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Brown County, IL
The county was named for Gen. Jacob Brown

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Brown County is one of 102 counties in Illinois. The estimated population in 2004 was 6,805. This was a decrease of  -2.09% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$35,445
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brown County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Brown County was $17,707. This was an increase of 17.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 57% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Mount Sterling
Census 2000 highlights: Ranked No. 7 among nation's counties for ratio of men to women - 174.7 men for every 100 women

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31% of Brown County residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brown County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Brown County include Ausmus Cemetery, Beans Cemetery, Becam Cemetery, Bell Cemetery, Benville Cemetery, Bixler Cemetery, Bowman Cemetery, Buckhorn Cemetery, Butler Cemetery, Casteen Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Brown County include Buckhorn, Cooperstown, Elkhorn, Lee, Missouri, Mount Sterling, Mount Sterling, Pea Ridge, Ripley, Ripley ... View communities

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School districts in Brown County include Brown County C U Schools Dist 1 ... View school districts

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Libraries in Brown County include Brown County Public Library, Versailles Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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