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People

Total Population 2,407
Male Share of the Population 44.5%
Female Share of the Population 55.5%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 887
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 40.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,750
% Above Poverty Level 69.5%
% Below Poverty Level 30.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.7%
Median Gross Rent $426
Median House Value $53,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 18.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brownsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 29 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15417
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.023
Longitude -79.884

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 DONORA 1 SW
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station COOPERS ROCK ST FOREST
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
California 6,657 $69,902
Coal Center 83 $0
Daisytown 352 $61,667
Elco 303 $50,893

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Brownsville Public Libraries

Library
Brownsville Fr Public Library
100 SENECA ST
Brownsville, Pennsylvania
(724) 785-7272

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Brownsville High Schools

BROWNSVILLE AREA HS
724-785-8200
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 628 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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