Lake Brownwood, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,532.
Population change since 2000: -9.6%
Males: 815  (53.3%)
Females: 717  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 76801.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,137 (it was $26,286 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$56,137
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,084 (it was $13,289 in 2000)

Lake Brownwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,438 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$81,438
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,104; detached houses: $165,715; mobile homes: $74,993

Median gross rent in 2019: $697.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Brownwood: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Lake Brownwood, TX (2019)
    • 1,29089.2%White alone
    • 694.8%Hispanic
    • 654.5%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (24.2%), European (16.2%), English (15.8%), German (12.7%), Celtic (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Brownwood, Texas map

20 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Texas:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,101 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $705 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Abilene, TX (57.5 miles , pop. 115,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (120.9 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (150.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Thunderbird Bay, TX (2.7 miles ),
Bangs, TX (2.8 miles ),
Brownwood, TX (3.2 miles ),
Early, TX (3.2 miles ),
May, TX (3.4 miles ),
Santa Anna, TX (3.8 miles ),
Blanket, TX (4.2 miles ),
Coleman, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.82 N, Longitude: 99.09 W

Area code: 325

Distribution of median household income in Lake Brownwood, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lake Brownwood, TX in 2019
Lake Brownwood satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Lake Brownwood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Lake Brownwood, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Lake Brownwood, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Lake Brownwood-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Lake Brownwood place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 5 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Brownwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 343% 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 128.4 miles away from the city 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 274.7 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 289.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 341.6 miles away from the city 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 237.4 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 213.4 miles away from Lake 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).
Lake Brownwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Brownwood:

  • BANGS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BANGS, TX)
  • PLANTATION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BROWNWOOD, TX)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF CENTRAL TX INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BROWNWOOD, TX)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BROWNWOOD, TX)
  • GIRLING HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BROWNWOOD, TX)
  • CMS HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; EARLY, TX)
  • INTEGRACARE OF OLNEY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BROWNWOOD, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Brownwood:

  • Cisco College (about 41 miles; Cisco, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,687)
  • Abilene Christian University (about 58 miles; Abilene, TX; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Tarleton State University (about 59 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 8,882)
  • Angelo State University (about 85 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Central Texas College (about 91 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 15,911)
  • Weatherford College (about 100 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 4,080)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 110 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lake Brownwood Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Short Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
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: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lake Brownwood:

Marital status in Lake Brownwood, TX
  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Brownwood:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake 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
Brown County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

25.1%
State:

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

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake Brownwood:

48.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Brownwood:

43.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Lake Brownwood:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Brownwood:

23.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Brownwood:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Brownwood:

75.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Brownwood, TX Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake 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 Lake Brownwood:

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

TV broadcast stations around Lake 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)
  • KPTC-LP (Channel 48; CISCO, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CING., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.2mTotal length
  • $143,000Total costs
  • 15,890Total average daily traffic
  • 1,447Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,680Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lake Brownwood, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lake Brownwood, TX

2002 - 2014 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2014 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Brownwood, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.0%), and Structure Fires (26.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Brownwood, TX
    • 12962.0%Outside Fires
    • 5626.9%Structure Fires
    • 199.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Brownwood, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Brownwood, TX
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 21.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Brownwood, TX
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake Brownwood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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