Brownsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 9,876 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Brownsville is the 58th largest community in Tennessee.
When you are in Brownsville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.56% of Brownsville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Brownsville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brownsville who work in office and administrative support (8.75%), sales jobs (6.44%), and teaching (6.23%).
Brownsville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Brownsville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.93% of adults in Brownsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Brownsville in 2010 was $17,729, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,916 for a family of four.
Brownsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brownsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brownsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Brownsville include Irish, German, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Brownsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.