Brownsville is in the southernmost United States border town with Mexico at the very tip of Texas. It is situated on the western Gulf Coast in South Texas. The city is the government seat of Cameron County, wherein the local government acts as the major employer for the city’s workforce. The city’s economy also lay within the trade, manufacturing, and service industries. However, there is now a growing economy in the aerospace and space transportation sector. Nevertheless, tourism is augmented the city’s income. Residents of Brownville considered themselves and lived as a binational community and even extended its occupancy on both sides of the river. The majority have a different sense of the border. The city is deemed poor, with nearly 31% of its population living in poverty.