Brownsburg 89 Exceptional
Brownsburg Livability #8 ranked city in Indiana#315 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

A- Brownsburg Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Brownsburg Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Indiana
946% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Brownsburg cost of living
A+ Brownsburg Crime Total crime is 60% lower than Indiana
Total crime
86463% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 11663% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-21%Year over year crime is down
Brownsburg crime
C+ Brownsburg Employment Household income is 36% higher than Indiana
Median household income
$68,64724% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$31,7606% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%43% lower than the US average
Brownsburg employment
C- Brownsburg Housing Home value is 21% higher than Indiana
Median home value
$153,00017% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0248% higher than the US average
Home ownership
75%17% higher than the US average
Brownsburg real estate or Brownsburg rentals
A+ Brownsburg Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than Indiana
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
78%63% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:119% higher than the US average
Brownsburg K-12 schools
A+ Brownsburg User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Brownsburg
Overall user rating
88% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
93% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Brownsburg, IN

      Brownsburg is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Indiana. The city has a population of 24,072 inhabitants. The majority of Brownsburg residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 82% of the population considered married and 51% with kids under the age of 18, Brownsburg could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Living in Brownsburg can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of Indiana, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Brownsburg and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Brownsburg to Indiana and the national average.

      With a livability score of 83/100, Brownsburg is ranked #793 in the United States and #13 in Indiana. This is a fantastic score, as Brownsburg ranks well in multiple categories! Another exciting tidbit, is that Brownsburg ranks better than 90% of all US cities! For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Brownsburg ranks very well for amenities (A-), crime (A+) and education (A+).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Brownsburg has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 177 crimes per 100,000 residents, Brownsburg has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Brownsburg have a test score average of 88%, which is well above the US average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Brownsburg is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Brownsburg come in at $153,000, which is 20.9% higher than the Indiana average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Brownsburg, the home price to income ratio is 2.2, which is 12% lower than the Indiana average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Brownsburg area were 8.1% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.4%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Brownsburg transportation information

      Average one way commute26min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.7%83.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.6%8.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%2.1%2.8%
      Working from home3.1%3.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Brownsburg, IN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).