Brownsville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 2,136 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.8%
 
Males: 987  (46.2%)
Females: 1,149  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15417.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $26,696 (it was $18,559 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$26,696
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,530 (it was $13,404 in 2000)

Brownsville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $62,823 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Brownsville:

$62,823
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $95,906; detached houses: $94,898; townhouses or other attached units: $78,489

Median gross rent in 2022: $680.

March 2022 cost of living index in Brownsville: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 31.7%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 62.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Brownsville, PA (2022)
    • 1,84177.6%White alone
    • 25310.7%Two or more races
    • 1787.5%Black alone
    • 251.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Brownsville, Pennsylvania as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brownsville is 174 to 1.


Crime rates in Brownsville by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.8)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.2)
1
(47.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(114.8)
2
(85.8)
3
(128.3)
2
(85.9)
8
(346.5)
2
(86.7)
3
(131.4)
3
(131.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.8)
1
(45.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(344.4)
4
(171.6)
4
(171.1)
5
(214.9)
2
(86.6)
2
(86.7)
2
(87.6)
5
(218.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.4)
2
(89.6)
3
(135.7)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(459.2)
18
(772.2)
18
(769.9)
15
(644.6)
8
(346.5)
8
(346.8)
14
(613.2)
5
(218.8)
6
(265.5)
8
(357.5)
2
(89.6)
4
(180.9)
3
(141.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,110)
41
(1,759)
36
(1,540)
37
(1,590)
34
(1,472)
32
(1,387)
22
(963.6)
22
(962.8)
14
(619.5)
17
(759.6)
14
(627.0)
7
(316.6)
8
(375.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(191.4)
2
(85.8)
3
(128.3)
5
(214.9)
3
(129.9)
1
(43.3)
4
(175.2)
4
(175.1)
2
(88.5)
2
(89.4)
2
(89.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(141.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index195.2191.3198.5194.7214.8126.6187.5186.050.4151.969.9102.273.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brownsville, PA

Crime rate in Brownsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Ancestries: American (17.2%), Irish (16.0%), German (14.5%), Czech (7.6%), English (4.7%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1815

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 2,130 people per square mile   (low).

Brownsville, Pennsylvania map

25 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,371 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,092 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (29.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Brownsville borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Hiller, PA (1.0 miles ),
Allison, PA (1.6 miles ),
Grindstone, PA (1.8 miles ),
California borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Coal Center, PA (1.9 miles),
Grindstone-Rowes Run, PA (1.9 miles ),
Centerville borough, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.02 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Brownsville, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Brownsville, PA in 2022
Brownsville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Brownsville, PA
Historical housing units in Brownsville, PA
Most common industries in Brownsville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.1%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Brownsville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.9%)
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)

Average climate in Brownsville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brownsville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.00. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.550. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.550
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Brownsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the Brownsville borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from Brownsville center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from Brownsville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 251.1 miles away from Brownsville center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 253.7 miles away from Brownsville center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.8 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 Fayette County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brownsville:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (provides emergency services, 125 SIMPSON RD)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (125 SIMPSON ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE REDSTONE (685 B NATIONAL PIKE WEST)

Heliports located in Brownsville:

Amtrak station near Brownsville:

  • 16 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownsville:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Waynesburg University (about 18 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 23 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 27 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • West Virginia University (about 27 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Duquesne University (about 30 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 30 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Public high school in Brownsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brownsville:

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Library in Brownsville:

  • BROWNSVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $79,047; Location: 100 SENECA ST; 21,703 books; 320 audio materials; 373 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownsville: Brownsville Fire Company 1 Station 5 (A), South Brownsville Volunteer Fire Company 1 Station 6 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bridgeport Cemetery (1), Green Lane Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation (Museums; 69 Market Street), Flatiron Heritage & Visitor's Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 69 Market Street).

Birthplace of: Richard G. Colbert - Admiral, Vinnie Colaiuta - Drummer, Bill Eadie - Professional wrestler, Paul K. Van Riper - Marine Corps general and Eagle Scout, Jacob B. Sweitzer - Union Army officer, John Martin (Governor of Kansas) - Politician, Pete Ladygo - Player of and football, Amos Townsend - Politician, Dixie Walker (pitcher) - Baseball player, Fred Pagac - Football player and coach.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

53.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
30 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brownsville (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Brownsville Motor Bank Branch at 989 Old Route 40, branch established on 1979/04/23; Old Pike Branch at 103 Integra Street, branch established on 1981/10/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Brownsville:

Marital status in Brownsville, PA
  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Brownsville:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Brownsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brownsville, PA (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
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: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Here:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Fayette County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.4%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brownsville:

60.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brownsville:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.5%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brownsville:

33.4%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

65.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownsville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,015$52,0600$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,226$43,3560$0
Financial Administration 1$4,245$50,9401$1,008
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$850
Totals for Government 6$24,485$48,9709$1,858

Brownsville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $203,000 ($95.04)
    Regular Highways: $186,000 ($87.08)
    Central Staff Services: $136,000 ($63.67)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($58.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($14.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($5.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($5.15)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.75)

Brownsville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $45,000 ($21.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($3.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($13.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($5.62)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.75)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($0.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $165,000 ($77.25)
  • Tax - Property: $273,000 ($127.81)
    Individual Income: $147,000 ($68.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000 ($20.60)
    Public Utility License: $14,000 ($6.55)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $9,000 ($4.21)

Brownsville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($2.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($2.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($2.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($2.34)

Brownsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $141,000 ($66.01)
Businesses in Brownsville, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownsville:

  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)

TV broadcast stations around Brownsville:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
Brownsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Brownsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.1mTotal length
  • $1,481,000Total costs
  • 30,951Total average daily traffic
  • 1,136Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Brownsville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownsville, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brownsville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Brownsville, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 123 Blaine Road, 123 Blaine Road (Lat: 40.042778 Lon: -79.905278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.9 m, Overall height: 68.9 m, Call Sign: WMG404, Licensee ID: L00257622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/1993, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: Fm Radio Licenses, LLC

  • STATION, Shaffner Ave Extension (Lat: 40.024778 Lon: -79.871139), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQW66,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2198.40 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1993, Expiration Date: 03/25/1998, Phone: (717) 561-2400

  • 123 Blaine Road, North Twr - 1.65 Mi Nw Of Brownsville Pa Btwn Pa Rt 88 & Us 40 (Lat: 40.043056 Lon: -79.905000), Type: Other, Structure height: 67.9 m, Overall height: 68.9 m, Call Sign: WPTQ551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2002, Certifier: Lynn A Deppen, Registrant: Keymarket Licenses, LLC, 104 Broadway Ave., Carnegie, PA 15106, Phone: (412) 278-5182, Fax: (412) 278-2158, Email:


FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 125 Simpson Road (Lat: 40.002556 Lon: -79.875583), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: KNKG827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

  • 125 Simpson Road (Lat: 40.002500 Lon: -79.875556), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: KNKO290, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.687 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brownsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 788LG, N788LG, N-788LG, Serial Number: PH645494580, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Martha A Roege, 431 Union St, Brownsville, PA 15417
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84067, N84067, N-84067, Serial Number: 7AC-2754, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond R Rosemeier, 913 Howard St, Brownsville, PA 15417

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$77,6254$47,00011$64,0914$18,0005$51,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$87,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$18,00017$55,5299$26,3333$38,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$58,0000$06$70,6670$01$40,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$120,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2612.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$53,3331$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$90,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2612.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brownsville, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brownsville, PA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of fire incidents - 76 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownsville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.5%), and Outside Fires (25.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownsville, PA
    • 23352.5%Structure Fires
    • 11425.7%Outside Fires
    • 6715.1%Other
    • 306.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownsville, PA
Most common first names in Brownsville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24074.9 years
Mary18579.3 years
Joseph12573.3 years
George10575.1 years
William10271.8 years
Charles9174.5 years
Anna8881.8 years
James8771.8 years
Margaret8377.5 years
Helen8079.5 years
Most common last names in Brownsville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3273.7 years
Miller2480.7 years
Jones2074.0 years
Davis2072.4 years
Johnson2072.8 years
Brown1978.3 years
Porter1681.9 years
Thomas1571.6 years
Crawford1474.2 years
Meese1377.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownsville, PA
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownsville, PA
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brownsville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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