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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brownfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (8.83%), office and administrative support (8.51%), and healthcare (7.96%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.90 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Brownfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Brownfield with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.83% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brownfield in 2010 was $21,373, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,492 for a family of four. However, Brownfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brownfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brownfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Brownfield, accounting for 55.76% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Brownfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brownfield include English, German, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Brownfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.