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.