Brownsville, Florida Population 2022

17,051
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Brownsville is a city located in Florida. Brownsville has a 2020 population of 17,051. Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,313 in 2010.

The average household income in Brownsville is $35,788 with a poverty rate of 40.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $160,700. The median age in Brownsville is 33.4 years, 32.5 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Brownsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brownsvillewas:

  • Black or African American: 57.69%
  • White: 34.19%
  • Other race: 6.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownsville, Florida is 17,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,051.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,313.

Brownsville, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,83657.69%
White5,83034.19%
Some Other Race1,1236.59%
Two or More Races1410.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1030.60%
Asian180.11%
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Brownsville Population by Race

Brownsville Population Pyramid $2022

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Brownsville Median Age

33.4


Total

32.5


Male

36.1


Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 11,980 adults, (1,985 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female

8,702

51.04%

Male

8,349

48.96%

Brownsville Population by Age

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family23.2%76.8%
Female29.5%70.5%
All32.1%67.9%
Male42.3%57.7%
Married47.3%52.7%

32.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3983.1332.1
Non Family2,0901.1123.2
Female1,6414.2329.5
Married1,1454.3347.3
Male5225.0842.3

4.17

Average Family Size

3.13

Average Household Size

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Brownsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,19711.23%
9th to 12th Grade2,21620.79%
High School Graduate3,75335.22%
Some College1,54714.52%
Associates Degree5885.52%
Bachelors Degree1,0059.43%
Graduate Degree3513.29%
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Brownsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,8554,009725
Hispanic4,6493,098608
Other Race741509100
White21215030
2+ Races665327
Native American6060
Asian1111

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 2+ races people with a rate of 40.91%.

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,636$25,509$20,286
Less Than 9th Grade$16,309$17,395$12,120
High School Graduate$22,756$26,071$16,946
Some College$25,142$24,360$25,570
Bachelors Degree$30,028$31,707$22,672
Graduate Degree$31,927$$31,936

$22,636

Average Earnings

$25,509

Average Male

$20,286

Average Female

Brownsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownsville Language by Age

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Brownsville Language

55.95% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 44.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.98% of the population.

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8304,07741.48%
Hispanic6,8172,55537.48%
White50230560.76%
Other233NaN%
Multiple14111380.14%
Native103103100.00%
Asian18738.89%

40.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.69%

Male Poverty Rate

41.40%

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 Hispanic, with 37.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.61%.

Brownsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.13%
High School35.65%
Some College31.62%
Bachelors or Greater25.66%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.58%
Male Unemployed50.67%
Female Employed20.01%
Male Employed16.24%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,440$35,788
Families$29,769$41,089
Married Families$46,816-
Non Families$14,712$23,256
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Income by Household Type

Brownsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.5%

Male Marriage Rate

24.1%

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 Marital Status

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271

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
First Gulf War99
Korea11
Second Gulf War4
World War II2

Brownsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74117
55 to 6485
35 to 5448
75+21
18 to 34

Brownsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2293.51%
Hispanic290.55%
Other Race192.29%
White140.32%
2+ Races99.00%

Brownsville Veterans by Race

Brownsville Veterans by Education

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31.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brownsville Employment by Age

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Brownsville Employment by Race

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Brownsville 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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58.42%

Born in Brownsville

70.70%

Native Born

29.30%

Foreign Born

16.33%

Non Citizen

12.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.70% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 58.42% having been born in Florida. 16.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brownsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202217,0510.00%
202117,0510.00%
202017,0510.00%
201917,051-104-0.61%
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%

Brownsville Population by Year