Brownsville Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Brownsville Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
186,738

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.1%
5 - 17:
21.4%
18 - 24:
12.7%
25 - 34:
12.0%
35 - 54:
23.8%
55 - 64:
9.5%
Over 65 Years:
12.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
5.5%
5.5%
66.3%
66.3%
19.7%
19.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Brownsville
USA
$17,108
$17,108
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Brownsville
USA
$40,924
$40,924
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.5%

Employment Industries in Brownsville

 
Healthcare
Education
Retail
Accommodation
Other
Construction
Manufacturing
Administration
Public Service
Transportation
Finance
Professional, scientific, and technical services
18.5%
18.5%
15.5%
15.5%
12.0%
12.0%
7.3%
7.3%
6.7%
6.7%
6.5%
6.5%
6.5%
6.5%
5.4%
5.4%
5.2%
5.2%
4.8%
4.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
White
Asian
Black or African American
Other Race / Two or More Races
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
American Indian and Alaska Native
94.1%
94.1%
4.8%
4.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
English
Irish
Italian
French
Polish
Dutch
Scottish
Welsh
Swedish
Russian
Portuguese
Norwegian
French Canadian
European
Czech
British
Yugoslavian
Other West Indian
West Indian
0.9%
0.9%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
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0.1%
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0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Spanish
English
Vietnamese
French
Tagalog
Other Asian languages
African languages
Arabic
Hungarian
Native American languages
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
Laotian
Thai
Miao/Hmong
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
Korean
Japanese
Chinese
Other Indo-European
84.7%
84.7%
14.5%
14.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
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0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Brownsville Residents:
28.0%