Brownsville, Tennessee Population 2021

9,357
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Brownsville is a city located in Haywood County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Haywood County. With a 2020 population of 9,357, it is the 64th largest city in Tennessee and the 3245th largest city in the United States . Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -9.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,292 in 2010. Brownsville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Brownsville has a population density of 949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brownsville is $47,489 with a poverty rate of 24.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $88,100. The median age in Brownsville is 36.7 years, 33.9 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Brownsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 64.91%
  • White: 32.62%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Brownsville, Tennessee is 9,357 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,435.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,292.

Brownsville, Tennessee Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,218-43-0.25%
202017,261-43-0.25%
201917,304-43-0.25%
201817,347-260-1.50%
201717,607-215-1.22%
201617,822-214-1.20%
201518,036-199-1.10%
201418,23510.01%
201318,234-42-0.23%
201218,276-270-1.48%
201118,546-266-1.43%
201018,8120.00%

Brownsville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,26264.91%
White3,14732.62%
Some Other Race1681.74%
Two or More Races650.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.05%
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Brownsville Population by Race

Brownsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Brownsville Median Age

36.7


Total

33.9


Male

39.1


Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 7,113 adults, (1,634 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female

5,323

55.18%

Male

4,324

44.82%

Brownsville Population by Age

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.9%74.1%
Non Family37.5%62.5%
All45.4%54.6%
Male57%43%
Married69.4%30.6%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0012.3945.4
Non Family1,5731.0837.5
Married1,2493.0269.4
Female1,0073.4725.9
Male1723.3457

3.12

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Brownsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2754.29%
9th to 12th Grade89213.92%
High School Graduate2,94746.00%
Some College1,45622.73%
Associates Degree1852.89%
Bachelors Degree3695.76%
Graduate Degree2834.42%
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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
Black3,9443,007150
White2,1501,942502
Hispanic286286
Other Race8282
2+ Races22
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.35%.

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,004$31,479$26,848
Less Than 9th Grade$21,711$21,184$27,222
High School Graduate$30,879$33,594$27,071
Some College$24,500$24,489$24,502
Bachelors Degree$54,500$60,469$51,471
Graduate Degree$49,688$68,047$40,179

$29,004

Average Earnings

$31,479

Average Male

$26,848

Average Female

Brownsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownsville Language by Age

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Brownsville Language

94.60% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,2231,75428.19%
White2,78551818.60%
Hispanic512519.96%
Multiple652233.85%
Islander55100.00%

24.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.65%

Male Poverty Rate

27.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownsville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Hispanic, with 9.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.49%.

Brownsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.94%
High School18.29%
Some College14.72%
Bachelors or Greater10.45%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.48%
Male Unemployed36.89%
Female Employed12.63%
Male Employed5.29%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,789$47,489
Families$41,295$59,133
Married Families$59,911-
Non Families$21,485$27,292
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Income by Household Type

Brownsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Brownsville Marital Status by Race

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Brownsville Marital Status

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419

Number of Veterans

394

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
First Gulf War137
Second Gulf War50
World War II29
Korea10

Brownsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54155
65 to 74150
75+76
55 to 6438
18 to 34

Brownsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2305.05%
White1897.71%

Brownsville Veterans by Race

Brownsville Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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85.40%

Born in Brownsville

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.90% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 85.40% having been born in Tennessee. 3.39% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,357-39-0.42%
20209,396-39-0.41%
20199,435-39-0.41%
20189,474-163-1.69%
20179,637-129-1.32%
20169,766-135-1.36%
20159,901-127-1.27%
201410,028-8-0.08%
201310,036-2-0.02%
201210,038-157-1.54%
201110,195-145-1.40%
201010,340-408-0.39%
200010,7487290.70%
199010,0197120.74%
19809,3072,2962.87%
19707,0111,5872.60%
19605,4247131.42%
19504,7116991.62%
19404,0128082.27%
19303,2041420.45%
19203,0621800.61%
19102,8822370.86%
19002,6451290.50%
18902,5160.00%

Brownsville Population by Year