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Brownsville Population

Brownsville is a city in Texas State of United States, lies on the western Gulf Coast in South Texas. Brownsville population in 2021 is estimated to be 187,935, covers city area of 145.19 sq mi (376.03 sq km), ranks eighteenth largest in Texas State and one-hundred-thirty-ninth city in the United States. Brownsville was founded by American entrepreneur Charles Stillman in 1848. Brownsville is in Cameron County and part of the Brownsville-Harlingen and is the Metropolitan Statistical Area with population of 421,017 in 2020.

Below is the Brownsville population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010175,400
2011178,2411.62
2012179,8280.89
2013180,9130.60
2014182,0090.61
2015181,984-0.01
2016182,8880.50
2017183,0660.10
2018183,3920.18
2019182,781-0.33
2020186,7382.16
2021 *187,9350.66
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Brownsville Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Brownsville population is 182,781, out of these 86,674 are male, 96,107 are female, The sex ratio of Brownsville is 90. The median age of the Brownsville population is 31.1, Brownsville population by age are, under 18 years is 53,610, 16 years and over is 135,383, 18 years and over is 129,171, 21 years and over is 120,711, 65 years and over is 28,364. 47.4% are male, 52.6% are female, Population of Brownsville by age percent-wise is, 29.3% are under 18 years old, 74.1% are 16 years and over, 70.7% are 18 years and over, 66.0% are 21 years and over, 12.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 59,943 housing units, The voting population of Brownsville are 99,624, out of these 45,752 are male voters, 53,872 are female voters, 45.9% are male, 54.1% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -515,7388.6%
5 - 912,9867.1%
10 - 1415,4788.5%
15 - 1915,7718.6%
20 - 2413,4307.3%
25 - 3425,31913.9%
35 - 4424,40813.4%
45 - 5418,49810.1%
55 - 599,5635.2%
60 - 648,4244.6%
65 - 7413,7967.5%
75 - 846,9213.8%
85 and over2,4491.3%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Brownsville Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Brownsville by race are:

White Population

White population in Brownsville, Texas are 171,537, percentage wise 93.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Brownsville, Texas are 780, percentage wise 0.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Brownsville, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Brownsville are 1,876, percentage wise 1.0 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Brownsville, Texas are 170,570. Percentage wise 93.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 163,123 are Mexican people, 36 are Puerto Ricans, 754 are Cubans, and 6,657 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race182,781Percent
White171,53793.8%
Black or African American7800.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native1130.1%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population1,8761.0%
Asian Indian%
Chinese%
Filipino%
Japanese%
Korean%
Vietnamese%
Other Asian Population
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino170,57093.3%
Mexican163,12389.2%
Puerto Rican360.0%
Cuban7540.4%
Other Hispanic or Latino6,657
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Brownsville native population is 132,379, out of these 120,004 born in the Texas state and 9,454 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 50,402, out of these 19,648 are Naturalized US citizen, 41 are in Europe, 1,084 in Asia, 0 in Africa, 18,523 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Brownsville are 30,754, out of these 252 are from Europe, 779 are from Asia, 57 from Africa, 29,666 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native132,379
Born in state of residence120,004
Born in other state in the United States9,454
Northeast788
Midwest0
South3,680
West2,533
Born outside the United States2,921
Puerto Rico947
U.S. Island Areas63
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,911
Foreign born
Born outside of United States50,402
Naturalized U.S. citizen19,648
Europe41
Asia1,084
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America18,523
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen30,754
Europe252
Asia779
Africa57
Oceania0
Latin America29,666
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Brownsville Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Brownsville, Texas are 59,943, Occupied housing units are 55,052, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 53.83% of houses are owner occupied and 38.01% of houses are renter occupied in Brownsville. There are 71.29 percent of one-unit detached, 3.11 percent of one-units attached, 3.33 percent of two-unit houses, 4.32 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.61 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 31.75 percent are available with one vehicle, 32.21 percent are available with two vehicles, 20.30 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 7.59 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units59,943
Occupied housing units55,052
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached42,732
1-unit attached1,862
2 units1,996
3 or 4 units2,587
Mobile home2,165
Boat, RV, van, etc.60
Owner-occupied32,269
Renter-occupied22,783
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Brownsville Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Brownsville, Texas is $95,600, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 9.07 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 19.71 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 14.21 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 4.43 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 4.84 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 1.38 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.20 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.00 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0005,437
$50,000 to $99,99911,814
$100,000 to $149,9998,515
$150,000 to $199,9992,656
$200,000 to $299,9992,902
$300,000 to $499,999825
$500,000 to $999,999120
$1,000,000 or more0
Median (dollars)95,600
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Brownsville Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,103, 0.56 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 9.77 percent pay between $500 to $999, 8.04 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.57 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.26 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.53 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.11 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $413, 5.13 percent of homes pay less than $250, 8.95 percent pays between $250 to $399, 10.76 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.99 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.56 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.45 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500333
$500 to $9995,854
$1,000 to $1,4994,817
$1,500 to $1,9992,139
$2,000 to $2,499758
$2,500 to $2,999315
$3,000 or more68
Median (dollars)1,103
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2503,076
$250 to $3995,363
$400 to $5996,447
$600 to $7992,391
$800 to $999337
$1,000 or more271
Median (dollars)413
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Brownsville Rental

Total number of Brownsville rental homes or apartments are 22,783, occupied by Renter, The median value of Brownsville average rental rate is $794. 18.92 percent of homes are under $500, 47.15 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 21.49 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.56 percent are between $2000 to $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5004,311
$500 to $99910,743
$1,000 to $1,4994,059
$1,500 to $1,999837
$2,000 to $2,499583
$2,500 to $2,9990
$3,000 or more0
Median (dollars)794
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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