42% unemployed in Brownsville in 2017


42 percent of Brownsville residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 38.8 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Brownsville population reached 7,615.

Out of 4,416 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Brownsville for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
3,199
42
Employed
4,416
58
Employed in civilian labor force
4,416
58
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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