Brownwood, Texas

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Population in 2019: 18,455 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 8,838  (47.9%)
Females: 9,617  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76801, 76802.

Brownwood Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,849 (it was $27,325 in 2000)
Brownwood:

$42,849
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,406 (it was $14,158 in 2000)

Brownwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $110,830 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Brownwood:

$110,830
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $187,740; detached houses: $204,815; townhouses or other attached units: $264,193; in 2-unit structures: $224,039; mobile homes: $95,120; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $11,926

Median gross rent in 2019: $819.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brownwood: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for American Indian residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brownwood, TX (2019)
    • 12,15863.4%White alone
    • 5,21327.2%Hispanic
    • 1,0685.6%Black alone
    • 3381.8%Two or more races
    • 2211.2%Asian alone
    • 160.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 133 registered sex offenders living in Brownwood, Texas as of May 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brownwood is 148 to 1.


Crime rates in Brownwood by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(89.5)
11
(55.5)
5
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
10
(53.4)
17
(86.3)
16
(81.6)
11
(58.3)
12
(63.5)
26
(137.6)
16
(84.3)
20
(104.5)
19
(101.2)
19
(101.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(69.6)
12
(60.5)
5
(25.5)
7
(36.6)
12
(64.1)
6
(30.5)
9
(45.9)
7
(37.1)
6
(31.8)
12
(63.5)
3
(15.8)
9
(47.0)
4
(21.3)
6
(32.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
96
(477.1)
90
(454.1)
77
(392.9)
79
(413.3)
101
(539.4)
66
(335.1)
78
(397.6)
43
(227.8)
49
(259.4)
57
(301.6)
63
(331.9)
51
(266.6)
55
(293.0)
36
(193.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
284
(1,412)
174
(877.9)
179
(913.4)
175
(915.5)
163
(870.5)
118
(599.2)
137
(698.3)
155
(821.3)
178
(942.3)
144
(761.9)
99
(521.5)
96
(501.8)
85
(452.8)
121
(648.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
800
(3,976)
700
(3,532)
625
(3,189)
615
(3,217)
564
(3,012)
637
(3,234)
765
(3,899)
647
(3,428)
595
(3,150)
550
(2,910)
474
(2,497)
554
(2,896)
437
(2,328)
486
(2,606)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(193.8)
43
(217.0)
27
(137.8)
24
(125.6)
11
(58.7)
16
(81.2)
24
(122.3)
26
(137.8)
14
(74.1)
21
(111.1)
34
(179.1)
22
(115.0)
28
(149.2)
42
(225.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.0)
1
(5.0)
2
(10.2)
3
(15.7)
2
(10.7)
4
(20.3)
3
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.4)
City-Data.com crime index461.2373.5309.2317.4355.9323.0373.2309.0320.7378.6289.3321.6293.4297.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brownwood, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 60 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: English (10.2%), American (8.9%), German (5.6%), Irish (5.0%), European (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,465 people per square mile   (low).

Brownwood, Texas map

1,066 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,246 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,333 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (67.9 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (120.0 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (149.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Early, TX (1.9 miles ),
Bangs, TX (3.0 miles ),
Lake Brownwood, TX (3.2 miles ),
Blanket, TX (3.7 miles ),
Thunderbird Bay, TX (3.8 miles ),
May, TX (4.4 miles ),
Santa Anna, TX (4.5 miles ),
Mullin, TX (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 31.71 N, Longitude: 98.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,702 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,759 (67.4%)

Area code: 325

Distribution of median household income in Brownwood, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brownwood, TX in 2019
Brownwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $232,200
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Brownwood, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brownwood, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

8.0%
Historical population in Brownwood, TX
Historical housing units in Brownwood, TX
Most common industries in Brownwood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Brownwood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

Average climate in Brownwood, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brownwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Brownwood city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 334% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.6 miles away from Brownwood center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 293.7 miles away from Brownwood center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 346.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from Brownwood center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.4 miles away from Brownwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Fires: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownwood topographic map

Hospitals in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1501 BURNET DR)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS M H M R CENTER (2209 ELEVENTH ST)
  • GIRLING HOSPICE (1423 COGGIN AVENUE)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF CENTRAL TX INC (600 N FISK ST)
  • SOUTHPARK DEVELOPMENT CENTER (2605 MORRIS SHEPHERD DR)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSN HOSPICE (212 BROWN ST)

Home Health Centers in Brownwood:

  • INTEGRACARE OF OLNEY (107 SOUTH PARK DRIVE SUITE C)

Nursing Homes in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD CARE CENTER (101 MILLER DRIVE)
  • BROWNWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (101 MILLER DR)
  • BROWNWOOD SKILLED NURSING CENTER (2700 MEMORIAL PARK DR)
  • CARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION (200 COUNTY RD 616)
  • CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE CENTER (1514 INDIAN CREEK RD)
  • OAK RIDGE MANOR (2501 MORRIS SHEPPARD DR)
  • PLANTATION NURSING HOME (405 W ANDERSON)
  • SONGBIRD LODGE (2500 SONGBIRD CIR)

Airports located in Brownwood:

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College/University in Brownwood:

  • Howard Payne University (Full-time enrollment: 989; Location: 1000 Fisk St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hputx.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownwood:

  • Cisco College (about 48 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Tarleton State University (about 57 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 68 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Central Texas College (about 81 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Angelo State University (about 90 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Weatherford College (about 100 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 101 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Public high schools in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD H S (Students: 829, Location: 2100 SLAYDEN, Grades: 9-12)
  • BROWNWOOD ACCELERATED H S (Students: 43, Location: 2707 SOUTHSIDE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LONE STAR H S WEST (Location: 600 FM 8254, Grades: 7-12)
  • MULLIN OAKS (Location: 800 FM 3254, Grades: 6-12)
  • MULLIN HOPE (Location: 901 AVE B, Grades: KG-12)

Private high school in Brownwood:

  • VICTORY LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 123, Location: 901 CC WOODSON, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brownwood:

  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 599, Location: 311 BLUFFVIEW DR, Grades: PK-3)
  • BROWNWOOD INT (Students: 528, Location: 800 ROGAN, Grades: 5-6)
  • BROWNWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 502, Location: 1600 CALVERT RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • WOODLAND HEIGHTS EL (Students: 468, Location: 3900 4TH ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • EAST EL (Students: 288, Location: 2700 VICENT ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • COGGIN EL (Students: 255, Location: 1005 AVE B, Grades: 4)
See full list of schools located in Brownwood

Library in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $263,064; Location: 600 CARNEGIE ST; 64,294 books; 1,410 audio materials; 594 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Local Cable Television Provider: Brownwood T.V. Cable 310 carnegie st. Brownwood , Texas 76801 tel#: 325-646-3576

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownwood: US Agricultural Experiment (A), J A Walker House and R B Rogers House (B), Brown County Court House (C), Brownwood Fire Department Station 1 (D), Brownwood Fire Marshal's Office (E), Brownwood Fire Department Station 2 (F), Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom Museum (G), Air Evac Lifeteam Brownwood Base (H), Guardian Emergency Medical Services (I), Brown County Jail (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brownwood include: Church of the Nazarene (A), River of Life Community Church (B), Greater Faith Community Church (C), Christ Chapel Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Central United Methodist Church (F), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenleaf Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Camp Bowie Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Salt Creek (A), Red Hole Creek (B), Williams Creek (C), South Willis Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brownwood include: Kiwanis Park (1), Vincent Street Park (2), Sharp Park (3), Red Stone Park (4), Thomason Park (5), Stonegate Park (6), Mayes Park (7), Sportsman Park (8), Wiggins Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brown County Museum of History (212 North Broadway Street) (1), Corner Store (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1500 Beaver Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Brownwood Days Inn (515 E Commerce St) (1), Americas Best Value Inn (410 East Commerce St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Walt Williams (baseball) - Baseball player, Ed Price - Football player and coach, George Dunn (actor) - Actor, Jim Morris - High school science teacher made it to the big leagues, Josh Rosenthal (musician) - Songwriter, Joe M. Kilgore - Politician, Casey Pachall - College football player, Derwin Williams - Football player, George M. Shelton - Philippine- War Medal of Honor recipient, Jerry Don Gleaton - Baseball player.

Brown 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 Brownwood and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKESMITH SPECIAL UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 9,045, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In NOV-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
LAKE BROWNWOOD CHRISTIAN RETREAT (Population served: 264, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brownwood that have no violations reported:

  • BROWN COUNTY WID 1 (Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Brownwood in 2010:

  • 456 people in college/university student housing
  • 340 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 62 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Brownwood in 2000:

  • 499 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 439 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 345 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Arena or stadium:
  • Brownwood Coliseum. Howard Payne University.

Banks with branches in Brownwood (2011 data):

  • Texas Bank: Brownwood Marketplace Banking Center, Detached Facility, Lake Brownwood Branch, Brownwood Branch, at 400 Fisk Street. Info updated 2006/12/18: Bank assets: $292.9 mil, Deposits: $250.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Citizens National Bank at Brownwood: Citizens National Bank At Brownwood at 1 Carnegie, branch established on 1934/09/28; Brownwood Branch at 401 West Commerce, branch established on 1996/02/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.3 mil, Deposits: $158.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Brownwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Brownwood Branch at One Center Avenue, branch established on 1892/02/11; Brownwood Motor Branch at 601 Center Avenue, branch established on 1992/08/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Baird: Brownwood Branch at 3711 Austin Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.3 mil, Deposits: $230.0 mil, headquarters in Baird, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Baird Bancshares, Inc.
  • Mills County State Bank: Brownwood Branch at 3101 Austin Avenue, branch established on 1992/12/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $213.0 mil, Deposits: $184.7 mil, headquarters in Goldthwaite, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Goldthwaite Bancshares, Inc.
  • Western Bank: Brownwood Branch at 1110 Clements, branch established on 2007/08/27. Info updated 2009/06/01: Bank assets: $196.5 mil, Deposits: $174.0 mil, headquarters in Coahoma, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Western Bancshares, Inc.
  • American State Bank: Brownwood Branch at 1221 Austin Ave., branch established on 2011/07/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 1602 Austin Avenue Branch at 1602 Austin Avenue, branch established on 1976/07/08. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brownwood:

Marital status in Brownwood, TX
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brownwood:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brownwood
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brownwood, TX (based on Brown County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,60779
Mainline Protestant3,60912
Catholic2,5001
Other4583
Black Protestant371
None7,895-
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: 7
Here:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
This county:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Brown County:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brown County:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brownwood:

48.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brownwood:

21.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brownwood:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Brownwood:

54.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownwood, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 44$155,740$42,4750$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$174,331$58,1100$0
Solid Waste Management 32$87,876$32,9540$0
Firefighters 31$153,924$59,5830$0
Police - Other 22$62,343$34,0051$1,811
Parks and Recreation 20$56,854$34,1125$3,452
Sewerage 17$56,398$39,8100$0
Water Supply 16$56,748$42,5610$0
Streets and Highways 15$43,030$34,4240$0
Health 12$38,254$38,2544$3,902
Financial Administration 10$48,409$58,0910$0
Welfare 7$15,817$27,1152$1,291
Judicial and Legal 7$25,677$44,0181$3,067
Airports 5$16,698$40,0751$1,125
Other Government Administration 2$6,882$41,2926$850
Local Libraries 2$6,096$36,57610$8,888
Fire - Other 2$9,371$56,2261$1,380
Totals for Government 280$1,014,446$43,47631$25,765

Brownwood government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $132,000 ($7.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,663,000 ($252.67)
    Water Utilities: $3,803,000 ($206.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,683,000 ($199.57)
    Sewerage: $3,259,000 ($176.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,076,000 ($166.68)
    General - Other: $1,765,000 ($95.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,685,000 ($91.30)
    Regular Highways: $1,393,000 ($75.48)
    Central Staff Services: $1,095,000 ($59.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $718,000 ($38.91)
    Air Transportation: $695,000 ($37.66)
    Financial Administration: $550,000 ($29.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $487,000 ($26.39)
    Health - Other: $268,000 ($14.52)
    Libraries: $219,000 ($11.87)
    General Public Buildings: $165,000 ($8.94)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($0.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,045,000 ($56.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $821,000 ($44.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $213,000 ($11.54)
    Air Transportation: $180,000 ($9.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($6.39)
    Police Protection: $116,000 ($6.29)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($4.77)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($3.31)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($3.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($2.33)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,639,000 ($630.67)

Brownwood government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,595,000 ($248.98)
    Sewerage: $3,199,000 ($173.34)
    Air Transportation: $685,000 ($37.12)
    Other: $273,000 ($14.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $183,000 ($9.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $783,000 ($42.43)
    Other: $397,000 ($21.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,332,000 ($72.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $513,000 ($27.80)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,098,000 ($276.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,656,000 ($143.92)
    Other: $59,000 ($3.20)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $6,144,000 ($332.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,956,000 ($322.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,061,000 ($111.68)
    Other License: $90,000 ($4.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $36,000 ($1.95)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.11)

Brownwood government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,935,000 ($1730.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,130,000 ($1415.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,115,000 ($548.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,310,000 ($233.54)

Brownwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,966,000 ($214.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,076,000 ($275.05)

7.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Tarrant County, TX  0.35% ($53,565 average AGI)
from Coleman County, TX  0.31% ($31,341)
from Taylor County, TX  0.30% ($38,150)


6.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Taylor County, TX  0.33% ($34,163 average AGI)
to Coleman County, TX  0.28% ($30,167)
to Dallas County, TX  0.22% ($39,552)
Businesses in Brownwood, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1RadioShack1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Ford1Subway2
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS6
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownwood:

  • KXYL (1240 AM; 1 kW; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBWD (1380 AM; 1 kW; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownwood:

  • KPSM (99.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC.)
  • KHPU (91.7 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOXE (101.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBUB (90.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: LIVING WORD CHURCH OF BROWNWOOD, INC)
  • KPBE (89.3 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KXYL-FM (96.9 FM; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYOX (94.3 FM; COMANCHE, TX; Owner: 377 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXCT (102.3 FM; COLEMAN, TX; Owner: WATTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brownwood:

  • KIDU-LP (Channel 56; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: SAGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K61CV (Channel 61; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65BC (Channel 65; MULLIN, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K26AP (Channel 26; BROWNWOOD, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brownwood: George M. Shelton.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Brownwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 535ft / 163mTotal length
  • $143,000Total costs
  • 259,490Total average daily traffic
  • 23,361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 352,755Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brownwood, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 161930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownwood, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brownwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 138 (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 Brownwood, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 81 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brownwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brownwood)

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 125. The highest number of fire incidents - 226 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownwood, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.3%), and Structure Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownwood, TX
    • 1,25859.3%Outside Fires
    • 55826.3%Structure Fires
    • 2079.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 974.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownwood, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brownwood, Texas:

  • Days Inn, 515 E Commerce, Brownwood, Texas 76801 , Phone: (325) 646-2551, Fax: (325) 643-6064
  • Holiday Inn Exress, 504 W Commerce St, Brownwood, Texas 76801 , Phone: (325) 641-8085, Fax: (325) 641-1047
  • La Quinta Inn And Suites - Brownwood, 103 Market Place Blvd, Brownwood, Texas 76801 , Phone: (325) 641-1731, Fax: (325) 641-1732
  • Hampton Inn, 1103 Riverside Dr, Brownwood, Texas 76801 , Phone: (325) 641-1122, Fax: (325) 641-1199
  • Lake Brownwood Hospitality, Ltd d/b/A Flagship Inn, 8875 Hwy 279, Brownwood, Texas 76801 , Phone: (325) 784-7656
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brownwood, Texas
Most common first names in Brownwood, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William24274.7 years
James22873.1 years
John21174.0 years
Mary21081.2 years
Robert14171.5 years
Charles10773.3 years
Thomas10174.5 years
Willie9781.1 years
George9076.3 years
Ruby7080.3 years
Most common last names in Brownwood, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17676.0 years
Williams8579.1 years
Johnson7775.8 years
Jones7775.1 years
Davis7276.6 years
Moore6776.5 years
Taylor6776.7 years
Brown6374.9 years
Harris5479.4 years
Wilson5178.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownwood, TX
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownwood, TX
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Brownwood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Brownwood on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 (76801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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  • Robert W. Williams (1)
  • George Sikes (1)
  • Chelsea Ann Scott (1)
  • Ronald Riker (1)
  • Jimmy D. Bills (1)
  • Jeffrey S. Laws (1)
  • Pat Mcshan (1)
  • Windel O. Mayfield (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2021.