For population 25 years and over in Brownsville:
For population 15 years and over in Brownsville city:
116 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $862 (0.9%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 89.26 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,230 (+11.9%)
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Brownsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 34 (30 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +305 (+2.9%).
Work and jobs in Brownsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brownsville, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brownsville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 204% 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 significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 13% 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 Brownsville 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 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Brownsville center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Haywood County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Public high schools in Brownsville:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownsville and their reported violations in the past:BROWNSVILLE WATER DEPT (Population served: 13851, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HAYWOOD CO. UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 1070, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ZION BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 7.0% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
158 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Brownsville compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Brownsville (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brownsville, Tennessee:
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Religion statistics for Brownsville (based on Haywood County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Brownsville government finances in 2006(per resident):
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,016 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,669 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Brownsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $1,605,000
Total average daily traffic: 29,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,919
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brownsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brownsville, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (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: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brownsville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.