Brownsville, Texas Houses for Sale

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.

Brownsville, TX Prices for Houses for Sale

322,488 +22%
274,333 +28%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Brownsville Homes for Purchase

177 +63%
92 +13%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

42 +1%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 225  
Police Civilians 87  
Total Arrests 2,391 (2020)
Total Incidents 8,553 (2020)
CrimeScore 30.56  
National Rank 3270th  
Statewide Rank 392nd  

Local Statistics

Population 183,428 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,874 (3.34%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 20
Arson 14
Assault Offenses 2,523
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 402
Counterfeiting/Forgery 42
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,170
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 746
Embezzlement 21
Fraud Offenses 590
Homicide Offenses 7
Human Trafficking 1
Kidnapping/Abduction 38
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,898
Motor Vehicle Theft 121
Pornography/Obscene Material 6
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 153
Sex Offenses 139
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 210
Weapon Law Violations 89

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