Brownsville, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 9,592 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 4,244  (44.2%)
Females: 5,348  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38012.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,459 (it was $27,276 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$34,459
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,420 (it was $15,217 in 2000)

Brownsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,832 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$114,832
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $620.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brownsville: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.7%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 93.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brownsville, TN (2010)
    • 6,63164.4%Black alone
    • 3,05629.7%White alone
    • 4814.7%Hispanic
    • 820.8%Two or more races
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.1%Asian alone
    • 140.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Brownsville, Tennessee as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brownsville is 202 to 1.


Crime rates in Brownsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.1)
1
(10.1)
1
(10.2)
2
(20.6)
2
(21.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(101.7)
5
(46.1)
5
(47.4)
11
(107.1)
8
(78.9)
8
(77.0)
3
(29.4)
5
(50.6)
6
(60.3)
8
(80.8)
6
(61.3)
10
(103.1)
12
(126.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(138.7)
18
(165.8)
20
(189.8)
16
(155.8)
20
(197.3)
15
(144.4)
7
(68.6)
10
(101.2)
13
(130.6)
12
(121.2)
16
(163.3)
10
(103.1)
7
(73.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
147
(1,359)
172
(1,584)
123
(1,167)
153
(1,490)
135
(1,332)
131
(1,261)
101
(990.1)
127
(1,285)
122
(1,225)
102
(1,031)
142
(1,450)
99
(1,021)
85
(895.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
173
(1,599)
199
(1,833)
214
(2,031)
236
(2,299)
200
(1,973)
234
(2,253)
141
(1,382)
137
(1,386)
112
(1,125)
120
(1,212)
120
(1,225)
90
(928.0)
107
(1,128)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
447
(4,132)
399
(3,675)
363
(3,444)
378
(3,682)
318
(3,137)
346
(3,332)
269
(2,637)
302
(3,055)
311
(3,123)
342
(3,455)
323
(3,298)
309
(3,186)
265
(2,792)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(147.9)
36
(331.6)
33
(313.1)
26
(253.2)
21
(207.1)
5
(48.1)
13
(127.4)
7
(70.8)
39
(391.7)
18
(181.9)
17
(173.6)
23
(237.2)
13
(137.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.5)
5
(46.1)
3
(28.5)
3
(29.2)
1
(9.9)
2
(19.3)
2
(19.6)
2
(20.2)
6
(60.3)
3
(30.3)
2
(20.4)
1
(10.3)
4
(42.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)683.8742.2633.3797.9688.5671.4454.6572.8627.7565.0639.9570.2546.2

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City-data.com crime index in Brownsville, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (9.5%), English (6.0%), African (4.7%), Irish (3.6%), German (1.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 9.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,051 people per square mile   (low).

Brownsville, Tennessee map

113 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,024 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $970 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (24.9 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (51.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (440.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Woodland, TN (2.8 miles ),
Holly Grove-Belle Eagle, TN (2.9 miles ),
Hillville, TN (3.1 miles ),
Nutbush, TN (3.4 miles ),
Stanton, TN (3.4 miles ),
Bells, TN (3.6 miles ),
Huntersville, TN (3.7 miles ),
Alamo, TN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 89.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +486 (+4.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,264 (52.6%)

Area code: 731

Distribution of median household income in Brownsville, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brownsville, TN in 2017
Brownsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Brownsville, TN residents
Average permit cost in Brownsville, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Brownsville, TN
Historical housing units in Brownsville, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +305 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Brownsville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Brownsville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)

Average climate in Brownsville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brownsville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.00. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

0.27
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Brownsville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Brownsville city center killed 11 people and injured 86 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 1/17/1999, a category F4 tornado 21.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city 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 110.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from Brownsville center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city 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 Haywood County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brownsville:

  • HAYWOOD PARK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 2545 N WASHINGTON AVE)
  • CRESTVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER OF BROWNSVILLE, INC (704 DUPREE ST)
  • BROWNSVILLE DIALYSIS (380 NORTH DUPREE STREET)
  • DCI BROWNSVILLE (378 N. DUPREE ST.)

Heliports located in Brownsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownsville:

  • Union University (about 24 miles; Jackson, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 28 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 33 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Rhodes College (about 51 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 57 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)

Public high school in Brownsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brownsville:

  • HAYWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 575, Location: 313 N GRAND AV, Grades: 1-3)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 1315 EAST JEFFERSON, Grades: 4-5)
  • HAYWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1201 HARALSON, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Brownsville

Library in Brownsville:

  • ELMA ROSS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $159,138; Location: 1011 E. MAIN STREET; 30,239 books; 2,462 audio materials; 773 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Brownsville has a new physical therapy clinic opening... PT COMPANY. It will be an outpatient physical therapy clinic at 144 South Dupree St. Phone: 731.772.5213 Fax: 731.772.8209

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownsville: Brownsville Fire Department Station 3 (A), Haywood County Jail (B), Brownsville City Hall (C), Brownsville Fire Department Station 2 (D), Brownsville Fire Department Station 1 (E), Haywood County Courthouse (F), College Hill Community Center (G), Brownsville-Haywood County Library (H), Haywood County Ambulance Authority (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bradford Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Brownsville include: Brownsville Baptist Church (A), Temple Adas Israel (B), Zion Church (C), Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church of Brownsville (E), First Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Brownsville (G), Farmers Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Israel Cemetery (1), Knights of Pythias Cemetery (2), Magnolia Cemetery (3), Richards Cemetery (4), Oakwood Cemetery (5), Rosenwald Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: B W Cobb Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Brownsville include: Bomer City Park (1), College Hill Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (2600 Anderson Ave), Days Inn of Brownsville (2530 Anderson Avenue), Best Western Traveller's Inn (110 Sunny Hill Cove), Comfort Inn Brownsville (2600 Anderson Avenue), Brownsville-Days Inn (2530 Anderson Avenue), Best Western Travellers Inn (110 Sunnyhill Cove).

Courts: Haywood County - General Sessions Court Clerk (11 South Lafayette Avenue), Haywood County - County Clerk- Juvenile Court Clerk (1 North Washington Avenue), Haywood County - Circuit Court Clerk- General Sessions Court (Court House), Haywood County - Chancery Court Clerk (Court House).

Birthplace of: Richard Halliburton - Travel writer, Corey Moore - College football player, Jarvis Varnado - Basketball player, Yank Rachell - Country blues musician, Craig Harris - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Hammie Nixon - Blues harmonica player, Leslie Delk - College basketball player (South Alabama Jaguars), Vic Bradford - Major League Baseball player.

Haywood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BROWNSVILLE WATER DEPT (Population served: 13,545, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2008)
HAYWOOD CO. UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1,343, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
STANTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 688, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ZION BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
158 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brownsville (2011 data):

  • INSOUTH Bank: Peachtree Plaza Branch, Holly Park Branch, Insouth Bank. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.2 mil, Deposits: $267.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Southern Bancshares, Inc. Esot
  • First South Bank: West Main Branch at 308 West Main, branch established on 1998/12/21; East Brownsville Branch at 1519 East Main Street, branch established on 2005/11/30. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $437.6 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Jackson, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Hardeman County Investment Company, Inc.
  • First State Bank: at 25 South Grand Avenue, branch established on 2006/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Brownsville Branch at 1028 East Main St, branch established on 1976/12/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Brownsville:

Marital status in Brownsville, TN
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brownsville:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Tennessee average:

11.6

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, TN (based on Haywood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,55225
Black Protestant2,24515
Mainline Protestant1,58315
Catholic2321
Other622
None8,113-
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: 3
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Haywood County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.4%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Haywood County:

13.3%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brownsville:

20.1%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brownsville:

13.5%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brownsville:

35.5%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brownsville:

80.6%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownsville, TN 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 32$122,670$46,0010$0
Solid Waste Management 26$55,673$25,6950$0
Firefighters 26$79,513$36,6980$0
Other and Unallocable 21$77,132$44,0750$0
Streets and Highways 13$33,481$30,9060$0
Electric Power 7$36,733$62,9710$0
Gas Supply 6$23,722$47,4440$0
Water Supply 5$20,220$48,5280$0
Sewerage 5$18,679$44,8300$0
Police - Other 5$12,930$31,0320$0
Financial Administration 3$10,416$41,6640$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,312$73,8720$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 151$503,481$40,0120$0

Brownsville government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $2,239,000 ($233.42)
    General - Other: $2,155,000 ($224.67)
    Police Protection: $1,990,000 ($207.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,232,000 ($128.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $906,000 ($94.45)
    Regular Highways: $766,000 ($79.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $546,000 ($56.92)
    Central Staff Services: $431,000 ($44.93)
    Health - Other: $128,000 ($13.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $106,000 ($11.05)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($7.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($4.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($4.27)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($3.34)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($0.94)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.94)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,276,000 ($445.79)

Brownsville government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $945,000 ($98.52)
    Other: $105,000 ($10.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $698,000 ($72.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $492,000 ($51.29)
    Other: $18,000 ($1.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,640,000 ($170.98)
    Other: $377,000 ($39.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $254,000 ($26.48)
    Rents: $205,000 ($21.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $131,000 ($13.66)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($10.63)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($3.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($0.94)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $956,000 ($99.67)
    Highways: $249,000 ($25.96)
    Other: $238,000 ($24.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $200,000 ($20.85)
  • Tax - Property: $2,847,000 ($296.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $185,000 ($19.29)
    Other License: $54,000 ($5.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($4.59)
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000 ($3.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.42)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.10)

Brownsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,502,000 ($573.60)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Madison County, TN  1.03% ($23,986 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.53% ($22,056)
from Fayette County, TN  0.41% ($28,929)


5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, TN  1.49% ($40,030 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.40% ($31,889)
to Tipton County, TN  0.37% ($24,760)
Businesses in Brownsville, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WNWS (1520 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTJS (1390 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXI (1310 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, TN; Owner: LIBERTY RADIO II, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WTBG (95.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TN; Owner: THE WIRELESS GROUP, INC.)
  • WWGM (93.1 FM; ALAMO, TN; Owner: GRACE BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WTNV (104.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNP (90.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICTNS FOUNDTN)
  • WMXX-FM (103.1 FM; JACKSON, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKVZ (94.9 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brownsville:

  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBJ-TV (Channel 7; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W25BY (Channel 25; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BY (Channel 38; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54BU (Channel 54; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W22BR (Channel 22; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CZ (Channel 52; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64BZ (Channel 64; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTE-LP (Channel 19; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W26CJ (Channel 26; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W35AH (Channel 35; JACKSON, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brownsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 896ft / 273mTotal length
  • $21,802,000Total costs
  • 645,425Total average daily traffic
  • 224,603Total average daily truck traffic
  • 807,618Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brownsville, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 211950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownsville, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brownsville, TN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SMITH AEROSTAR 601P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 144 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 221CA , Serial Number: 61P-0392-133, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles A Jr Tripp, 420 W Main St, Brownsville, TN 38012, Other Owners: Judy S Tripp
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35045 , Serial Number: 5557, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): Wilson Jr Livingston, Rt 4, Brownsville, TN 38012
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3847J , Serial Number: 15065147, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2012
    Registrant (Individual): James C Escue, 1106 W Main St, Brownsville, TN 38012
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4276T , Serial Number: 28-7205128, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James R Tippett, 693 Cox Ln, Brownsville, TN 38012, Other Owners: James C Escue
  • Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE HS 125-700A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 15, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE731 SERIES (3500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 500FM , Serial Number: NA0280, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Blurton Group LLC, Po Box 545, Brownsville, TN 38012
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/14/1999
  • Aircraft: E M F SERVICES INC DR 109 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO540-L1B5D (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 527MF , Serial Number: 527, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 11/29/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): E M F Services Inc, 5455 Tibbs Rd, Brownsville, TN 38012
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64705 , Serial Number: 176SL
    Registrant (Individual): Roy L Hazlerig, 404 Grand Ave, Brownsville, TN 38012
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/05/2018

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 140. The highest number of fire incidents - 216 took place in 2007, and the least - 86 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownsville, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.7%), and Structure Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownsville, TN
    • 1,06444.7%Outside Fires
    • 58724.7%Structure Fires
    • 53922.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1897.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownsville, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brownsville, Tennessee:

  • Econo Lodge, 2600 Anderson Ave, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 , Phone: (731) 772-4082, Fax: (731) 772-4084
  • Days Inn, 2530 Anderson Ave, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 , Phone: (731) 772-3297
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 110 Sunnny Hill Cv, Brownsville, Tennessee 38012 , Phone: (731) 779-2389, Fax: (731) 772-2064
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brownsville, Tennessee
Most common first names in Brownsville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18171.5 years
Mary15480.7 years
William13874.6 years
John12673.7 years
Willie11173.9 years
Robert9773.4 years
George5573.0 years
Thomas4974.1 years
Charlie4772.0 years
Annie4480.4 years
Most common last names in Brownsville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor17574.8 years
Bond9177.2 years
Jones8371.3 years
Smith6976.2 years
Mann6577.0 years
Williams5478.3 years
Currie5276.5 years
Davis5274.5 years
Johnson4772.8 years
White4776.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownsville, TN
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownsville, TN
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brownsville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Brownsville on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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