Brownville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,142 people and just one neighborhood, Brownville is the 709th largest community in New York. Brownville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
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, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brownville who work in sales jobs (17.47%), healthcare (10.80%) and office and administrative support (10.11%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Brownville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Brownville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.90 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.
Brownville is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.