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Brownsville
  • City in Texas

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Brownsville is a city in Texas with a population of 186,999. Brownsville is in Cameron County. Living in Brownsville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brownsville there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Brownsville and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Brownsville are above average.

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About Brownsville...
Population
186,999

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$872
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    325.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    67.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    210.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,524.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    100
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    national  11%

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