Browntown is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 282 people and just one neighborhood, Browntown is the 470th largest community in Wisconsin. Browntown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Browntown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.62% of the Browntown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Browntown is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Browntown who work in sales jobs (9.59%), office and administrative support (8.90%) and maintenance occupations (6.85%).
Also of interest is that Browntown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Browntown is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Browntown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Browntown perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small village, Browntown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.