Brownsville, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,076

Brownsville is a city located in Fayette County and Washington County Pennsylvania. Brownsville has a 2024 population of 2,076. Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,179 in 2020.

The average household income in Brownsville is $52,532 with a poverty rate of 31.7%. The median age in Brownsville is 46.6 years: 46.4 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Brownsville Demographics

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

  • White: 80.64%
  • Black or African American: 14%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,123.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.73% (-103)
The current population of Brownsville, Pennsylvania is 2,076 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,179.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,95380.64%
Black or African American33914%
Two or more races1164.79%
Native American100.41%
Other race40.17%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brownsville Population by Race

Brownsville Population Pyramid 2024

Brownsville Median Age

46.6

Total

46.4

Male

46.7

Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 2,001 adults, (475 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female1,30153.72%
Male1,12146.28%

Brownsville Population by Age

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2201.9746.753.3
Non Family6311.1941.858.2
Married2912.8270.429.6
Female2072.6915.584.5
Male913.0475.824.2

2.56

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brownsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade27815.35%
Associates Degree1297.12%
Bachelors Degree1256.9%
Graduate Degree603.31%
High School Graduate82045.28%
Less Than 9th Grade341.88%
Some College36520.15%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4711,245180
Black2491670
2+ Races82820
Hispanic955
Native American555
Other Race400

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

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

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$40,938$58,750$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$30,735$53,750$23,000
Less Than 9th Grade$0$250,001$20,625
Overall$35,197$60,919$27,500
Some College$50,000$62,037$28,636

$35,197

Average Earnings

$60,919

Average Male

$27,500

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

98.49% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,90352527.59%
Black32614042.94%
Multiple1137162.83%
Hispanic241458.33%
Other44100%

31.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.35%

Male Poverty Rate

34.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is White, with 27.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.4%.

Brownsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.43%
Some College33.27%
High School26.54%
Bachelors or Greater16.22%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed42.22%
Female Employed15.48%
Male Employed5.11%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$38,188$52,208
Households$28,657$52,532
Married Families$62,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,250$37,581

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brownsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

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 35-44, 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

147

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam28
First Gulf War26
Korea5
World War II5

Brownsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+43
55 to 6430
18 to 3429
35 to 5425
65 to 7420

Brownsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1277.65%
2+ Races2024.39%

Brownsville Veterans by Race

Brownsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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

81.3%

Born in Brownsville

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 81.3% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brownsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,948-25-1.27%
20281,973-26-1.3%
20271,999-26-1.28%
20262,025-25-1.22%
20252,050-26-1.25%
20242,076-26-1.24%
20232,102-26-1.22%
20222,128-28-1.3%
20212,156-23-1.06%
20202,179-47-2.11%
20192,226-14-0.62%
20182,240-17-0.75%
20172,257-19-0.83%
20162,276-15-0.65%
20152,291-12-0.52%
20142,303-9-0.39%
20132,312-10-0.43%
20122,322-13-0.56%
20112,335-6-0.26%
20102,34100%

Brownsville Population by Year