Latest Data (2017)
Population 183,299
Nationwide Rank 135

Quick Facts

Brownsville, Texas is the 135th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Brownsville, Texas is a city.

Brownsville, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Brownsville had its largest population ever.

Brownsville, Texas is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 73% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Brownsville, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%
132 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,677 7.6%
133 Tempe, Arizona 185,038 16.4%
134 Cape Coral, Florida 183,365 77.4%
135 Brownsville, Texas 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney, Texas 181,330 223.8%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 180,393 3.7%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 180,072 5.2%
139 Newport News, Virginia 179,388 -0.4%
140 Chattanooga, Tennessee 179,139 14.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,452 37.4%
142 Frisco, Texas 177,286 402.4%
143 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 176,888 40.8%
144 Oceanside, California 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario, California 175,841 10.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
59 Corpus Christi 325,605 17.4%
69 Plano 286,143 27.6%
80 Laredo 260,654 45.2%
83 Lubbock 253,888 26.7%
93 Irving 240,373 25.2%
95 Garland 238,002 10.1%
117 Amarillo 199,826 14.8%
125 Grand Prairie 193,837 51.3%
135 Brownsville 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney 181,330 223.8%
142 Frisco 177,286 402.4%
168 Pasadena 153,520 8.1%
181 Killeen 145,482 61.3%
183 Mesquite 143,949 15.1%
185 McAllen 142,696 33.3%
193 Waco 136,436 19.0%
195 Denton 136,268 62.9%
197 Midland 136,089 43.2%
198 Carrollton 135,710 23.0%
221 Round Rock 123,678 103.8%
228 Abilene 121,885 5.1%
232 Pearland 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont 119,114 4.9%
240 Odessa 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson 116,783 26.5%
253 College Station 113,564 64.8%
287 Lewisville 106,021 35.2%
291 Tyler 104,991 24.3%
292 League City 104,903 128.6%
295 Wichita Falls 104,747 0.6%
304 Allen 100,685 123.3%
306 San Angelo 100,119 13.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 183,299 135
2016 183,823 132
2015 183,887 131
2014 183,046 130
2013 181,860 131
2012 180,097 131
2011 178,348 131
2010 175,023 133
2009 176,859 131
2008 173,700 132
2007 170,597 133
2006 167,599 138
2005 164,157 141
2004 160,488 140
2003 156,071 139
2002 151,295 143
2001 147,186 146
2000 143,368 151
1990 115,143 159