Brown County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:38,709More data
Estimate 2022:38,443 
Estimate 2021:38,135 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.38,095More data
Census 2010:38,106More data
Census 2000:37,674More data
Population of the County Seat (Brownwood)
Census 2020:18,862 
Census 2010:19,288 
Census 2000:18,813 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BROWN COUNTY - 2023 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bangs city:1,543More data
Blanket town:366More data
Brownwood city:18,790More data
Early city:3,218More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:944.5More data
Water Area:12.5More data
Total Area:957.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:40.34More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:56.60More data
Percent Rural:43.40More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:23.8%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:69.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.6%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:20.3%More data
65 and Older:20.8%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:42.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$46,833More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,797,114,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$53,455More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.9% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$46,653More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$44,747 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$42,078 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$40,208 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$38,752 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.484950More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$6,778,494,043More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$4,220,387,309More data
Total Actual Levy:$20,466,768More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:87.024More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:29.731More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.225More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.271More data
Frontage Roads:1.395More data
On-System Subtotal:328.646More data
City Streets:195.044More data
Certified County Roads:756.365More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:951.409More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,280.055More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:269.750More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.156More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:422.908More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:14.542More data
Frontage Roads:2.790More data
On-System Subtotal:772.146More data
City Streets:395.868More data
Certified County Roads:1,512.730More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,908.598More data
County Total:2,680.744More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brown County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brown County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brown County 🗗»

Special Districts in Brown County.
School Districts in Brown County.
History of City Tax Rates in Brown County.

Airports in Brown County.
Hospitals in Brown County.
Prisons in Brown County.