Lake Brownwood, Texas

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Lake Brownwood, Texas
Location of Lake Brownwood, Texas
Location of Lake Brownwood, Texas
Brown County LakeBrownwood.svg
Coordinates: 31°49′25″N 99°5′41″W / 31.82361°N 99.09472°W / 31.82361; -99.09472Coordinates: 31°49′25″N 99°5′41″W / 31.82361°N 99.09472°W / 31.82361; -99.09472
CountryUnited States
 • Total6.8 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Land5.7 sq mi (14.7 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
1,444 ft (440 m)
 • Total1,532
 • Density270/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)325
FIPS code48-40456[1]
GNIS feature ID1339486[2]

Lake Brownwood is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Brown County in central Texas, United States. The population was 1,532 at the 2010 census.[3]


The Lake Brownwood CDP is located in western Brown County at 31°49′25″N 99°5′41″W / 31.82361°N 99.09472°W / 31.82361; -99.09472 (31.823538, -99.094827),[4] along the western arm of Lake Brownwood, a reservoir on Jim Ned Creek and Pecan Bayou. The CDP is 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Brownwood, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.5 km2), of which 5.7 square miles (14.7 km2) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), or 15.77%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,694 people, 723 households, and 493 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 295.9 people per square mile (114.3/km²). There were 1,043 housing units at an average density of 182.2 per square mile (70.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.49% White, 1.48% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.20% from other races, and 2.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.97% of the population.

There were 723 households out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.80.

Lake Brownwood dam

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,286, and the median income for a family was $29,280. Males had a median income of $25,380 versus $17,946 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,289. About 18.4% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. 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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lake Brownwood CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.