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Overview

Introduction to Brownwood, Texas

Brownwood, Texas, in Brown county, is 67 miles SE of Abilene, Texas and 120 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas.

Brownwood History

Brownwood was the site of the U.S. Army Camp during the Second World War. An F5 tornado struck Brownwood on April 19, 1976, causing extensive damage. In 2003, the city was categorized as a "Micropolitan Statistical Area."

Brownwood and nearby Attractions

  • Brown County Museum of History
  • Kiwanis Park
  • Trigg Park
  • Wiggins Park
  • Camp Bowie Park
  • Sharp Park

Things To Do In Brownwood

There are many parks in the area, which make for great picnic spots or places to engage in a variety of recreational activities. The recreation department of the city organizes a wide variety of events throughout the year as well.

Brownwood Transportation

Air transportation is provided by Abilene Regional Airport.

Brownwood Higher Education

The institutes providing higher educational facilities are Howard Payne University and Central Texas Commercial College.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,081
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+7,510
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married47.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,689
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,357
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,468

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,737
% Above Poverty Level77.4%
% Below Poverty Level22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$676
Median House Value$81,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41%
English13.3%
German9.8%
Irish9%
Scottish1%
French Except Basque1%
Italian0.9%
Polish0.6%
Arab0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
African0.1%
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Brownwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brown County
Standard Zip Codes76801, 76802
P.O. Box Zip Codes76803, 76804
Phone Area Codes325
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.72
Approximate Longitude-98.97

Brownwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBROWNWOOD
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp30 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 95 F
Oct Temp52 to 80 F
Annual Precip28.3 inches
StationRISING STAR 1 S
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp30 to 55 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationGOLDTHWAITE 1 WSW
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp35 to 59 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 79 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bangs1,599$54,276
Blanket381$48,958
Early2,843$50,450
Mullin136$49,688
Santa Anna1,297$36,635

Brownwood Public Libraries

Brownwood Public Library
600 CARNEGIE ST
Brownwood, Texas
(325) 646-0155

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Brownwood Hospitals

Brownwood Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1501 Burnet Drive

Brownwood Public Schools

Mullin Oaks
800 Fm 3254
ZIP: 76001
(325) 646-0923
Other
Total Enrollment 46
Brownwood Accelerated H S
2707 Southside Dr
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-2477
High
Total Enrollment 30
Brownwood Daep
2707 Southside Dr
ZIP: 76801
(325) 643-3672
Brownwood H S
2100 Slayden
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-9549
High
Total Enrollment 865
Brownwood Int
800 Rogan
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-0462
Middle
Total Enrollment 524
Brownwood Middle
1600 Calvert Rd, Calvert Road
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-9545
Middle
Total Enrollment 506
Coggin El
1005 Ave B
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-8919
Middle
Total Enrollment 285
East El
2700 Vicent St
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-2937
Primary
Total Enrollment 367
Lone Star H S West
600 Fm 8254
ZIP: 76801
(325) 641-4244
High
Total Enrollment 186
Mullin Hope
901 Ave B
ZIP: 76801
(325) 985-3374
Other
Northwest El
311 Bluffview Dr
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-0707
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Woodland Heights El
3900 4th St
ZIP: 76801
(325) 646-8633
Primary
Total Enrollment 436

Brownwood Private Schools

Victory Life Academy
901 Cc Woodson
ZIP: 64801
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 108
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