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Brownsville is a city in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area.

The community was named for Job and Charles Brown, who established a steamboat landing here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Brownsville. For links to other places called Brownsville, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brownsville is 43.694N. The longitude is -91.279W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 531.


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Median household income
Local
$46,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brownsville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Wild Cat Bluff

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brownsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, La Crosse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55919 ZIP code.

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43% of Brownsville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brownsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brownsville was $20,442, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Brownsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brownsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $405.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.


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Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownsville political report.

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The average commute time for Brownsville workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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