Brownsville, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brownsville, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Brownsville had a population of 456 as of July 1, 2017. Brownsville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brownsville is located at latitude 43.7011 and longitude -91.288 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brownsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Brownsville (GNIS ID: 2393441) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 456
Daytime Population: Workers 60
Daytime Population: Residents 177
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 237
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 456
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 261
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,591
Average Household Income $71,139
Per Capita Income $29,532


Total Housing Units 280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $166,379
Average Home Value $230,387


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 153
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 -0.3% -0.31%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families 1.54% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Brownsville, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brownsville to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 525 42nd
Population Density # 650 28th
Diversity Index # 795 12th
Median Household Income # 560 38th
Per Capita Income # 389 57th

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