Lake Brownwood, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,532. Population change since 2000: -9.6%
Males: 766  (50.0%)
Females: 766  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  50.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,557 (it was $26,286 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$34,557
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,710 (it was $13,289 in 2000)

Lake Brownwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,822 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$64,822
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $215,838; Detached houses: $364,229; Mobile homes: $49,283

Median gross rent in 2013: $505.

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  • Races in Lake Brownwood, TX (2010)

    Lake Brownwood races chart
    • 1,30285.0%White alone
    • 19412.7%Hispanic
    • 221.4%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Brownwood: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.8%), Irish (13.3%), United States (9.3%), German (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

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

Lake Brownwood,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Brownwood:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Brownwood CDP:

  • Never married: 9.7%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,672 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $569 (0.9%)

Lake Brownwood satellite photo by USGS

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

Lake Brownwood household income distribution Lake Brownwood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lake Brownwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Brownwood, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Texas state average. It is 75% smaller 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 Lake 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 237.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 249.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 216.3 miles away from Lake Brownwood center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from the city 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3 (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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.4%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Black residents, 62.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 84.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Lake Brownwood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Texas average:

14.4

Lake Brownwood travel time to work - commute Lake Brownwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Brownwood CDP (based on Brown County data)

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.
State:

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

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

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

25.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  0.34% ($28,119 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($33,385)
from Coleman County, TX  0.30% ($23,000)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.41% ($31,549 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.38% ($33,745)
to Travis County, TX  0.31% ($26,692)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 750Total average daily traffic
  • 77Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,100Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake Brownwood)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LAKE BROWNWO, Lake Brownwood Site (Lat: 31.833000 Lon: -99.002556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Call Sign: WQMJ764
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2010, Expiration Date: 08/26/2020, Certifier: Jamey Wigley
    Registrant: Stutler Technologies, Corp., Emporia, KS 66801, Phone: (620) 342-7922, Fax: (620) 343-2005
  • BROWNWOOD, Approximately 6.35 Nm West Northwest Of Runway 13 End At The Brownwood Regional (Lat: 31.842222 Lon: -99.076250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 201.2 m, Overall height: 207.2 m, Call Sign: WQOF831, Licensee ID: L00993698
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Certifier: Dennise Hoover
    Registrant: Westex Towers, 500 Chestnut St., Suite 1901, Abilene, TX 79602, Phone: (325) 673-1930, Fax: (325) 673-1970, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Lake Brownwood

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