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Brownsville, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Brownsville, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°41′55″N 91°16′50″W / 43.69861°N 91.28056°W / 43.69861; -91.28056
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Houston
 - Total 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 517
 - Density 288.9/sq mi (111.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55919
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-08218[1]
GNIS feature ID 0640547[2]

Brownsville is a city in Houston County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 517 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km²), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (7.73%) is water.

Minnesota State Highway 26 and County Road 3 (Main Street) are two of the main routes in the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 517 people, 216 households, and 149 families residing in the city. The population density was 288.9 people per square mile (111.5/km²). There were 273 housing units at an average density of 152.6/sq mi (58.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.42% White, 0.39% Native American, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 216 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 112.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,250, and the median income for a family was $51,875. Males had a median income of $32,426 versus $26,429 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,442. About 1.5% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 43°41′39″N 91°16′47″W / 43.69417°N 91.27972°W / 43.69417; -91.27972



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