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
StateTexas
CountyBrown
Area
 • Total6.8 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Land5.7 sq mi (14.7 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation
1,444 ft (440 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,532
 • Density270/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76801
Area code325
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]

Geography[edit]

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) are land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), or 15.77%, are covered by water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

2020 census[edit]

Lake Brownwood racial composition[5]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,158 79.21%
Black or African American (NH) 32 2.19%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 11 0.75%
Asian (NH) 7 0.48%
Some Other Race (NH) 1 0.07%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 39 2.67%
Hispanic or Latino 214 14.64%
Total 1,462

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,462 people, 580 households, and 347 families residing in the CDP.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, 1,694 people, 723 households, and 493 families resided in the CDP. The population density was 295.9 people per square mile (114.3/km2). The 1,043 housing units averaged 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. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 8.97% of the population.

Of the 723 households, 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 not families. About 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 distributed as 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 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-20.
  6. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  7. ^ "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.[6][7]