Brownsville, Tennessee Population 2024

9,325

Brownsville is a city located in Haywood County Tennessee. Brownsville has a 2024 population of 9,325. It is also the county seat of Haywood County. Brownsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,759 in 2020.

The average household income in Brownsville is $51,684 with a poverty rate of 28.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brownsville is 41.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Brownsville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.33%
  • White: 26.43%
  • Other race: 3.75%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
945.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.45% (-434)
The current population of Brownsville, Tennessee is 9,325 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,759.

Brownsville, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American6,65568.33%
White2,57426.43%
Other race3653.75%
Two or more races1451.49%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brownsville Population by Race

Brownsville Population Pyramid 2024

Brownsville Median Age

41.1

Total

37.5

Male

42.4

Female

Brownsville Adults

There are 7,399 adults, (1,712 of whom are seniors) in Brownsville.

Brownsville Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownsville Sex Ratio

Female5,23353.73%
Male4,50646.27%

Brownsville Population by Age

Brownsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9342.454555
Non Family1,6041.13268
Married1,1153.1267.732.3
Female9523.339.660.4
Male2634.7447.152.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brownsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3274.87%
9th to 12th Grade85812.79%
High School Graduate3,22748.11%
Some College1,30119.39%
Associates Degree3655.44%
Bachelors Degree3895.8%
Graduate Degree2413.59%

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
Black4,3383,450246
White2,0051,797314
Hispanic29123130
Other Race24220270
2+ Races63340

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 28.93%.

Brownsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,454$36,773$27,149
Less Than 9th Grade$18,800$18,365$18,994
High School Graduate$30,433$31,627$24,238
Some College$34,342$38,874$27,372
Bachelors Degree$62,361$69,872$0
Graduate Degree$58,942$82,974$57,885

$31,454

Average Earnings

$36,773

Average Male

$27,149

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

96.07% of Brownsville residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Brownsville Language

Brownsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,5962,22033.66%
White2,42142917.72%
Multiple1453121.38%
Hispanic427143.28%

28.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.51%

Male Poverty Rate

30.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Black, with 33.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownsville is Hispanic, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.26%.

Brownsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.53%
High School22.3%
Some College21.2%
Bachelors or Greater13.81%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.65%
Male Unemployed38.34%
Female Employed17.72%
Male Employed6.91%

Brownsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,662$51,684
Families$41,731$61,403
Married Families$66,298$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,278$32,619

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brownsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

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 45-54.

Brownsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brownsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

265

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War62
Korea10
World War II7

Brownsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5474
55 to 6473
75+66
65 to 7460
18 to 3456

Brownsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2424.94%
White713.27%
Other Race166.37%
Hispanic165.18%

Brownsville Veterans by Race

Brownsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

11.5%

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

84.94%

Born in Brownsville

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Brownsville residents were born in the United States, with 84.94% having been born in Tennessee. 1.62% 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
20298,782-109-1.23%
20288,891-108-1.2%
20278,999-109-1.2%
20269,108-108-1.17%
20259,216-109-1.17%
20249,325-108-1.14%
20239,433-109-1.14%
20229,542-127-1.31%
20219,669-90-0.92%
20209,7593643.87%
20199,395-38-0.4%
20189,433-200-2.08%
20179,633-128-1.31%
20169,761-140-1.41%
20159,901-128-1.28%
201410,029-11-0.11%
201310,04000%
201210,040-156-1.53%
201110,196-144-1.39%
201010,340-408-3.8%
200010,7487297.28%
199010,0197127.65%
19809,3072,29632.75%
19707,0111,58729.26%
19605,42471315.13%
19504,71169917.42%
19404,01280825.22%
19303,2041424.64%
19203,0621806.25%
19102,8822378.96%
19002,6451295.13%
18902,51600%
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Brownsville Population by Year