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Population in 2010: 1,532. Population change since 2000: -9.6%
Males: 849  (55.4%)
Females: 683  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 76801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,004 (it was $26,286 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$37,004
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,646

Lake Brownwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,131 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Lake Brownwood:

$57,131
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,980; Detached houses: $281,900; Mobile homes: $38,056

Median gross rent in 2012: $994.

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  • White alone - 1,302 (85.0%)
  • Hispanic - 194 (12.7%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Brownwood: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.9%), English (19.8%), German (10.4%), United States (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lake Brownwood:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Brownwood CDP:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

18 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $797 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $540 (1.0%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Lake Brownwood-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 80% 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.

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, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Lake Brownwood, TX

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

  • Abilene Christian University (about 58 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,947)
  • Tarleton State University (about 59 miles; Stephenville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Angelo State University (about 85 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • Central Texas College (about 93 miles; Killeen, TX; FT enrollment: 4,130)
  • Weatherford College (about 100 miles; Weatherford, TX; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 110 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • McLennan Community College (about 115 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,343)

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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 2012: 27.0%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.6% for Black residents, 72.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 90.9% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lake Brownwood, TX

Lake Brownwood compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lake Brownwood travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.73%
Here72.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents62.9%12.3%8.4%6.9%1.6%
Congregations45.6%12.7%1.3%20.3%1.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%3.1%
Congregations2.5%1.3%3.8%2.5%8.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Brown County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
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
This county:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Brown County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

25.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Texas average:

8.37%

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:
from Tarrant County, TX  0.45% ($26,870 average AGI)
from Coleman County, TX  0.32% ($29,789)
from Comanche County, TX  0.29% ($31,514)


7.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Texas average:

7.44%

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:
to Tarrant County, TX  0.35% ($25,976 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.35% ($21,634)
to Comanche County, TX  0.27% ($22,656)

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.)

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

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