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.
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.