Brownwood, TX


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Brownwood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 19,153 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Brownwood is the 129th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Brownwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brownwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brownwood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brownwood who work in office and administrative support (12.89%), sales jobs (10.13%), and management occupations (9.34%).

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 12.94 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Brownwood citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.66% of adults 25 and older in Brownwood have a college degree.

The per capita income in Brownwood in 2010 was $20,501, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,004 for a family of four. However, Brownwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Brownwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brownwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brownwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brownwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brownwood include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Brownwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.