Brownwood, Texas Population 2022

18,776
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Brownwood is a city located in Brown County Texas. Brownwood has a 2020 population of 18,776. It is also the county seat of Brown County. Brownwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,862 in 2010.

The average household income in Brownwood is $60,652 with a poverty rate of 14.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $804 per month, and the median house value is $94,500. The median age in Brownwood is 34.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Brownwood Demographics

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

  • White: 83.87%
  • Two or more races: 7.11%
  • Black or African American: 5.30%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownwood, Texas is 18,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,862.

Brownwood, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201038,0760.00%
201138,000-76-0.20%
201237,808-192-0.51%
201337,671-137-0.36%
201437,553-118-0.31%
201537,7361830.48%
201638,0393030.80%
201737,815-224-0.59%
201837,82050.01%
201937,864440.12%
202037,908440.12%
202137,952440.12%

Brownwood Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,56183.87%
Black or African American9845.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.20%
Asian1720.93%
Some Other Race4792.58%
Two or More Races1,3207.11%
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Brownwood Population by Race

Brownwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Brownwood Median Age

34.9


Total

34.8


Male

35.1


Female

Brownwood Adults

There are 14,251 adults, (2,843 of whom are seniors) in Brownwood.

Brownwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownwood Sex Ratio

Female

9,462

51.00%

Male

9,092

49.00%

Brownwood Population by Age

Brownwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.2%24.8%
Married72.9%27.1%
All59.5%40.5%
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family45.5%54.5%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1672.4359.5
Married3,2053.2372.9
Male2222.8875.2
Female9403.2451.5
Non Family2,8001.245.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Brownwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6595.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,0688.92%
High School Graduate4,25735.56%
Some College3,00225.08%
Associates Degree6535.45%
Bachelors Degree1,65513.82%
Graduate Degree6785.66%
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Brownwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brownwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1107849
Native American383814
White7,9217,1311,888
Black511471106
Other Race24619539
2+ Races87064682
Hispanic3,2712,406271

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 asian people with a rate of 44.55%.

Brownwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,998$36,765$26,138
Less Than 9th Grade$28,131$31,786$13,781
High School Graduate$30,202$35,659$23,629
Some College$32,904$38,427$28,846
Bachelors Degree$45,375$56,333$40,511
Graduate Degree$55,282$41,957$56,250

$31,998

Average Earnings

$36,765

Average Male

$26,138

Average Female

Brownwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownwood Language by Age

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Brownwood Language

78.91% of Brownwood residents speak only English, while 21.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.53% of the population.

Brownwood Language

Brownwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black87719822.58%
Native38821.05%
Hispanic5,29075714.31%
White10,8461,51113.93%
Asian15521.29%
Other93NaN%
Multiple1,30715011.48%

14.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownwood is Black, with 22.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownwood is Multiple, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.31%.

Brownwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.11%
High School11.53%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater9.24%

Brownwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.58%
Male Unemployed14.86%
Female Employed10.10%
Female Unemployed20.57%

Brownwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,944$59,129
Families$57,475$72,131
Married Families$61,792-
Non Families$26,919$34,648
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Income by Household Type

Brownwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brownwood Married by Age and Sex

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Brownwood 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 45-54.

Brownwood Marital Status by Race

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Brownwood Marital Status

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967

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War209
First Gulf War175
Vietnam327
Korea119
World War II93

Brownwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3499
35 to 54216
55 to 64120
65 to 74246
75+286

Brownwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9337.73%
Black162.20%
2+ Races182.02%
Hispanic812.05%

Brownwood Veterans by Race

Brownwood Veterans by Education

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9.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownwood Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brownwood Employment by Age

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Brownwood Employment by Race

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Brownwood 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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74.30%

Born in Brownwood

94.09%

Native Born

5.91%

Foreign Born

3.40%

Non Citizen

2.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.09% of Brownwood residents were born in the United States, with 74.30% having been born in Texas. 3.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brownwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,9650.00%
19106,9673,0025.80%
19208,2231,2561.67%
193012,7894,5664.52%
194013,3986090.47%
195020,1816,7834.18%
196016,974-3,207-1.72%
197017,3683940.23%
198019,3962,0281.11%
199018,387-1,009-0.53%
200018,8134260.23%
201019,2884750.25%
201119,245-43-0.22%
201219,202-43-0.22%
201319,159-43-0.22%
201419,116-43-0.22%
201519,073-43-0.22%
201619,030-43-0.23%
201718,987-43-0.23%
201818,944-43-0.23%
201918,901-43-0.23%
202018,862-39-0.21%
202118,819-43-0.23%
202218,776-43-0.23%

Brownwood Population by Year