Living in Brownsville, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Brownsville SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
4
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Brownsville, TX Crime Report

5,528
Total Crimes
2,996.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.68%
Above National Average

Brownsville, TX Cost Of Living

74
Brownsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average

Brownsville, Texas Info Snack

Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County, Texas. It is the sixteenth most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population at the 2010 census of 175,023 and an estimated population in 2014 of 183,046. It is located at the southernmost tip of Texas, on the northern bank of the Rio Grande, directly north and across the border from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Population
182,679
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
31.0%
Median Home
$87,600
Median Income
$36,499
Median Rent
$710

Brownsville, TX Photos

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Rankings for Brownsville in Texas

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Map Of Brownsville, TX

Population over time in Brownsville

Year Population % Change
2017 182,679 0.3%
2016 182,083 -0.0%
2015 182,110 0.3%
2014 181,487 0.9%
2013 179,834 1.1%
2012 177,795 1.5%
2011 175,210 1.6%
2010 172,491 1.7%
2009 169,599 -
Crime/100k Brownsville TX USA
Violent Crime 376.2 410.9 368.9
Murder 1.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 76.4 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 292.2 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2620.6 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 299.8 410.8 376.0
Larceny 2245.5 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 75.4 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Brownsville

White
4.7% (8,646)
African American
0.4% (676)
American Indian
0.2% (353)
Asian
0.6% (1,059)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (45)
Two Or More
0.1% (201)
Hispanic
94.0% (171,699)
Race Brownsville TX USA
White 4.7% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 94.0% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Brownsville, Texas

Less than $10,000
13.6% (2,490,610)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (1,483,459)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.9% (2,718,671)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (2,170,829)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (2,439,969)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (3,072,449)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (1,663,712)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (1,568,450)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (358,027)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (301,720)
Income Brownsville TX USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Brownsville

Female
51.5% (94,043)
Male
48.5% (88,635)
Gender Brownsville TX USA
Female 51.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Brownsville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
21.0% (38,362)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (27,401)
High School / GED
23.0% (42,016)
Some College
16.0% (29,228)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (10,960)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (25,575)
Master's Degree
4.0% (7,307)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,826)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Brownsville TX USA
< 9th Grade 21.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Brownsville

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

Rolando Arriazola

I'm from Brownsville and Google doesn't show all the taco trucks parked at the swap meet and the bright side is that we have Padre island a beautiful island beach too cool off

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