Brownwood, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 18,813. Estimated population in 2021: 19,566 (+4.0% change)
Males: 8,943 (47.5%), Females: 9,870 (52.5%)

Zip codes: 76801.

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $27,325
Median house value: $43,500

Races in Brownwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.3%)
  • Hispanic (21.3%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (12.6%), German (9.0%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Dutch (1.6%).

Land area: 12.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brownwood

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brownwood city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

4.2% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -271 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1501 BURNET DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brownwood:

  • COMANCHE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; COMANCHE, TX)
  • COLEMAN COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 35 miles; COLEMAN, TX)
  • DELEON HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; DE LEON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brownwood:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 68 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 78 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 92 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD RGNL (about 6 miles; BROWNWOOD, TX; Abbreviation: BWD)
  • COMANCHE COUNTY-CITY (about 31 miles; COMANCHE, TX; Abbreviation: 7F9)
  • COLEMAN MUNI (about 31 miles; COLEMAN, TX; Abbreviation: COM)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Brownwood:

  • HOWARD PAYNE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,283; Location: 1000 FISK AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hputx.edu)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COMMERCIAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: PO BOX 1324; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownwood:

  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 93 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 113 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 120 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)

Schools

Public high school in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD H S (Students: 1,059; Location: 2707 SOUTHSIDE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brownwood:

  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 592; Location: 311 BLUFFVIEW DR & FM 3524; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BROWNWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 517; Location: STEPHEN F AUSTIN & CALVERT RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • BROWNWOOD INT (Students: 485; Location: 800 ROGAN; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • WOODLAND HEIGHTS EL (Students: 425; Location: 3900 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • RON JACKSON STATE JUVENILE CORR CO (Students: 344; Location: OLD BANGS RD; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • COGGIN EL (Students: 254; Location: 1005 AVE B; Grades: 04 – 04)
  • EAST EL (Students: 253; Location: 2700 VINCENT & IDLEWILD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • RON JACKSON STATE JUVENILE CORR CO (Students: 98; Location: OLD BANGS RD; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • BROWNWOOD DAEP (Students: 14; Location: 2707 SOUTHSIDE; Grades: 01 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Brownwood:

  • LIVING WORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 901 CC WOODSON RD; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Brownwood:

  • BROWNWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $258,550; Location: 600 CARNEGIE ST; 79,000 books; 1,215 audio materials; 143 serial subscriptions)

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