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Brown Hill is located in southwest Victoria and has a population of around 2,100 (49.0% male, 51.0% female). Around 545 families live in the area and of those 40.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 17.6% of families have only a single parent while 39.3% of couples have no children. Brown Hill covers an area of approximately 321 hectares (792 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Brown Hill is between $250-$399 per week (17.1% of people). 6.0% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 0.5% of the population.
Of the 793 private dwellings in Brown Hill 35% are owned outright by their occupiers, 41% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 21% are being rented. On average there are around 2.6 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Brown Hill is as follows: 87.0% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 12.6% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Brown Hill 45% are married, 10% are divorced, 3% are separated, 7% are widowed and 36% have never married.
Brown Hill varies in altitude/elevation from about 440 m (highlight point) to 526 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Brown Hill is 3350.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Brown Hill include Ballarat East, Black Hill, Brown Hill, Nerrina and Warrenheip.
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