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
 • Total2.44 sq mi (6.33 km2)
 • Land2.44 sq mi (6.33 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation253 ft (77 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total160
 • Density84.29/sq mi (32.55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
75931
FIPS code48-10708[3]
GNIS feature ID1379462[2]

Browndell is a city in Jasper County, Texas, United States. The population was 160 at the 2020 census.[4]

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).[5] 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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970243
1980228−6.2%
1990192−15.8%
200021914.1%
2010197−10.0%
2020160−18.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Browndell racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 76 47.5%
Black or African American (NH) 78 48.75%
Asian (NH) 1 0.63%
Pacific Islander (NH) 1 0.63%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 2 1.25%
Hispanic or Latino 2 1.25%
Total 160

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 160 people, 49 households, and 41 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] 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 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Browndell is served by the Brookeland Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Browndell, Texas
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Browndell city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-25.
  8. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[8][9]