Brownsdale, Florida

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Population in 2010: 471.
Males: 238  (50.7%)
Females: 233  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,059
Brownsdale:

$66,059
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,771

Brownsdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,900
Brownsdale:

$192,900
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $201,863; detached houses: $220,175; mobile homes: $62,405
March 2019 cost of living index in Brownsdale: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
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  • Races in Brownsdale, FL (2010)
    • 45095.5%White alone
    • 91.9%Hispanic
    • 71.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

Races in Brownsdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (63.0%), English (8.1%), Scottish (5.1%), French Canadian (3.0%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 245 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,071 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $566 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pensacola, FL (30.8 miles , pop. 56,255).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (116.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (493.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Cobbtown, FL (2.5 miles),
Jay, FL (2.5 miles ),
Century, FL (2.6 miles ),
Chumuckla, FL (2.7 miles ),
Flomaton, AL (3.0 miles ),
Mount Carmel, FL (3.1 miles ),
Pollard, AL (3.2 miles),
Fidelis, FL (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 30.88 N, Longitude: 87.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Brownsdale, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brownsdale, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brownsdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Brownsdale place center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1961, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownsdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 174.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Brownsdale center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from Brownsdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Rosa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brownsdale:

  • JAY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; JAY, FL)
  • NEPHROLOGY CENTER OF CENTURY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CENTURY, FL)
  • CENTURY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTURY, FL)

Amtrak station near Brownsdale:

  • 19 miles: ATMORE (107 E. LOUISVILLE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownsdale:

  • The University of West Florida (about 24 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 28 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 33 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 46 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 51 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 52 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 59 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

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Santa Rosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.9%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Brownsdale:

Marital status in Brownsdale, FL
  • Never married: 6.4%
  • Now married: 84.4%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brownsdale:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brownsdale, FL (based on Santa Rosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,426116
Mainline Protestant15,73123
Catholic6,6673
Other1,80711
Black Protestant4273
None84,314-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
This county:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Rosa County:

8.5%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Rosa County:

11.5%
State:

14.0%

11.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,418 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.28%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Escambia County, FL  2.43% ($54,514 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  1.29% ($40,019)
from Bay County, FL  0.13% ($60,234)


9.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,365 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Escambia County, FL  2.16% ($47,009 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.90% ($47,156)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($57,237)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownsdale:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WEBJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BREWTON, AL; Owner: CANDY CASHMAN SMITH, INDIVIDUAL)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownsdale:

  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WYDH (105.9 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNU (106.3 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: ELLINGTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGCX (95.7 FM; NAVARRE, FL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Brownsdale:

  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)

Brownsdale fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 2013 09:50 PM, Hazel Godwin Rd, Lat: 30.887789, Lon: -87.208731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • 3,454Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,117Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownsdale, FL
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownsdale, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Brownsdale compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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