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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 2017: 63,726
Zip code population in 2010: 59,408
Zip code population in 2000: 48,601

Houses and condos: 20,373
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,132
% of renters here:

39%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78520: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,745 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78520
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.9% ($1,789)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,339 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,328 (1.8%)

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Males: 31,018  (48.7%)
Females: 32,707  (51.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 78520:

  • High school or higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78520:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78520 (2017)
    • 55,073113.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,8077.8%White
    • 2660.5%Asian
    • 1190.2%Black
    • 490.1%American Indian
    • 670.1%Two or more races
    • 160.03%Some other race
    • 110.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 60,251
Rural population: 3,474

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $94,237
78520:

$94,237
Texas:

$172,200



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 115 registered sex offenders living in 78520 zip code as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78520 is 559 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.4 people
Texas:

2.9 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 2017:
This zip code:

$34,130
Texas:

$59,206
Brownsville, TX (78520) map Nearest zip codes: 78575, 78526, 78586, 78567, 78521, 78578.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.9%
Texas:

53.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.4%
Texas:

5.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,027
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,922


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 852 (604 now married, 250 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 14,997 (6,686 now married, 8,299 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78520 with a mortgage: 5,095 (9 second mortgage, 46 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,039

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,098
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $399

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

29.9%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

8.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,2172014 or later
  • 1,0602010 to 2013
  • 4,8292000 to 2009
  • 2,5031990 to 1999
  • 2,3001980 to 1989
  • 2,8251970 to 1979
  • 2,4811960 to 1969
  • 1,6291950 to 1959
  • 1,0701940 to 1949
  • 9621939 or earlier

Zip code 78520 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • 209no bedroom
  • 3581 bedroom
  • 1,6352 bedrooms
  • 6,1283 bedrooms
  • 2,4174 bedrooms
  • 3115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • 985no bedroom
  • 1,5081 bedroom
  • 2,4642 bedrooms
  • 1,9023 bedrooms
  • 3124 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 502no vehicle
  • 3,3781 vehicle
  • 4,0832 vehicles
  • 2,1163 vehicles
  • 6704 vehicles
  • 3065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brownsville, TX (78520) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,512no vehicle
  • 3,5121 vehicle
  • 1,7682 vehicles
  • 2273 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2017
  • 2,872Less than $10,000
  • 1,259$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,663$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,268$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,087$25,000 to $29,999
  • 981$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,127$35,000 to $39,999
  • 650$40,000 to $44,999
  • 763$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,091$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,516$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,436$75,000 to $99,999
  • 908$100,000 to $124,999
  • 428$125,000 to $149,999
  • 358$150,000 to $199,999
  • 411$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78520

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78520
  • 101Less than $10,000
  • 92$10,000 to $14,999
  • 177$15,000 to $19,999
  • 125$20,000 to $24,999
  • 142$25,000 to $29,999
  • 232$30,000 to $34,999
  • 398$35,000 to $39,999
  • 759$40,000 to $49,999
  • 794$50,000 to $59,999
  • 694$60,000 to $69,999
  • 840$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,053$80,000 to $89,999
  • 396$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,143$100,000 to $124,999
  • 745$125,000 to $149,999
  • 831$150,000 to $174,999
  • 330$175,000 to $199,999
  • 337$200,000 to $249,999
  • 446$250,000 to $299,999
  • 119$300,000 to $399,999
  • 66$400,000 to $499,999
  • 84$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 30$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 78520

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 78520
  • 126Less than $100
  • 313$100 to $149
  • 232$150 to $199
  • 491$200 to $249
  • 361$250 to $299
  • 408$300 to $349
  • 477$350 to $399
  • 485$400 to $449
  • 495$450 to $499
  • 601$500 to $549
  • 493$550 to $599
  • 433$600 to $649
  • 450$650 to $699
  • 413$700 to $749
  • 115$750 to $799
  • 232$800 to $899
  • 61$900 to $999
  • 18$1,000 to $1,249
  • 31$1,250 to $1,499
  • 369No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $632.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $188,338.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $171,120
  • Black or African American householders: $181,613
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $76,277
  • Asian householders: $97,263
  • Some other race householders: $84,752
  • Two or more races householders: $85,761
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $89,595

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,237
78520:

$94,237
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,137 - $145,994

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $119,886
Here:

$119,886
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $124,131
Here:

$124,131
State:

$241,439

In 2-unit structures: $66,364
Here:

$66,364
State:

$179,198

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,759
Here:

$100,759
State:

$206,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,788
Here:

$167,788
State:

$271,582

Mobile homes: $43,096
Here:

$43,096
State:

$77,722

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,552
Here:

$31,552
State:

$60,875
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78520
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,850
  • One, attached: 688
  • Two: 1,093
  • 3 or 4: 1,185
  • 5 to 9: 811
  • 10 to 19: 573
  • 20 to 49: 554
  • 50 or more: 707
  • Mobile homes: 836
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520
  • 82.9%19,846Drove a car alone
  • 10.2%2,445Carpooled
  • 0.9%204Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%13Taxi
  • 0.1%27Motorcycle
  • 0.3%67Bicycle
  • 1.4%330Walked
  • 0.9%204Other means
  • 3.2%770Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520
  • 684Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,6745 to 9 minutes
  • 3,50610 to 14 minutes
  • 5,92215 to 19 minutes
  • 4,41420 to 24 minutes
  • 1,45825 to 29 minutes
  • 2,95430 to 34 minutes
  • 10335 to 39 minutes
  • 38040 to 44 minutes
  • 37845 to 59 minutes
  • 45260 to 89 minutes
  • 19490 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 78520:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 93.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 62,450
  • In family households: 58,042 (6,232 male householders, 7,979 female householders)
    9,013 spouses, 26,181 children (25,032 natural, 328 adopted, 822 stepchildren), 2,693 grandchildren, 1,194 brothers or sisters, 1,112 parents, 1,415 other relatives, 1,248 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,322 (1,639 male householders (1,565 living alone)), 2,322 female householders (2,149 living alone)), 345 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,280 (1,335 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,832 2-persons, 3,654 3-persons, 2,888 4-persons, 2,010 5-persons, 1,114 6-persons, 673 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,716 1-person, 205 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 7 4-persons

10,029 married couples with children.
6,587 single-parent households (1,300 men, 5,287 women).

14.6% of residents of 78520 zip code speak English at home.
85.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 12% well, 12% not well, 13% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% very well, 61% well, 19% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (64% very well, 32% well, 5% not well).

Foreign born population: 19,285 (30.3%)
(31.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

30.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 1%Thailand
  • 1%Saudi Arabia
  • 1%France
  • 0%Guatemala
  • 0%El Salvador
  • 0%Costa Rica
  • 0%Eritrea
Most common first ancestries reported in 78520
  • 1%American
  • 0%German
  • 0%English
  • 0%Syrian
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%Lebanese
  • 0%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,8252010 or later
  • 5,3002000 to 2009
  • 4,4201990 to 1999
  • 6,842Before 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: 2.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 50,091.

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

  • This state: 39,786
  • Northeast: 282
  • Midwest: 1,356
  • South: 952
  • West: 1,036

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.

91% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% 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 in Brownsville, TX (78520)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 427
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 95
Here:

1.9%
Texas:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 252
Here:

7.7%
Texas:

15.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 75,961Legal occupations
  • 74,686Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 72,294Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,817Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 44,945Management occupations
  • 41,500Education, 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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 in zip code 78520
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78520 - 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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