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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 2019: 63,171
Zip code population in 2010: 59,408
Zip code population in 2000: 48,601

Houses and condos: 20,674
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,237
% of renters here:

39%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78520: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,730 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.9% ($1,837)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,357 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,395 (1.6%)

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Males: 29,891  (47.3%)
Females: 33,280  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 78520:

  • High school or higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78520:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78520 (2019)
    • 55,07392.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,8076.4%White
    • 2660.4%Asian
    • 1190.2%Black
    • 670.1%Two or more races
    • 490.08%American Indian
    • 160.03%Some other race
    • 110.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 59,726
Rural population: 3,444

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $98,411
78520:

$98,411
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 137 registered sex offenders living in 78520 zip code as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78520 is 469 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:

31.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 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 2019:
This zip code:

$36,074
Texas:

$64,034
Brownsville, TX (78520) map Nearest zip codes: 78575, 78526, 78586, 78567, 78521, 78578.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.7%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

28.5%
Texas:

49.6%
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: 4,981
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,077


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 800 (599 now married, 203 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 15,061 (6,416 now married, 8,640 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78520 with a mortgage: 5,042 (25 second mortgage, 92 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,168

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,172
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $416

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

30.2%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.8%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
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)
  • 2,4582014 or later
  • 9282010 to 2013
  • 4,2882000 to 2009
  • 2,6111990 to 1999
  • 2,2961980 to 1989
  • 2,8791970 to 1979
  • 2,1991960 to 1969
  • 1,5441950 to 1959
  • 1,0861940 to 1949
  • 1,0251939 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)
  • 152no bedroom
  • 3131 bedroom
  • 1,7202 bedrooms
  • 6,1663 bedrooms
  • 2,4574 bedrooms
  • 3035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brownsville, TX (78520)
  • 694no bedroom
  • 1,4611 bedroom
  • 2,6482 bedrooms
  • 1,9823 bedrooms
  • 4154 bedrooms
  • 325+ 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
  • 494no vehicle
  • 3,3511 vehicle
  • 4,2002 vehicles
  • 2,0963 vehicles
  • 7314 vehicles
  • 2545+ 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
  • 1,503no vehicle
  • 3,5071 vehicle
  • 1,7442 vehicles
  • 4033 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2019
  • 2,491Less than $10,000
  • 1,508$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,483$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,046$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,221$25,000 to $29,999
  • 960$30,000 to $34,999
  • 841$35,000 to $39,999
  • 767$40,000 to $44,999
  • 542$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,366$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,491$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,807$75,000 to $99,999
  • 921$100,000 to $124,999
  • 572$125,000 to $149,999
  • 368$150,000 to $199,999
  • 507$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78520

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78520
  • 159Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 100$15,000 to $19,999
  • 122$20,000 to $24,999
  • 225$25,000 to $29,999
  • 242$30,000 to $34,999
  • 347$35,000 to $39,999
  • 735$40,000 to $49,999
  • 798$50,000 to $59,999
  • 588$60,000 to $69,999
  • 539$70,000 to $79,999
  • 994$80,000 to $89,999
  • 617$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,081$100,000 to $124,999
  • 891$125,000 to $149,999
  • 876$150,000 to $174,999
  • 337$175,000 to $199,999
  • 502$200,000 to $249,999
  • 266$250,000 to $299,999
  • 188$300,000 to $399,999
  • 84$400,000 to $499,999
  • 101$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$750,000 to $999,999
  • 37$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78520

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78520
  • 141Less than $100
  • 355$100 to $149
  • 326$150 to $199
  • 438$200 to $249
  • 238$250 to $299
  • 283$300 to $349
  • 352$350 to $399
  • 348$400 to $449
  • 425$450 to $499
  • 686$500 to $549
  • 376$550 to $599
  • 461$600 to $649
  • 339$650 to $699
  • 365$700 to $749
  • 226$750 to $799
  • 442$800 to $899
  • 180$900 to $999
  • 232$1,000 to $1,249
  • 81$1,250 to $1,499
  • 41$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3$2,000 to $2,499
  • 475No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $712.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $185,608.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $178,700
  • Black or African American householders: $189,658
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $79,656
  • Asian householders: $101,572
  • Some other race householders: $88,507
  • Two or more races householders: $89,560
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $93,564

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,411
78520:

$98,411
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,339 - $150,733

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $128,827
Here:

$128,827
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,685
Here:

$117,685
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $111,190
Here:

$111,190
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,492
Here:

$78,492
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,653
Here:

$150,653
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $41,970
Here:

$41,970
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,176
Here:

$32,176
State:

$52,538
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: 13,829
  • One, attached: 867
  • Two: 805
  • 3 or 4: 1,162
  • 5 to 9: 887
  • 10 to 19: 562
  • 20 to 49: 724
  • 50 or more: 821
  • Mobile homes: 947
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Unemployment: 5.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78520
  • 81.7%19,595Drove a car alone
  • 10.0%2,400Carpooled
  • 0.8%196Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%9Taxi
  • 0.1%20Motorcycle
  • 0.4%85Bicycle
  • 1.5%348Walked
  • 1.3%309Other means
  • 4.0%957Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78520
  • 332Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1305 to 9 minutes
  • 3,87010 to 14 minutes
  • 6,31615 to 19 minutes
  • 4,75720 to 24 minutes
  • 1,38425 to 29 minutes
  • 2,92930 to 34 minutes
  • 7735 to 39 minutes
  • 35940 to 44 minutes
  • 35145 to 59 minutes
  • 28260 to 89 minutes
  • 18090 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: 63,171
  • Male householders: 7,658 (1,457 living alone), Female householders: 10,720 (2,379 living alone)
  • 8,981 spouses (8,895 opposite-sex spouses), 672 unmarried partners, (656 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 24,153 children (22,957 natural, 386 adopted, 799 stepchildren), 3,099 grandchildren, 1,449 brothers or sisters, 1,631 parents, 0 foster children, 2,750 other relatives, 953 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,105 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,271 2-persons, 2,959 3-persons, 3,122 4-persons, 2,024 5-persons, 1,007 6-persons, 757 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,838 1-person, 243 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 5 4-persons

8,960 married couples with children.
5,688 single-parent households (1,076 men, 4,612 women).

16.2% of residents of 78520 zip code speak English at home.
84.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 8% well, 11% not well, 13% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 30% well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (4% very well, 64% well, 32% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (55% very well, 39% well, 6% not well).

Foreign born population: 18,348 (29.0%)
(33.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

29.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 90%Honduras
  • 1%El Salvador
  • 1%Thailand
  • 0%France
  • 0%Costa Rica
  • 0%Guatemala
  • 0%Saudi Arabia
Most common first ancestries reported in 78520
  • 1%American
  • 0%English
  • 0%German
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%Lebanese
  • 0%Russian
  • 0%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,7482010 or later
  • 4,4142000 to 2009
  • 4,4751990 to 1999
  • 6,714Before 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: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 88.9%Electricity
  • 9.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%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: 39,831
  • Northeast: 385
  • Midwest: 1,257
  • South: 1,202
  • West: 991

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.

90% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% 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): 303
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 234
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 90,470Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 79,751Legal occupations
  • 59,628Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 48,579Management occupations
  • 42,760Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 40,253Education, 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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 246. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 372 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 78520 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.4%), and Structure Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 78520
    • 2,14851.4%Outside Fires
    • 91321.8%Structure Fires
    • 83820.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2816.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 78520, Texas

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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