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78520 Zip Code (Brownsville, TX) Detailed Profile



Cities: Brownsville, TX (67.39%), San Pedro, TX (3.04%)
County: Cameron County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 61,328
Zip code population in 2010: 59,408
Zip code population in 2000: 48,601

Houses and condos: 19,713
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,437
% of renters here:

42%
State:

38%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 78520: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,679 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78520
Zip code 78520 (Brownsville, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.0% ($1,535)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,933 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $928 (1.5%)

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Males: 29,535  (48.2%)
Females: 31,793  (51.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 78520:

  • High school or higher: 60.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78520:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Zip code 78520 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78520

  • Zip code 78520 races chart
    • 3,807White population
    • 119Black population
    • 49American Indian population
    • 266Asian population
    • 11Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 67Two or more races population
    • 55,073Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 57,984
Rural population: 3,343

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $78,500
78520:

$78,500
Texas:

$132,000
Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.4 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78520, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,615 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,615
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $30,140 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$30,140
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $25k, 87.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,635 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,635
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,424 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
Here:

$7,424
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$20,274 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

+$20,274
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,224 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,224
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,422 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
78520:

$16,422
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,725 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
78520:

$12,725
Texas:

$23,938
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,461 (20% of AGI, reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,461
State:

$24,724

Here:

20.3% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,561 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,561
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,902 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
78520:

$4,902
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $3,019 (reported on 45.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,019
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.9%
Here:

67%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 68.0% for AGIs below $25k, 66.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 87.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78520, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,898 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,898
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $24,881 (reported on 85.7% of returns)
Here:

$24,881
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.7% for AGIs below $10k, 82.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,341 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,341
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,895 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,895
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,932 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

+$14,932
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,356 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,356
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.0% for AGIs below $10k, 10.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,066 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
78520:

$3,066
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,435 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,435
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,515 (18% of AGI, reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,515
State:

$19,631

Here:

18.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,724 (4% of AGI, reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,724
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,123 (reported on 52.7% of returns)
78520:

$5,123
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,429 (reported on 50.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,429
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.5%
Here:

74%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 73.3% for AGIs below $10k, 79.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$29,835
Texas:

$51,704
Brownsville, TX (78520) map Nearest zip codes: 78575, 78526, 78586, 78567, 78521, 78578.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.3%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.9%
Texas:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,930
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11,640


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1,058 (622 now married, 436 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 13,991 (6,799 now married, 7,192 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78520 with a mortgage: 5,515 (26 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,618

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,101
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S334

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

38.0%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

19.8%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78520: Brownsville Country Club (A), Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (B), Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard (C), Fort Brown (D), Brownsville Fire Department Central Station (E), Brownsville Fire Department Station 2 (F), Brownsville Fire Department Station 4 (G), Brownsville Fire Department Station 7 (H), Brownsville Police Department (I), La Nueva Libertad (J), La Madrilena (K), Cameron County Sheriff's Office (L), Manautou House (M), Cameron County Courthouse (N), Brownsville Public Library (O), Stillman House Museum (P), Historic Brownsville Museum (Q), Brownsville Art League Fine Arts Museum (R), Celaya-Creager House (S), Charles Stillman House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78520 include: First Presbyterian Church (A), La Iglesia del Pueblo Pentecostal Church (B), Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal Church (C), El Calvario Lutheran Church (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Templo Emmanuel Assembly of God Church (F), Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana Church (G), Immaculate Conception Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Lakes and reservoirs: Resaca del Jardin (A), Town Resaca (B), Salt Pond (C), Fort Brown Resaca (D), Main Reservoir (E), Resaca de La Palma Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78520 include: Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Resaca de las Palomas (1), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Brasil Unit (2), Washington Park (3), Ringgold Park (4), Saint Joseph Academy Football Stadium (5), Scorpion Baseball Field (6), Friendship Gardens (7), Dean Porter Park (8), Amigoland Theme Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau (650 Ruben M Torres Boulevard) (1), Adams Darryl Outdoors (Tours & Charters; 6 Resaca Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Year house built

  • 3022010 or later
  • 5,2382000 to 2009
  • 2,2061990 to 1999
  • 2,7331980 to 1989
  • 3,1531970 to 1979
  • 2,4381960 to 1969
  • 1,9351950 to 1959
  • 7641940 to 1949
  • 9441939 or earlier

Zip code 78520 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville, TX (78520)

  • 171no bedroom
  • 4071 bedroom
  • 1,7712 bedrooms
  • 5,4243 bedrooms
  • 2,0384 bedrooms
  • 3225+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville, TX (78520)

  • 890no bedroom
  • 1,6331 bedroom
  • 2,5912 bedrooms
  • 1,8463 bedrooms
  • 4384 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 578no vehicle
  • 3,1971 vehicle
  • 4,1432 vehicles
  • 1,5623 vehicles
  • 4134 vehicles
  • 2405+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,766no vehicle
  • 3,4941 vehicle
  • 1,7972 vehicles
  • 3063 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2013
  • 3,235Less than $10,000
  • 1,716$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,351$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,271$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,244$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,065$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,027$35,000 to $39,999
  • 884$40,000 to $44,999
  • 477$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,240$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,327$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,074$75,000 to $99,999
  • 612$100,000 to $124,999
  • 300$125,000 to $149,999
  • 445$150,000 to $199,999
  • 302$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 78520

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 78520
  • 133Less than $10,000
  • 130$10,000 to $14,999
  • 157$15,000 to $19,999
  • 142$20,000 to $24,999
  • 197$25,000 to $29,999
  • 528$30,000 to $34,999
  • 540$35,000 to $39,999
  • 751$40,000 to $49,999
  • 461$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,000$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,210$70,000 to $79,999
  • 845$80,000 to $89,999
  • 691$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,045$100,000 to $124,999
  • 713$125,000 to $149,999
  • 481$150,000 to $174,999
  • 122$175,000 to $199,999
  • 426$200,000 to $249,999
  • 214$250,000 to $299,999
  • 181$300,000 to $399,999
  • 96$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 78520

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 78520
  • 336Less than $100
  • 211$100 to $149
  • 423$150 to $199
  • 422$200 to $249
  • 521$250 to $299
  • 676$300 to $349
  • 593$350 to $399
  • 570$400 to $449
  • 516$450 to $499
  • 626$500 to $549
  • 494$550 to $599
  • 307$600 to $649
  • 449$650 to $699
  • 114$700 to $749
  • 56$750 to $799
  • 214$800 to $899
  • 87$900 to $999
  • 203$1,000 to $1,249
  • 53$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23$1,500 to $1,999
  • 29$2,000 or more
  • 514No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $567.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $183,700.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,543
  • Black or African American householders: $151,284
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $63,539
  • Asian householders: $81,021
  • Some other race householders: $70,599
  • Two or more races householders: $71,440
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $74,633

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,500
78520:

$78,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,400 - $119,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $117,821
Here:

$117,821
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $90,471
Here:

$90,471
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $11,106
Here:

$11,106
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $978,893
Here:

$978,893
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $42,091
Here:

$42,091
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $17,657
Here:

$17,657
State:

$60,009

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,399
  • One, attached: 675
  • Two: 1,008
  • 3 or 4: 1,245
  • 5 to 9: 1,014
  • 10 to 19: 551
  • 20 to 49: 345
  • 50 or more: 674
  • Mobile homes: 783
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Unemployment: 11.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520
  • 75.4%16,623Drove a car alone
  • 16.2%3,579Carpooled
  • 1.9%430Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%10Taxi
  • 0.2%44Motorcycle
  • 0.2%40Bicycle
  • 2.5%542Walked
  • 0.9%207Other means
  • 2.6%582Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520
  • 856Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1995 to 9 minutes
  • 4,13810 to 14 minutes
  • 4,58615 to 19 minutes
  • 3,98020 to 24 minutes
  • 1,00425 to 29 minutes
  • 2,91130 to 34 minutes
  • 26835 to 39 minutes
  • 34240 to 44 minutes
  • 59145 to 59 minutes
  • 43160 to 89 minutes
  • 16990 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 78520:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 96.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,949
  • In family households: 55,442 (5,567 male householders, 7,976 female householders)
    8,202 spouses, 24,653 children (23,571 natural, 309 adopted, 774 stepchildren), 2,870 grandchildren, 1,014 brothers or sisters, 1,426 parents, 1,791 other relatives, 852 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,507 (1,878 male householders (1,677 living alone)), 2,149 female householders (1,974 living alone)), 480 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,379 (1,335 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,451 2-persons, 3,157 3-persons, 3,356 4-persons, 1,839 5-persons, 1,127 6-persons, 613 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,651 1-person, 299 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 4 5-persons

9,922 married couples with children.
6,513 single-parent households (816 men, 5,697 women).

13.6% of residents of 78520 zip code speak English at home.
85.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 15% well, 11% not well, 15% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 21% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (99% very well, 1% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 18,557 (30.3%)
(30.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

30.3%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 95%Mexico
  • 1%India
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%El Salvador
  • 0%Honduras
  • 0%Canada
  • 0%Argentina

Most common first ancestries reported in 78520 (%)

  • 90%Other groups
  • 2%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8402010 or later
  • 5,4422000 to 2009
  • 5,1401990 to 1999
  • 8,070Before 1990

Zip code 78520 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ADULT ED (1625 PRICE RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031901035
    Organizations: BROWNSVILLE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ADOLPHS BANNERT AUTO (234 E LEVEE ST in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AT&T MICROELECTRONICS (605 VERMILLION ROAD SUITE C in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AT & T MICROELECTRONICS DE MEXICO
  • AMFELS (PORT OF BROWNSVILLE FM-1792 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: OIL AND GAS FIELD SERVICES
  • AT&T MICROELECTRONICS (3543 E 14TH ST STE F in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AT & T MICROELECTRONICA DE MEXICO
  • ATLAS HYTEC INC (23 WATERFRONT DR in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ATLAS RECYCLING LTD (4690 MAR STREET in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AUTOHAAS MEXICO INC (830 W PRICE RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MATA GERARDO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMFELS, INC. (20000 HWY. 48, BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS 78520 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: SHIP BUILDING AND REPAIRING

Zip code 78520 marital status for males
Zip code 78520 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 80%Electricity
  • 15%Utility gas
  • 3%No fuel used
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 50,091. Population change in the 1990s: -1,490 (-3.0%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,672
  • Northeast: 359
  • Midwest: 1,212
  • South: 1,532
  • West: 1,061

62% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

88% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 683
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 241
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

2.2%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 81,307Legal occupations
  • 67,821Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 49,722Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 47,754Management occupations
  • 45,833Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 42,381Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BROWNSVILLE, TX):

  • W I REALTY, LC (3975 N EXPRESSWAY; small business) : $278,325 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $220,780; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $57,545.

    Biggest contracts:
    $83,810 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-06-06. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
    $63,300, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-07. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
    $50,490, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-16. Completion date: 2006-07-20.
    $44,640, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-19. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
  • PECINA INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS (37 CASA DE AMIGOS; small business) : $50,840 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    $25,420 with Air Force for Other Professional Services. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2002-05-10. Completion date: 2002-08-07.
    $25,420, same as above. Signed on 2001-05-11. Completion date: 2001-08-03.
  • HERB EMOND (314 RIVERBEND DR; small business) : $34,696 in 12 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $4,928; 2003: $4,608; 2004: $8,960; 2005: $10,728; 2006: $5,472.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,472 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2006-04-03. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $5,472 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2005-03-02. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $5,472 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2005-03-02. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $4,928 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2002-01-18. Completion date: 2002-10-15.
  • H G P BROWNSVILLE CORP (845 N EXPRESSWAY 77; small business)
    $31,157 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-04-01. Completion date: 2003-02-10.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 4 establishments, 100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 3 establishments, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 8, 10-19: 17, 5-9: 28, 1-4: 26)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (500-999: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 9)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 14)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 363 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 310 people in college/university student housing
  • 186 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 149 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 136 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 50 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 710 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 576 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED292$97,359142$108,990264$106,70583$33,5723$160,36055$81,1712$8,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$110,79622$105,03871$96,28627$38,3750$010$43,6922$58,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$117,10666$91,974408$73,778319$24,0600$045$41,3534$42,498
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$102,74219$87,151126$105,26542$34,8900$013$62,1680$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$62,1939$109,28728$122,1145$19,8520$00$01$35,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$98,9608$145,1261$53,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$97,51910$117,1630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$162,4287$223,2290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$58,5783$126,9002$45,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78520 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria66976.6 years
Jose42871.1 years
Guadalupe29076.5 years
Juan22171.7 years
Manuel19774.6 years
Antonio13672.8 years
Francisco13571.8 years
Pedro12673.6 years
William11874.1 years
Jesus11671.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 78520 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia47674.3 years
Garza31173.6 years
Rodriguez27272.4 years
Martinez25574.8 years
Gonzalez25073.3 years
Hernandez21274.5 years
Perez18174.5 years
Lopez15173.2 years
Flores14774.8 years
Ramirez12975.6 years
Businesses in zip code 78520
NameCountNameCount
Academy Sports + Outdoors1McDonald's5
Advance Auto Parts1Motel 62
AutoZone5Nike2
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A1Panda Express1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless2
Church's Chicken3PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless10Quiznos1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
El Pollo Loco1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx6Starbucks1
GNC1Subway3
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1UPS4
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
La Quinta1Volkswagen1
Lane Bryant1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marriott2
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