Brazoria County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:398,938More data
Estimate 2022:388,234 
Estimate 2021:379,121 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.372,031More data
Census 2010:313,166More data
Census 2000:241,767More data
Population of the County Seat (Angleton)
Census 2020:19,429 
Census 2010:18,862 
Census 2000:18,130 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Alvin city:28,633More data
Angleton city:20,206More data
Bailey's Prairie village:788More data
Bonney village:196More data
Brazoria city:2,853More data
Brookside Village city:1,592More data
Clute city:10,704More data
Danbury city:1,675More data
Freeport city:10,550More data
Holiday Lakes town:1,053More data
Iowa Colony village:14,823More data
Jones Creek village:1,958More data
Lake Jackson city:27,768More data
Liverpool city:530More data
Manvel city:17,261More data
Oyster Creek city:1,210More data
Pearland city (pt.):113,712More data
Quintana town:26More data
Richwood city:4,789More data
Sandy Point city:226More data
Surfside Beach city:692More data
Sweeny city:3,570More data
West Columbia city:3,616More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:1,363.3More data
Water Area:245.3More data
Total Area:1,608.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:272.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.40More data
Percent Rural:22.60More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:32.5%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:72.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:16.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:42.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:16.0%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:25.5%More data
65 and Older:12.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:36.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$57,644More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$22,376,306,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$86,197More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:12.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.8% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:31.4% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$67,153More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$65,158 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$60,831 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$60,095 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$58,755 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.391106More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$70,873,059,549More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$42,975,848,009More data
Total Actual Levy:$168,081,120More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$40,518,514More data
CY 2022:$36,694,211 
CY 2021:$32,759,579 
CY 2020:$34,797,279 
CY 2019:$33,234,569 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:209.107More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:236.050More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.375More data
Frontage Roads:53.320More data
On-System Subtotal:498.852More data
City Streets:1,218.610More data
Certified County Roads:1,217.059More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.146More data
Federal Roads:17.656More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,453.471More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,952.323More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:795.455More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:527.360More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.750More data
Frontage Roads:104.873More data
On-System Subtotal:1,428.438More data
City Streets:2,516.399More data
Certified County Roads:2,445.750More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.292More data
Federal Roads:35.312More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,997.753More data
County Total:6,426.191More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazoria County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brazoria County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brazoria County 🗗»

Special Districts in Brazoria County.
School Districts in Brazoria County.
History of City Tax Rates in Brazoria County.

Airports in Brazoria County.
Hospitals in Brazoria County.
Prisons in Brazoria County.