Browndell, Texas

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Browndell, Texas
Location of Browndell, Texas
Location of Browndell, Texas
Jasper County Browndell.svg
Coordinates: 31°7′13″N 93°58′55″W / 31.12028°N 93.98194°W / 31.12028; -93.98194Coordinates: 31°7′13″N 93°58′55″W / 31.12028°N 93.98194°W / 31.12028; -93.98194
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyJasper
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
253 ft (77 m)
Population
 • Total197
 • Density81/sq mi (31.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
75931
FIPS code48-10708[1]
GNIS feature ID1379462[2]

Browndell is a city in Jasper County, Texas, United States. The population was 197 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Browndell is located in northern Jasper County at 31°7′13″N 93°58′55″W / 31.12028°N 93.98194°W / 31.12028; -93.98194 (31.120251, -93.982003).[4] U.S. Route 96 runs along the western border of the city, leading south 15 miles (24 km) to Jasper, the county seat, and north 9 miles (14 km) to Pineland. The community is 2 miles (3 km) east of the Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970243
1980228−6.2%
1990192−15.8%
200021914.1%
2010197−10.0%
Est. 2016197[5]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 219 people, 79 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 90.5 people per square mile (34.9/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 48.7 per square mile (18.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 38.36% White, 60.73% African American, and 0.91% from two or more races.

There were 79 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 24.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,313, and the median income for a family was $29,583. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $15,804 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,229. About 15.3% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 31.0% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Browndell is served by the Brookeland Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Browndell city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.