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The county is in the New Ulm metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 26,763. This was a decrease of -.55% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Brown County was $27,027. This was an increase of 20.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 87% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
58% of Brown County residents report German ancestry, and 5% 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 Albion Lutheran Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Cottonwood Cemetery, Current Cemetery, Eden Cemetery, Faith Cemetery, Golden Gate Cemetery, Home Cemetery, Immanuel Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Brown County include Albin, Bashaw, Burnstown, Cobden, Comfrey, Cottonwood, Eden, Evan, Hanska, Home ... View communities
Colleges in Brown County include Martin Luther College ... View colleges
School districts in Brown County include Comfrey, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield ... View school districts
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Libraries in Brown County include Comfrey Community Library, Hanska Public Library, New Ulm Public Library, Sleepy Eye: Dyckman Free Library, Springfield Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Brown County include New Ulm Journal, Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch ... View newspapers
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brown County political report.
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