Brownfield, TX Population

Population: 9,488. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,173 (-3.3% change)
Males: 4,959 (52.3%), Females: 4,529 (47.7%)

Terry County

Zip code: 79316

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $26,504
Median house value: $43,000

Races in Brownfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.2%)
  • Hispanic (46.0%)
  • Other race (14.5%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.6%), English (5.8%), German (4.3%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 3308 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brownfield

  • High school or higher: 61.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brownfield city

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

5.0% Foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -140 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Brownfield:

  • BROWNFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (703 E FELT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brownfield:

  • COVENANT HOSPITAL LEVELLAND (about 32 miles; LEVELLAND, TX)
  • LYNN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 32 miles; TAHOKA, TX)
  • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brownfield:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 46 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 74 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 86 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brownfield:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownfield:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 32 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 92 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 101 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 126 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)

Schools

Public high school in Brownfield:

  • BROWNFIELD H S (Students: 595; Location: 701 CUB DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brownfield:

  • OAK GROVE EL (Students: 531; Location: 1000 CACTUS LN; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • BROWNFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 412; Location: 1001 E BROADWAY ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS EL (Students: 409; Location: 1100 E REPPTO ST; Grades: PK – 01)

Libraries

Library in Brownfield:

  • KENDRICK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,996; Location: 301 W TATE ST; 37,104 books; 583 audio materials; 562 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)

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