Brownsville demographics profile

StatisticBrownsvilleNew YorkNew York
Population density (sq mi)30,84728,173359
Median age35.735.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%

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  • The population density in Brownsville is 9% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Brownsville is 1% lower than New York.
  • In Brownsville 6.35% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Brownsville 83.06% of the population is African American.
  • In Brownsville 1.43% of the population is Asian.

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Brownsville population breakdown by race

RaceBrownsvilleNew YorkNew York
African American83.06%24.40%15.60%
American Indian0.27%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race1.85%3.28%2.93%
Other race7.04%15.09%8.62%
In Brownsville, 29.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Brownsville age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Brownsville, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).