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Brownsville is a township in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area. [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 43.693N. The longitude is -91.324W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 462.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55941 ZIP code.
47% of Brownsville residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $17,552, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Brownsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brownsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brownsville political report.
The average commute time for Brownsville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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