Income/capita 62%
Household income 64%
Unemployment 150%
Income per capita$11,387$27,598$29,829
Median household income$19,796$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,698$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,392$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$21,332$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$17,182$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate11.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level42.4%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brownsville is 62% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brownsville is 64% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brownsville is 150% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brownsville is 181% higher than the national average

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      Brownsville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%2.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%18.0%
      Public administration2.5%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%9.6%
      Education, health & social services16.7%28.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Golden Beach, FL635$150,938173%
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900137%
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935$124,504125%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
      Brownsville, FL15,860$19,79664%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Estelle, LA15,856$56,6002%
      Asbury Park, NJ15,850$36,51234%
      Palmetto Estates, FL15,871$52,8894%
      Lebanon, IN15,846$46,94315%
      New Territory, TX15,843$136,500147%
      Brownsville, FL15,860$19,79664%
      Source: The Brownsville, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).