Brownsville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brownsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Brownsville had a population of 875 as of July 1, 2017. Brownsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownsville is located at latitude 37.1949 and longitude -86.2653 in Edmonson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brownsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Edmonson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Brownsville (GNIS ID: 2403940) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brownsville is located within Brownsville Division of Edmonson 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brownsville: Point Pleasant.

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


Total Population 875
Daytime Population: Workers 1,021
Daytime Population: Residents 619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,640
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.87
Population in Households 820
Population in Familes 655
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 335
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $26,552
Average Household Income $39,893
Per Capita Income $17,377


Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $83,247
Average Home Value $99,552


Total Households 376
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.63% 0.27%
Households 0.45% 0.26%
Families 2.61% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Brownsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 254 53rd
Population Density # 439 19th
Diversity Index # 438 19th
Median Household Income # 505 7th
Per Capita Income # 470 13th

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