Brown County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:37,864More data
Estimate 2018:37,820 
Estimate 2017:37,815 
Estimate 2016:38,039 
Estimate 2015:37,736 
Estimate 2014:37,553 
Estimate 2013:37,671 
Estimate 2012:37,808 
Estimate 2011:38,000 
Census 2010:38,106More data
Census 2000:37,674More data
Population of the County Seat (Brownwood)
Census 2010:19,288 
Census 2000:18,813 
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:1,548More data
Blanket town:370More data
Brownwood city:18,714More data
Early city:3,067More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:944.4More data
Water Area:12.5More data
Total Area:957.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:40.35More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:59.60More data
Percent Rural:40.40More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:22.7%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:71.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.2%More data
65 and Older:19.9%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:41.0More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$38,830More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,472,596,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$47,097More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:21.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$37,921More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$36,792 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,385 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,083 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,083 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.614700More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$4,015,528,575More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,776,362,536More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,052,951More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:86.970More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:29.732More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.169More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.271More data
Frontage Roads:1.395More data
On-System Subtotal:328.537More data
City Streets:193.283More data
Certified County Roads:758.219More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:951.502More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,280.039More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:268.057More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.281More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:418.663More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:14.542More data
Frontage Roads:2.790More data
On-System Subtotal:766.333More data
City Streets:392.486More data
Certified County Roads:1,516.438More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,908.924More data
County Total:2,675.257More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brown County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.