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Brownsville-Harlingen Texas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Brownsville-Harlingen Texas metro area was $36,975 in 2017, the latest figures available. Brownsville median household income is $22,231 lower than the median Texas household income and $23,361 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Brownsville median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Brownsville-Harlingen are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Brownsville Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Texas $59,206 +2.46% +7.71%
Brownsville $36,975 -2.33% +11.16%

Trends in Brownsville, TX Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Brownsville is $36,975. Real median household income peaked in 2016 at $37,858 and is now $883 (2.33%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Brownsville, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Brownsville

Date US Texas Brownsville
2017 $60,336 $59,206 $36,975
2016 $58,856 $57,782 $37,858
2015 $57,709 $57,583 $35,256
2014 $55,613 $54,968 $33,263
2013 $55,072 $54,496 $36,230
2012 $54,948 $54,273 $33,108
2011 $55,162 $53,950 $35,029
2010 $56,388 $54,775 $35,757
2009 $57,519 $55,271 $35,349
2008 $59,382 $57,115 $34,950
2007 $60,135 $56,352 $34,781
2006 $59,051 $54,750 $33,726

Brownsville Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Brownsville was $44,971 in 2017. Compared to the median Texas family income, Brownsville median family income is $25,165 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Brownsville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Brownsville Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Texas $70,136 +2.44% +7.70%
Brownsville $44,971 +6.44% +18.07%

Trends in Brownsville, TX Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $44,971, the median family income for Brownsville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Brownsville, Texas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Brownsville

Date US Texas Brownsville
2017 $73,891 $70,136 $44,971
2016 $72,591 $68,467 $42,251
2015 $70,627 $67,581 $38,151
2014 $68,313 $65,120 $38,089
2013 $67,488 $64,514 $39,194
2012 $66,880 $63,926 $35,939
2011 $67,126 $63,370 $37,826
2010 $68,289 $63,744 $39,539
2009 $69,958 $64,832 $38,000
2008 $72,321 $67,070 $39,125
2007 $72,500 $66,063 $37,756
2006 $71,330 $63,809 $35,109

Brownsville Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Brownsville was $16,392 in 2017. Compared to the median Texas per capita income, Brownsville median per capita income is $13,133 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Brownsville will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Brownsville Texas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Texas $29,525 +0.66% +5.02%
Brownsville $16,392 +1.01% +7.08%

Trends in Brownsville, TX Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $16,392, the per capita income for Brownsville was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Brownsville, Texas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Brownsville

Date US Texas Brownsville
2017 $32,397 $29,525 $16,392
2016 $31,798 $29,332 $16,228
2015 $31,019 $29,188 $16,138
2014 $29,942 $28,114 $15,308
2013 $29,706 $27,749 $16,093
2012 $29,221 $27,125 $15,131
2011 $29,173 $26,960 $15,292
2010 $29,361 $26,887 $15,154
2009 $30,246 $27,576 $15,921
2008 $31,488 $28,643 $15,624
2007 $31,629 $28,370 $15,415
2006 $30,795 $27,424 $14,574