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Brown County, Nebraska
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Location in the state of Nebraska
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Nebraska's location in the U.S.
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Seat Ainsworth
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,225 sq mi (3,173 km²)
1,221 sq mi (3,162 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.31%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Brown County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2000, the population is 3,525. Its county seat is Ainsworth6.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Brown County is represented by the prefix 75 (it had the seventy-fifth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,173 km² (1,225 sq mi). 3,163 km² (1,221 sq mi) of it is land and 10 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.31%) is water.

Adjacent Counties Edit


Brown County
Population by decade

1890 - 4,359
1900 - 3,470
1910 - 6,083
1920 - 6,749
1930 - 5,772
1940 - 5,962
1950 - 5,164
1960 - 4,436
1970 - 4,021
1980 - 4,377
1990 - 3,657
2000 - 3,525

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,525 people, 1,530 households, and 996 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 1,916 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.64% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,530 households out of which 26.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% were married couples living together, 5.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 31.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 5.20% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 22.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,356, and the median income for a family was $35,029. Males had a median income of $23,986 versus $17,135 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,924. About 8.50% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.70% of those under age 18 and 6.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and village Edit

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Coordinates: 42°26′N 99°56′W / 42.44, -99.93

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