Brownfield, Texas Population 2021

9,334
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Brownfield is a city located in Terry County Texas. It is also the county seat of Terry County. With a 2020 population of 9,334, it is the 249th largest city in Texas and the 3252nd largest city in the United States . Brownfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -3.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,657 in 2010. Brownfield reached it's highest population of 10,387 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Brownfield has a population density of 1,433 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brownfield is $56,163 with a poverty rate of 21.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Brownfield is 34.7 years, 34.6 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Brownfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brownfield was:

  • White: 90.62%
  • Black or African American: 6.22%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownfield, Texas is 9,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,370.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,657.

Brownfield, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,63290.62%
Black or African American5926.22%
Some Other Race1901.99%
Two or More Races961.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.16%
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Brownfield Population by Race

Brownfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Brownfield Median Age

34.7


Total

34.6


Male

36.1


Female

Brownfield Adults

There are 7,044 adults, (1,459 of whom are seniors) in Brownfield.

Brownfield Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownfield Sex Ratio

Female

4,482

47.06%

Male

5,043

52.94%

Brownfield Population by Age

Brownfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All65.8%34.2%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family51%49%
Female42.1%57.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0772.7765.8
Married1,4273.6684.3
Non Family1,0091.1351
Female4752.9642.1
Male1664.5965.1

3.5

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Brownfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,02816.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,02916.76%
High School Graduate1,97732.20%
Some College1,31121.36%
Associates Degree1662.70%
Bachelors Degree4537.38%
Graduate Degree1752.85%
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Brownfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,2641,52195
White2,4572,171481
Black37436952
Other Race1738211
2+ Races3821
Native American15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.58%.

Brownfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,521$30,814$21,006
Less Than 9th Grade$19,031$28,576$12,781
High School Graduate$27,080$39,583$17,433
Some College$39,909$43,125$39,355
Bachelors Degree$56,817$76,548$56,383
Graduate Degree$25,000$$27,969

$28,521

Average Earnings

$30,814

Average Male

$21,006

Average Female

Brownfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownfield Language by Age

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Brownfield Language

59.31% of Brownfield residents speak only English, while 40.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.42% of the population.

Brownfield Language

Brownfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,2341,33425.49%
White2,85842114.73%
Black4178019.18%
Multiple887281.82%
Other173116.36%

21.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

26.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownfield is Multiple, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownfield is Other, with 6.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.46%.

Brownfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.01%
High School16.67%
Some College4.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Brownfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.49%
Female Employed14.45%
Male Unemployed13.39%
Male Employed9.36%

Brownfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,912$56,163
Families$44,278$61,465
Married Families$61,130-
Non Families$26,753$40,614
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Income by Household Type

Brownfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownfield Married by Age and Sex

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Brownfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Brownfield Marital Status by Race

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Brownfield Marital Status

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305

Number of Veterans

304

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam97
Second Gulf War82
World War II33
Korea
First Gulf War

Brownfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
35 to 5475
75+50
18 to 3450
55 to 6441

Brownfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2253.54%
Black7315.87%
Hispanic631.62%
2+ Races718.42%

Brownfield Veterans by Race

Brownfield Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownfield Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brownfield Employment by Age

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Brownfield Employment by Race

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Brownfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.19%

Born in Brownfield

89.82%

Native Born

10.18%

Foreign Born

6.97%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.82% of Brownfield residents were born in the United States, with 78.19% having been born in Texas. 6.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brownfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,334-12-0.13%
20209,346-12-0.13%
20199,358-12-0.13%
20189,370-59-0.63%
20179,429-311-3.19%
20169,740-1-0.01%
20159,741-31-0.32%
20149,772760.78%
20139,696490.51%
20129,647-39-0.40%
20119,68670.07%
20109,6791910.20%
20009,488-72-0.08%
19909,560-827-0.83%
198010,3877400.74%
19709,647-639-0.64%
196010,2864,1255.26%
19506,1612,1524.39%
19404,0090.00%

Brownfield Population by Year