City Profiles BROWNSVILLE TX

Brownsville, TX

The City of Brownsville is the county seat of Cameron County in the state of Texas, located in the southernmost part of the Rio Grande neighboring the Mexican city of Matamoros. As of July 2018, the U.S. Census estimates it has a population of over 183,000. Brownsville's international trade infrastructure covers land, sea, and air, (Vetran's International Bridge, B&M Rail Bridge, Port of Brownsville, and Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport)

The Port of Entry (POE) of Brownsville handled trade flows close to $19B U.S.D. in 2019.

The Brownsville POE (2301) is part of the trade District of Laredo.


Source: U.S. Census, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Customs, Texas Workforce Commission, Central Power and Light, local building departments and local U.S. bridge operators in cited cities.
Compiled by:Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development
City Section Last Update: June 2020

International Bridges

Bridge 1: B & M Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.

Bridge 2: Gateway International Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.

Bridge 3: Veterans International Bridge
Pedestrians / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.

Bridge R: B&M Rail Bridge
Rail Crossing Only
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.

U.S.A.

Census Estimate 2019
328,239,523

Texas

Census Estimate 2019
28,995,881

Brownsville

Census 2010
175,023

Brownsville

Census Estimate 2019
182,781
% Popultaion Change 2010-2019
2019 Gender Distribution

Total
Housholds

Census 2014-2018
51,585

Language other than English at Home

Census Estimate 2014-2018
86.3%
Persons per Household 2014-2018
Median Gross Rent 2014-2018
% High School Graduate or Higher (2014-2018)
People age 25 or higher
% Bachelor's Degree or Higher (2014-2018)
People age 25 or higher
% With a Disability (2014-2018)
People under age 65
% With Out Health Insurance (2014-2018)
People under age 65

Median Household Income

Census Estimate 2014-2018 (2018 U.S. Dollars)
$36,499

Total Workforce

Avg. 2019

74,720

% Unemployment

Avg. 2019

5.83%
Labor Force Gender 2014-2018
Unemployment Trend
Per Capita Income 2014-2018
in the past 12 months (in 2018 dollars)
% Persons in Poverty
(2014-2018)

Pedestrian Crossings
Passenger Vehicle Crossings
Commercial Truck Crossings