Brownville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,153 people and just one neighborhood, Brownville is the 709th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Brownville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brownville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brownville is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brownville who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), sales jobs (14.58%) and management occupations (10.94%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Brownville, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Brownville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Brownville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.64 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small village, Brownville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.