Brownsville, Louisiana Population 2024

4,198

Brownsville is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. Brownsville has a 2024 population of 4,198. Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 12.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,718 in 2020.

The average household income in Brownsville is $41,581 with a poverty rate of 26.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brownsville is 42.2 years, 38.4 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Brownsville Demographics

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

  • White: 55.03%
  • Black or African American: 36.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.74%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,207.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.91% (480)
The current population of Brownsville, Louisiana is 4,198 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,718.

Brownsville, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,31055.03%
Black or African American1,53036.45%
Two or more races2415.74%
Other race982.33%
Asian120.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.17%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Brownsville Population by Race

Brownsville Population Pyramid 2024

Brownsville Median Age

42.2

Total

38.4

Male

42.6

Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 3,092 adults, (668 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female2,35656.12%
Male1,84243.88%

Brownsville Population by Age

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7882.3462.737.3
Non Family7921.1153.446.6
Married4823.0590.59.5
Female4513.4551.948.1
Male634.5144.455.6
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brownsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,987

Average Earnings

$45,964

Average Male

$26,722

Average Female

Brownsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brownsville Language

96.85% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,52967344.02%
White2,27033314.67%
Other989798.98%
Hispanic1389770.29%
Multiple15874.43%
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26.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.09%

Male Poverty Rate

29.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Other, with 98.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Multiple, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.06%.

Brownsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.6%
Some College23.96%
High School10.82%
Bachelors or Greater8.62%
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Brownsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.59%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed11.92%
Female Employed9%
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Brownsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brownsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brownsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brownsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brownsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

199

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Brownsville Veterans by War

count

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Brownsville Veterans by Age

count

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Brownsville Veterans by Race

Brownsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brownsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brownsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brownsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.02%

Born in Brownsville

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 84.02% having been born in Louisiana. 0.95% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,198
20234,198
20224,198-74-1.73%
20214,27255414.9%
20203,718-38-1.01%
20193,756-101-2.62%
20183,857-322-7.71%
20174,1793599.4%
20163,820-373-8.9%
20154,193-163-3.74%
20144,3561724.11%
20134,184-226-5.12%
20124,4102846.88%
20114,126-191-4.42%
20104,317
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Brownsville Population by Year