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 2016:38,271More data
Estimate 2015:37,981 
Estimate 2014:37,719 
Estimate 2013:37,853 
Estimate 2012:37,852 
Estimate 2011:38,026 
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:1,584More data
Blanket town:383More data
Brownwood city:19,153More data
Early city:2,991More 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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:21.8%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.9%More data
Percent African American Alone:3.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:3.4%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:19.7%More data
85 and Older:2.5%More data
Median Age:40.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$33,973More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$1,300,175,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$43,770More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:25.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:85.1% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:18.5% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,385More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,083 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$34,083 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,894 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$31,648 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.609300More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,808,860,596More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,572,166,189More data
Total Actual Levy:$15,660,391More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:87.189More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:29.726More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:203.697More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:7.277More data
Frontage Roads:1.226More data
On-System Subtotal:329.115More data
City Streets:193.450More data
Certified County Roads:756.337More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:949.787More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,278.902More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:268.161More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:62.372More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:419.710More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:14.554More data
Frontage Roads:2.452More data
On-System Subtotal:767.249More data
City Streets:392.800More data
Certified County Roads:1,512.674More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,905.474More data
County Total:2,672.723More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brown County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Brown County Narrative Profile»
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.