Latest Data (2016)
Population 183,823
Nationwide Rank 132

Quick Facts

Brownsville, Texas is the 132nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Brownsville, Texas is a city.

Brownsville, Texas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Brownsville had its largest population ever.

Brownsville, Texas is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Brownsville, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
122 Shreveport, Louisiana 194,920 -2.8%
123 Salt Lake City, Utah 193,744 6.5%
124 Huntsville, Alabama 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 188,966 24.5%
129 Knoxville, Tennessee 186,239 5.6%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 185,132 107.6%
131 Worcester, Massachusetts 184,508 6.9%
132 Brownsville, Texas 183,823 28.2%
133 Tempe, Arizona 182,498 14.8%
134 Santa Clarita, California 181,972 16.9%
135 Newport News, Virginia 181,825 0.8%
136 Cape Coral, Florida 179,804 73.9%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 179,219 3.0%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 178,752 4.4%
139 Chattanooga, Tennessee 177,571 13.2%
140 Rancho Cucamonga, California 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
58 Corpus Christi 325,733 17.4%
69 Plano 286,057 27.5%
80 Laredo 257,156 43.2%
83 Lubbock 252,506 26.1%
91 Irving 238,289 24.1%
95 Garland 234,943 8.7%
116 Amarillo 199,582 14.6%
127 Grand Prairie 190,682 48.8%
132 Brownsville 183,823 28.2%
147 McKinney 172,298 207.7%
157 Frisco 163,656 363.8%
166 Pasadena 153,351 8.0%
181 Mesquite 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen 143,400 59.0%
184 McAllen 142,212 32.8%
196 Midland 134,610 41.6%
197 Waco 134,432 17.2%
200 Denton 133,808 59.9%
201 Carrollton 133,351 20.9%
223 Abilene 122,225 5.4%
227 Round Rock 120,892 99.2%
233 Beaumont 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa 117,871 30.2%
249 Pearland 113,570 146.5%
250 Richardson 113,347 22.8%
255 College Station 112,141 62.7%
287 Tyler 104,798 24.0%
288 Wichita Falls 104,724 0.5%
289 Lewisville 104,659 33.4%
297 League City 102,010 122.3%
303 San Angelo 100,702 13.8%
307 Allen 99,179 119.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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