Brownsville employment information

Income per capita$14,124$26,513$28,555
Median household income$32,288$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,275$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,831$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$22,635$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$17,526$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level35.7%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Brownsville is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Brownsville is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Brownsville is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Brownsville is 129% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Brownsville median earnings by income bracket

Brownsville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%0.5%
Manufacturing sector8.4%2.2%
Financial & insurance services2.2%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.7%15.2%
Public administration6.4%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%1.6%
Education, health & social services15.8%47.2%

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Orason, TX111$48,4099%
Los Fresnos, TX6,164$42,98620%
Brownsville, TX179,834$32,28840%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Santa Clarita, CA179,030$83,17856%
Overland Park, KS178,945$72,23135%
Providence, RI178,562$37,51430%
Grand Prairie, TX181,135$55,3363%
Newport News, VA181,362$51,0005%
Brownsville, TX179,834$32,28840%
Source: The Brownsville, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.