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Brown County, TX&

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0.27% growth
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Median Household Income
3.03% growth
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0.16% decline
Median Property Value
0.66% growth

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The economy of Brown County, TX employs 14,982 people. The economy of Brown County, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 3.76; 2.26; and 1.45 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Brown County, TX are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,650), Manufacturing (2,251), and Retail trade (1,626), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($52,132), Transportation & Warehousing ($37,228), and Utilities ($34,722).

Median household income in Brown County, TX is $43,235. Males in Brown County, TX have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $33,705. The income inequality of Brown County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Brown County, TX. In Brown County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 53 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,074. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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Brown County, TX is home to a population of 37,935 people, from which 96% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Brown County, TX is composed of 27,742 White residents (73.1%), 7,967 Hispanic residents (21%), 1,569 Black residents (4.14%), 390 Two+ residents (1.03%), and 192 Asian residents (0.51%). The most common foreign languages in Brown County, TX are Spanish (2,170 speakers), Korean (49 speakers), and Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (46 speakers), but compared to other places, Brown County, TX has a relative high number of Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (46 speakers), Hungarian (11 speakers), and Thai (10 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Brown County, TX awarded 232 degrees. The student population of Brown County, TX is skewed towards females, with 106 male students and 126 female students. Most students in Brown County, TX are White (167 and 72%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (42 and 18.1%), Two or more races (11 and 4.74%), and Black or African American (10 and 4.31%). The largest universities in Brown County, TX by number of graduates are Howard Payne University (232 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Brown County, TX are General Psychology (17 and 7.33%), General Business Administration & Management (16 and 6.9%), and Criminology (16 and 6.9%). The median tuition costs in Brown County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $24,430 and $24,430 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brown County, TX is $91,000, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $90,400 to $91,000, a 0.66% increase. The homeownership rate of Brown County, TX is 71.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Brown County, TX have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Brown County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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