About This Place
Brown City is a city in Lapeer and Sanilac counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,334 at the 2000 census. The city is located almost exclusively in Sanilac County, with only a small portion of the city extending into Lapeer County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,334 people, 520 households, and 361 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,247.3 per square mile (481.4/km²). There were 562 housing units at an average density of 525.5 per square mile (202.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.90% White, 0.07% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.60% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.30% of the population.