Brazoria County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:388,181More data
Estimate 2021:378,858 
Census 2020:372,031More 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:28,205More data
Angleton city:19,610More data
Bailey's Prairie village:785More data
Bonney village:189More data
Brazoria city:2,840More data
Brookside Village city:1,573More data
Clute city:10,634More data
Danbury city:1,662More data
Freeport city:10,546More data
Hillcrest village:691More data
Holiday Lakes town:1,034More data
Iowa Colony village:13,031More data
Jones Creek village:1,956More data
Lake Jackson city:27,668More data
Liverpool city:510More data
Manvel city:14,803More data
Oyster Creek city:1,199More data
Pearland city (pt.):112,892More data
Quintana town:23More data
Richwood city:4,760More data
Sandy Point city:217More data
Surfside Beach city:668More data
Sweeny city:3,556More data
West Columbia city:3,597More 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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.47More data
Percent Rural:22.53More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
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 - 2021 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$56,360More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$21,399,140,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$82,165More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:11.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 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:31.3% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$65,171More data
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$60,831 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$60,095 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$58,755 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$59,130 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2022:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.386530More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$61,496,177,878More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$36,362,334,547More data
Total Actual Levy:$140,551,331More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2022:$36,694,211More data
CY 2021:$32,759,579 
CY 2020:$34,797,279 
CY 2019:$33,234,569 
CY 2018:$34,121,821 
Centerline Miles - 2021
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:1,215.409More data
Certified County Roads:1,180.387More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.146More data
Federal Roads:17.656More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,413.598More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,912.450More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:795.633More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:526.746More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.750More data
Frontage Roads:104.873More data
On-System Subtotal:1,428.002More data
City Streets:2,502.679More data
Certified County Roads:2,363.614More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.292More data
Federal Roads:35.312More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,901.897More data
County Total:6,329.899More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
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.