownsburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brownsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brownsburg was $23,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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32% of Brownsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brownsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $541.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,088.


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Libraries in Brownsburg include Brownsburg-Brown & Lincoln Twp Public Library ... View libraries

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Hendricks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Brownsburg workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brownsburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Brownsburg include Comfort Suites Brownsburg, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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