Brownington, Missouri

Brownington, Missouri

Brownington is a city in Henry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 119 at the 2000 census, at which time it was a town.


The town of Brownington was first located in the year 1869, and joined that of Consville and was laid out by William N. Doyle. Consville, however, was founded in 1867, but the two communities have since merged.


Brownington is located at (38.245725, -93.722693).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 119 people, 45 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 811.1 people per square mile (306.3/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 463.5/sq mi (175.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.80% White, 1.68% African American and 2.52% Native American.

There were 45 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 31.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,250, and the median income for a family was $27,750. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $15,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,174. There were 16.1% of families and 21.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.6% of under eighteens and 32.1% of those over 64.


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