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People

Total Population 772
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 36.8%
Employed Population 16+ 237
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 31.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.3%
Median Earnings25+ $21,012
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,672
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,827
% Above Poverty Level 70.8%
% Below Poverty Level 29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 49.5%
Median Gross Rent $493
Median House Value $52,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 26.2%

Brownsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles SE of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Edmonson
Standard Zip Codes 42210
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.192
Longitude -86.267

Brownsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NOLIN RIVER LAKE
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station BOWLING GREEN FAA AP
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station BARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Brownsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Huff (42210)

Lindseyville (42210)

Sunfish (42210)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowling Green 60,660 $47,051
Horse Cave 2,138 $31,859
Oakland 145 $59,167
Park City 532 $57,639
Plum Springs 529 $55,417
Smiths Grove 706 $63,750

Brownsville Public Libraries

Library
Edmonson County Public Library
503 WASHINGTON STREET
Brownsville, Kentucky
(270) 597-2146

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EDMONSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
220 WILDCAT WAY
270-597-2151
Serves 616 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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