Brownsville, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brownsville, Florida - Basic Facts

The Brownsville Census Designated Place had a population of 16,721 as of July 1, 2017. Brownsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownsville is located at latitude 25.8214 and longitude -80.2417 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Brownsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Brownsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402723) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Brownsville Census Designated Place is located within Miami CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brownsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Brownsville, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,721
Daytime Population: Workers 8,318
Daytime Population: Residents 11,691
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,009
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 16,616
Population in Familes 13,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 7,347
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $22,148
Average Household Income $33,340
Per Capita Income $11,176


Total Housing Units 6,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,914 (30.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,562 (56.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 806 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $118,554
Average Home Value $134,940


Total Households 5,476
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,622
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.22% 1.24%
Households 1.14% 1.21%
Families 1.14% 1.17%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Brownsville, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsville to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 219 76th
Population Density # 46 95th
Diversity Index # 179 81st
Median Household Income # 911 1st
Per Capita Income # 909 1st

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