Brownfield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,736 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Brownfield is the 230th largest community in Texas.
Brownfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Brownfield is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brownfield who work in management occupations (9.30%), food service (9.02%), and healthcare (8.68%).
As is often the case in a small city, Brownfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Brownfield is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.44% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brownfield in 2010 was $22,126, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,504 for a family of four. However, Brownfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brownfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brownfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brownfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brownfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 54.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brownfield include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Brownfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.