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 the 2016 U.S. Census estimate 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 of over $15B U.S.D. in 2016.

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

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 2016
323,127,513

Texas

Census Estimate 2016
27,862,596

Brownsville

Census 2010
175,023

Brownsville

Census Estimate 2016
183,823
% Popultaion Change 2010-2016
2010 Gender Distribution

Total
Housing Units

Census 2010
53,936

Language other than English at Home

Census Estimate 2011-2015
86.4%
Persons per Household 2011-2015
Median Gross Rent 2011-2015
% High School Graduate or Higher (2011-2015)
People age 25 or higher
% Bachelor's Degree or Higher (2011-2015)
People age 25 or higher
% With a Disability (2011-2015)
People under age 65
% With Out Health Insurance
People under age 65

Median Household Income

Census Estimate 2011-2015
$32,894

Total Workforce

Avg. 2016

76,046

% Unemployment

Avg. 2016

7.41%
Labor Force Gender 2011-2015
Unemployment Trend
Per Capita Income 2011-2015
in the past 12 months (in 2015 dollars)
% Persons in Poverty

Pedestrian Crossings
Passenger Vehicle Crossings
Commercial Truck Crossings