|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brownsville is 187,831. Brownsville, Texas is the 137th largest city in the US.
Brownsville is located entirely in Cameron County.
The current population of Brownsville (187,831) is it's peak population.
Brownsville has grown 31.0% since the 2000. Brownsville, Texas is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Brownsville has a population density of 1,322.6 people per square mile.
|135||Providence, Rhode Island||189,692||9.1%|
|139||Newport News, Virginia||184,587||2.3%|
|143||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||181,668||6.1%|
The total voting age population of Brownsville, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 94,613. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Brownsville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brownsville are 95.5% White, 2.5% Other, 0.6% Black, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% Two or more races and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 93.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brownsville, 29.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.1%. On a per-household basis, 26.4% of families are below the poverty line in Brownsville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.4% of Brownsville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 65.4% of Brownsville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brownsville residents aged 5 and older, 85.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 84.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brownsville is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brownsville, 18.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brownsville is $38,588.
In Brownsville, 60.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.3% of housing units in Brownsville.
Of all the housing units in Brownsville, 2.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Brownsville, 33.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 19,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brownsville is $736.
In Brownsville, 52.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.