Brownsville, Florida Population 2020

17,155
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Brownsville is a city located in Florida. Brownsville has a 2020 population of 17,155. Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,313 in 2010. Brownsville reached it's highest population of 17,155 in 2018.

The average household income in Brownsville is $33,820 with a poverty rate of 40.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $788 per month, and the median house value is $146,200. The median age in Brownsville is 34.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Brownsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.75%
  • White: 29.53%
  • Other race: 7.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownsville, Florida is 17,155, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,155.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,313.

Brownsville, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,59461.75%
White5,06629.53%
Some Other Race1,2797.46%
Two or More Races1100.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.57%
Asian80.05%
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Brownsville Population Pyramid 2020

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Brownsville Median Age

34.7


Total

33.8


Male

36.6


Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 12,386 adults, (2,040 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female

8,952

52.18%

Male

8,203

47.82%

Brownsville Households and Families

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53.2%46.8%
Male38.4%61.6%
All31.9%68.1%
Female28%72%
Non Family22.4%77.6%

31.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3223.1931.9
Non Family2,1781.1922.4
Female1,6104.5328
Married1,1644.4853.2
Male3705.1138.4

4.38

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Brownsville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,16810.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,89417.56%
High School Graduate4,03437.39%
Some College1,82516.92%
Associates Degree6185.73%
Bachelors Degree8417.80%
Graduate Degree4083.78%
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Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,4604,683713
Hispanic4,1512,899510
Other Race864597151
White23417032
Native American5454
Multiple Races362112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 33.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,442$24,136$21,295
Less Than High School$17,319$17,746$16,176
High School Grad$20,733$25,196$15,222
Some College$23,537$22,362$25,887
Bachelors Degree$31,098$32,277$30,230
Graduate Degree$31,268$$31,201

$22,442

Average Earnings

$24,136

Average Male

$21,295

Average Female

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Language by Age

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Brownsville Language

59.41% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 40.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.50% of the population.

Brownsville Poverty

Brownsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,5894,66544.06%
Hispanic6,1521,99332.40%
Other1,27931824.86%
White51831360.42%
Native9898100.00%
Multiple1108980.91%
Asian88100.00%

40.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.21%

Male Poverty Rate

42.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Other, with 24.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.10%
High School37.08%
Some College27.67%
Bachelors or Greater22.82%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.97%
Male Unemployed56.74%
Female Employed19.55%
Male Employed12.04%

Brownsville Income

Brownsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,198$33,820
Families$30,630$40,904
Married Families$45,458-
Non Families$13,720$20,691
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Brownsville Marital Status

Brownsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownsville Married by Age and Sex

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Brownsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brownsville Marital Status by Race

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Brownsville Veterans

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325

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
First Gulf War96
Korea11
World War II5
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64126
35 to 5489
65 to 7483
75+27
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2943.98%
Hispanic280.58%
White120.31%
Other101.05%
2 or More912.16%

Brownsville Veterans by Education

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20.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Employment Status

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58%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

18.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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58.69%

Born in Florida

71.97%

Native Born

28.03%

Foreign Born

16.53%

Non Citizen

11.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.97% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 58.69% having been born in Florida. 16.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,1550.00%
201917,1550.00%
201817,1555403.25%
201716,6157554.76%
201615,860-550-3.35%
201516,4101,57510.62%
201414,8357795.54%
201314,0562611.89%
201213,7952021.49%
201113,593-1,720-11.23%
201015,3130.00%