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Overview
Population:175,210
Pop. Change:16%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area
County: Cameron County
City:Brownsville
Zip Code:78521, 78520, ... 4 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Brownsville's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area

Profile: Small border city complex  Location: Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico Elevation: 20 Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
Cost of livingProperty crime
Nearby water recreationHeat and humidity
Pleasant wintersLow educational attainment

Interesting Facts about Brownsville, Texas

As of 2014, Brownsville's population is 175,210 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.51 percent.

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The median home cost in Brownsville is $78,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Brownsville's cost of living is 24.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Brownsville public schools spend $10,617 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Brownsville.

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The unemployment rate in Brownsville is 8.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Brownsville jobs have Increased by 0.92 percent.


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Ranked #103 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #199 Best Green Cities
Ranked #314 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Brownsville

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Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Brownsville's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes