Brownstown is located in south Illinois. Brownstown is part of Fayette County. Brownstown has 0.77 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Brownstown population is 700, which has shrunk 0.71% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Brownstown median household income is $41,838 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.07% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Brownstown median house value is $50,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 5.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Brownstown is close to the state average in quality. The Brownstown area code is 618.