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Population (year 2000): 139,722. Estimated population in July 2005: 167,493 (+19.9% change)
Males: 65,783 (47.1%), Females: 73,939 (52.9%)

Cameron County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $24,468 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,000 (year 2000)

Brownsville, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Brownsville:

  • Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Other race (14.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (7.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.7%), German (1.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 80.4 square miles

Brownsville,

For population 25 years and over in Brownsville

  • High school or higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brownsville city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

31.6% Foreign born (30.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +23,880 (+20.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (125.5 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (253.6 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Park, TX (2.8 miles Cameron Hope King, TX (5.0 miles Reid Pancho, TX (5.9 miles Villa TX (7.1 miles Olmito, Point, TX (8.1 miles South Pedro, TX (8.6 miles San Viejo, TX (8.9 miles Rancho Mar Heights, TX (9.7 miles Del


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 722 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 1997: 654 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 1998: 846 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 1999: 835 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2000: 1549 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2001: 1425 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 1723 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2003: 1649 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2004: 1468 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2005: 1428 buildings, average cost: $88,700

Latitude: 25.93 N, Longitude: 97.48 W

Area code: 956

Brownsville, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.7%), Retail trade (13.3%), Manufacturing (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,210 (+3.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 33,733 (78.2%)

Crime in Brownsville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 4 6 7 1 8
    per 100,000 2.9 4.3 5.0 0.7 5.7
Rapes 26 29 27 32 42
    per 100,000 18.6 20.8 19.3 22.9 30.1
Robberies 166 181 180 181 164
    per 100,000 118.8 129.5 128.8 129.5 117.4
Assaults 587 696 595 592 543
    per 100,000 420.1 498.1 425.8 423.7 388.6
Burglaries 1,227 1,227 1,066 1,207 1,024
    per 100,000 878.2 878.2 762.9 863.9 732.9
Thefts 6,289 8,893 9,574 10,266 8,121
    per 100,000 4501.1 6364.8 6852.2 7347.4 5812.3
Auto thefts 351 388 461 480 445
    per 100,000 251.2 277.7 329.9 343.5 318.5
391.6 489.4 490.4 515.3 440.0

Average climate in Brownsville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brownsville,

Brownsville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Brownsville city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Kris Kristofferson - (born 1936), singer-songwriter.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brownsville:
  • BROWNSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (1040 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • BROWNSVILLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL (4750 NORTH EXPRESSWAY)
  • VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (100 A ALTON GLOOR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brownsville:
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 6 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 23 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 55 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brownsville:
  • PORT ISABEL-CAMERON COUNTY (about 19 miles; PORT ISABEL, TX; ID: PIL)
  • MID VALLEY (about 38 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • CHARLES R JOHNSON (about 43 miles; PORT MANSFIELD, TX; ID: T05)

Amtrak station:
BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Health 41 $77,672 $22,733 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 22 $40,098 $21,871 0 $0
Sewerage 123 $315,606 $30,790 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 33 $62,588 $22,759 7 $5,976
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $26,019 $31,222 0 $0
Natural Resources 17 $34,561 $24,396 0 $0
Water Supply 182 $475,685 $31,363 2 $3,288
Electric Power 197 $684,155 $41,674 2 $4,025
Transit 45 $85,206 $22,721 10 $13,510
Local Libraries 21 $50,269 $28,725 20 $15,303
Other and Unallocable 40 $74,756 $22,426 3 $3,268
Financial Administration 26 $59,988 $27,686 1 $1,530
Other Government Administration 17 $57,436 $40,543 7 $179
Judicial and Legal 20 $62,410 $37,446 10 $16,206
Police Protection - Officers 228 $823,936 $43,365 5 $4,266
Police - Other 56 $106,850 $22,896 0 $0
Firefighters 172 $652,468 $45,521 0 $0
Fire - Other 10 $37,093 $44,511 0 $0
Streets and Highways 54 $140,111 $31,135 0 $0
Airports 22 $51,380 $28,025 0 $0
Totals for Government 1336 $3,918,284 $35,194 67 $67,551
Colleges/Universities in Brownsville:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 6,044; Location: 80 FT BROWN; Public; Website: WWW.UTB.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 4,556; Location: 80 FT BROWN; Public; Website: www.utb.edu)
  • SOUTH TEXAS VO-TECH BROWNSVILLE (FT enrollment: 279; Location: 2255 N CORIA; Private, for-profit)
  • CLINICAL DENTAL CAREERS (Location: 127 E PRICE; Private, for-profit)
  • VOGUE COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 2999 N CORIA; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brownsville:
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 24 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MCALLEN, TX; FT enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 56 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 111 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 123 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 127 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 173 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,150)
Public high schools in Brownsville:
  • HANNA H S (Students: 2,506; Location: 2615 PRICE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RIVERA H S (Students: 2,359; Location: 6955 FM 802; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PACE H S (Students: 2,239; Location: 314 W LOS EBANOS BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PORTER H S (Students: 2,064; Location: 3500 INTERNATIONAL BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LOPEZ H S (Students: 1,830; Location: 3205 S DAKOTA AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Brownsville:
  • SUNNYSIDE DAY SCHOOL INC (Students: 97; Location: 1914 N CORIA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: PO BOX 4220; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Brownsville:
  • DR OLIVEIRA MIDDLE (Students: 1,204; Location: 444 LAND O' LAKES; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • YTURRIA EL (Students: 1,198; Location: 2955 W TANDY RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BESTEIRO MIDDLE (Students: 1,184; Location: 6280 SOUTHMOST RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VELA MIDDLE (Students: 1,157; Location: 4905 PAREDES LINE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STELL MIDDLE (Students: 1,135; Location: 1105 LOS EBANOS BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BURNS EL (Students: 1,100; Location: 1974 ALTON GLOOR BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GONZALEZ EL (Students: 1,093; Location: 4350 COFFEEPORT RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VERMILLION ROAD EL (Students: 1,083; Location: 6895 FM 802; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EL JARDIN EL (Students: 1,054; Location: 6911 BOCA CHICA BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EGLY EL (Students: 1,047; Location: 445 LAND O'LAKES; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Brownsville:
  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 1300 LOS EBANOS BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 34 NORTH CORIA STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 1600 BOCA CHICA BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KENMONT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 2734 N CORIA; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST LUKE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 2850 EAST PRICE ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • INCARNATE WORD ACADEMY (Students: 245; Location: 244 RESACA BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59; Location: 1944 ALTON GLOOR BLVD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MARIA'S MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 128 WEST JEFFERSON; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BROWNSVILLE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 243 OLD PORT ISABEL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Brownsville:
  • BROWNSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,130,355; Location: 2600 CENTRAL BLVD; 183,828 books; 645 video materials; 261 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Brownsville: Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard (A), Palo Alto Battlefield (B), Resaca de la Palma Battlefield (C), Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (D), Fort Brown (E), Brownsville Country Club (F), Samuel Wallace Brooks House (G), Historic Brownsville Museum (H), La Madrilena (I), Celaya-Creager House (J), La Nueva Libertad (K), Old Cameron County Jail (L), Charles Stillman House (M), The Gem (N), Browne-Wagner House (O), Brownsville Art League Fine Arts Museum (P), Brownsville Public Library (Q), Augustine Celaya House (R), Stillman House Museum (S), Cameron County Courthouse (T).

Shopping Center: Strawberry Square Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Brownsville include: El Calvario Lutheran Church (A), Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), First Mexican Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Old City Cemetery (1), Buena Vista Cemetery (2), Santa Rosalia Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Fort Brown Resaca (A), Resaca de la Palma (B), Salt Pond (C), Town Resaca (D), Dana-Tule Reservoir 1 (E), Dana-Tule Reservoir 2 (F), Main Reservoir (G), Resaca de La Palma Reservoir (H).

Parks in Brownsville include: Amigoland Theme Park (1), Scorpion Baseball Field (2), Tony Gonzales Park (3), Lincoln Park (4), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Resaca de las Palomas (5), Washington Park (6), Morningside Park (7), Friendship Gardens (8), Historical Monument (9).


Brownsville compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Brownsville:
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Brownsville:
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Brownsville:
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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