Brownwood, Texas Population 2021

18,189
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Brownwood is a city located in Brown County Texas. It is also the county seat of Brown County. With a 2020 population of 18,189, it is the 153rd largest city in Texas and the 2000th largest city in the United States . Brownwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -5.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,288 in 2010. Brownwood reached it's highest population of 20,181 in 1950. Spanning over 15 miles, Brownwood has a population density of 1,215 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brownwood is $60,652 with a poverty rate of 15.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. 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 Brownwood was:

  • White: 88.43%
  • Black or African American: 5.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brownwood, Texas is 18,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,588.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,288.

Brownwood, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Brownwood Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,51888.43%
Black or African American1,0895.83%
Two or More Races4942.64%
Some Other Race2881.54%
Asian2081.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.44%
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Brownwood Population by Race

Brownwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Brownwood Median Age

34.8


Total

34.5


Male

35.3


Female

Brownwood Adults

There are 14,274 adults, (2,966 of whom are seniors) in Brownwood.

Brownwood Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Brownwood Sex Ratio

Female

9,725

52.06%

Male

8,954

47.94%

Brownwood Population by Age

Brownwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brownwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.8%24.2%
Married74.3%25.7%
All61.5%38.5%
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brownwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0412.4861.5
Married3,3373.2374.3
Non Family2,5911.2745.3
Female8863.1857.1
Male2272.6475.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Brownwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7045.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,0588.72%
High School Graduate4,57637.71%
Some College2,83023.32%
Associates Degree7195.93%
Bachelors Degree1,60813.25%
Graduate Degree6395.27%
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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
White8,4037,3961,831
Hispanic2,8652,226247
Black59553888
2+ Races20920960
Asian17311475
Other Race1441278
Native American828215

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 43.35%.

Brownwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,345$37,148$24,891
Less Than 9th Grade$20,430$29,527$12,344
High School Graduate$30,709$36,686$22,391
Some College$33,904$40,221$28,344
Bachelors Degree$44,946$49,667$39,034
Graduate Degree$56,286$66,319$55,607

$32,345

Average Earnings

$37,148

Average Male

$24,891

Average Female

Brownwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brownwood Language by Age

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Brownwood Language

84.70% of Brownwood residents speak only English, while 15.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.75% of the population.

Brownwood Language

Brownwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2981,78615.81%
Hispanic4,73773615.54%
Black1,00618117.99%
Multiple4795010.44%
Other257249.34%
Native8289.76%
Asian20831.44%

15.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.98%

Male Poverty Rate

17.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brownwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brownwood is Black, with 17.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brownwood is Asian, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.89%.

Brownwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.07%
High School12.26%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater7.61%

Brownwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.67%
Female Unemployed17.37%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed4.31%

Brownwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brownwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,404$60,652
Families$53,739$72,944
Married Families$60,066-
Non Families$27,963$35,989
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Income by Household Type

Brownwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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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980

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam340
Second Gulf War162
First Gulf War151
Korea111
World War II73

Brownwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+300
65 to 74265
35 to 54188
55 to 64147
18 to 3480

Brownwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9377.34%
Hispanic782.20%
2+ Races249.80%
Black192.46%

Brownwood Veterans by Race

Brownwood Veterans by Education

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8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brownwood Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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75.36%

Born in Brownwood

94.45%

Native Born

5.55%

Foreign Born

2.80%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.45% of Brownwood residents were born in the United States, with 75.36% having been born in Texas. 2.80% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,189-133-0.73%
202018,322-133-0.72%
201918,455-133-0.72%
201818,588-19-0.10%
201718,607-269-1.43%
201618,876210.11%
201518,85550.03%
201418,850-41-0.22%
201318,891-91-0.48%
201218,982-171-0.89%
201119,153-115-0.60%
201019,2684550.24%
200018,8134260.23%
199018,387-1,009-0.53%
198019,3962,0281.11%
197017,3683940.23%
196016,974-3,207-1.72%
195020,1816,7834.18%
194013,3986090.47%
193012,7894,5664.52%
19208,2231,2561.67%
19106,9673,0025.80%
19003,9650.00%

Brownwood Population by Year