Brownsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 833 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 349  (42.0%)
Females: 484  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42210.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,629 (it was $15,370 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$30,629
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,161 (it was $15,711 in 2000)

Brownsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,092 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$78,092
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,894; detached houses: $114,353; mobile homes: $23,191

Median gross rent in 2017: $600.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brownsville: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.9%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brownsville, KY (2010)
    • 81497.4%White alone
    • 91.1%Black alone
    • 70.8%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Brownsville, Kentucky as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brownsville is 165 to 1.


Crime rates in Brownsville by year

Type

2005

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(106.2)
1
(95.3)
2
(201.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(240.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(121.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(106.2)
2
(190.7)
4
(402.0)
5
(593.8)
4
(480.2)
1
(120.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(242.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.3)
1
(120.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(1,699)
4
(381.3)
0
(0.0)
9
(1,069)
1
(120.0)
1
(120.6)
4
(482.5)
4
(485.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(240.7)
4
(480.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(212.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(201.0)
1
(118.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.6)
1
(120.6)
1
(121.4)
2
(242.7)
1
(120.3)
1
(120.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)113.647.784.493.886.4119.453.146.143.727.737.3

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City-data.com crime index in Brownsville, KY

Crime rate in Brownsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (31.2%), Irish (13.4%), English (6.5%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/30/1828

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 526 people per square mile   (low).

Brownsville, Kentucky map

21 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $559 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $624 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (61.2 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (76.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln, KY (2.7 miles ),
Sunfish, KY (3.2 miles ),
Smiths Grove, KY (3.2 miles ),
Oakland, KY (3.2 miles ),
Park City, KY (3.7 miles ),
Plum Springs, KY (3.7 miles ),
Greencastle, KY (3.8 miles ),
Jetson, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.19 N, Longitude: 86.26 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Brownsville, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brownsville, KY in 2017
Brownsville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in Brownsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Brownsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)

Average climate in Brownsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.156. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.156
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.05
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Brownsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Brownsville city center injured 2 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownsville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from Brownsville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Brownsville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from Brownsville center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from Brownsville 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 Edmonson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brownsville:

  • EDMONSON CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (813 S. MAIN ST.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Brownsville:

  • RIVENDELL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • RIVENDELL PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownsville:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 18 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Campbellsville University (about 52 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 54 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 59 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)

Public high school in Brownsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brownsville:

See full list of schools located in Brownsville

Library in Brownsville:

  • EDMONSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $250,379; Location: 503 WASHINGTON STREET; 20,958 books; 353 audio materials; 1,735 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownsville: Camp Joy (A), Brownsville Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaverdam Creek (A), Laurel Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Edmonson County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court Square).

Birthplace of: M. M. Logan - Politician.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownsville and their reported violations in the past:

EDMONSON CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 27,101, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013)
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
BROWNSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,441, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Brownsville (2011 data):

  • Bank of Edmonson County: Bank Of Edmonson County at 109 N Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $169.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Edmonson Bancshares, Inc
  • PBI Bank: Brownsville Deposit Bank Branch at 113 East Crossmain Street, branch established on 1899/09/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,326.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brownsville:

Marital status in Brownsville, KY
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Brownsville:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brownsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brownsville, KY (based on Edmonson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,73712
Catholic631
Mainline Protestant--
None10,361-
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: 5
This county:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Edmonson County:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Edmonson County:

15.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brownsville:

56.1%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Brownsville:

26.7
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

36.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brownsville:

20.1%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brownsville:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Brownsville:

37.0%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownsville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,505$38,0201$3,047
Financial Administration 3$11,608$46,4320$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,960$29,7601$270
Water Supply 1$4,017$48,2041$3,339
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$30,090$40,1203$6,656

Brownsville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $251,000 ($301.32)
    Water Utilities: $177,000 ($212.48)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($160.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($160.86)
    Sewerage: $127,000 ($152.46)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($28.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($19.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $167,000 ($200.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $264,000 ($316.93)

Brownsville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $342,000 ($410.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($135.65)
    Sewerage: $105,000 ($126.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($22.81)
    Rents: $4,000 ($4.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($146.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($28.81)
    Other: $8,000 ($9.60)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $247,000 ($296.52)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $110,000 ($132.05)
    Property: $56,000 ($67.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($4.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.40)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.20)

Brownsville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($49.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($39.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($9.60)

Brownsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $625,000 ($750.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,708,000 ($2050.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,000 ($31.21)

7.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Warren County, KY  3.15% ($39,214 average AGI)
from Barren County, KY  0.83% ($30,091)
from Grayson County, KY  0.60% ($42,792)

Businesses in Brownsville, KY

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WBGN (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WLOC (1150 AM; 1 kW; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WKHG (104.9 FM; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)

TV broadcast stations around Brownsville:

  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)

Brownsville fatal accident list:

Feb 7, 2012 10:23 AM, Sr-70, Sr-259, Lat: 37.207692, Lon: -86.284450, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 2004 00:20 AM, Sr-259, Lat: 37.182627, Lon: -86.246575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 19, 1992 09:25 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1982 11:33 AM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 31, 1977 01:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.3mTotal length
  • $4,801,000Total costs
  • 31,813Total average daily traffic
  • 2,220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,638Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brownsville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownsville, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brownsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Brownsville, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MAMMOTH CAVE, Mammouth Cave 422 & Hwy 31w (Lat: 37.103750 Lon: -86.192194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90.5 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WPNB435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6135.45 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2002, Certifier: Charles Featherstun, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2025, Fax: (972) 733-5924
  • Brownsville KY, Water Tower Road (Lat: 37.194167 Lon: -86.265000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.5 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQOS612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • 65 Dawes Hill, Tower Road, 4.5 Miles Se Of Brownsville (Lat: 37.164083 Lon: -86.186611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQYN602,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7062.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2016, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Shae Hopkins, Registrant: Kentucky Authority For Educational Tv, 600 Cooper Dr, Lexington, KY 40502, Phone: (859) 258-7000, Email:
  • BROWNSVILLE, 3.5 Mi Nnw Of (Lat: 37.219194 Lon: -86.304417), Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: KIM71,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998, Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • 65 DAWES HILL, 4.5 Miles Se Of Brownsville (Lat: 37.164083 Lon: -86.186611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WCT758,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/1979, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Registrant: Kentucky Authority For Educational Television, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502, Phone: (859) 258-7000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brownsville)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 69 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownsville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (41.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownsville, KY
    • 18741.7%Structure Fires
    • 18741.7%Outside Fires
    • 4810.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 265.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownsville, KY
Most common first names in Brownsville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3170.3 years
Mary1974.0 years
Charles1867.4 years
William1875.9 years
Robert1473.8 years
John1473.9 years
George1372.9 years
Myrtle1275.9 years
Paul1172.6 years
Carl1169.1 years
Most common last names in Brownsville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vincent8474.7 years
Lindsey5074.6 years
Webb3774.1 years
Johnson3471.5 years
Skaggs3377.1 years
Davis3075.8 years
Sanders2578.2 years
Houchin2576.0 years
Wells2282.7 years
Meredith2082.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownsville, KY
  • 88.8%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownsville, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Brownsville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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