Brazoria County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:374,264More data
Estimate 2018:368,887 
Estimate 2017:361,853 
Estimate 2016:353,155 
Estimate 2015:345,227 
Estimate 2014:337,570 
Estimate 2013:329,890 
Estimate 2012:324,224 
Estimate 2011:319,147 
Census 2010:313,166More data
Census 2000:241,767More data
Population of the County Seat (Angleton)
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:26,827More data
Angleton city:19,565More data
Bailey's Prairie village:779More data
Bonney village:364More data
Brazoria city:3,112More data
Brookside Village city:1,595More data
Clute city:11,682More data
Danbury city:1,772More data
Freeport city:12,195More data
Hillcrest village:720More data
Holiday Lakes town:1,225More data
Iowa Colony village:1,896More data
Jones Creek village:2,106More data
Lake Jackson city:27,533More data
Liverpool city:527More data
Manvel city:11,535More data
Oyster Creek city:1,163More data
Pearland city (pt.):115,891More data
Quintana town:96More data
Richwood city:3,949More data
Sandy Point city:239More data
Surfside Beach city:580More data
Sweeny city:3,743More data
West Columbia city:3,883More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,357.7More data
Water Area:250.9More data
Total Area:1,608.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:230.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.47More data
Percent Rural:22.53More data
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:31.1%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:14.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:46.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:14.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$47,239More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$17,487,902,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$74,225More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:10.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:87.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:29.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$59,130More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,629 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$53,955 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$54,161 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$51,942 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.427914More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$46,196,173,154More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$29,527,749,586More data
Total Actual Levy:$127,970,292More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$33,234,569More data
CY 2018:$34,121,821 
CY 2017:$33,703,053 
CY 2016:$31,581,714 
CY 2015:$28,262,752 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:209.043More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:235.704More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.375More data
Frontage Roads:51.917More data
On-System Subtotal:497.039More data
City Streets:1,068.440More data
Certified County Roads:1,124.378More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.146More data
Federal Roads:17.656More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,210.620More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,707.659More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:741.693More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:523.884More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.750More data
Frontage Roads:103.091More data
On-System Subtotal:1,369.418More data
City Streets:2,208.031More data
Certified County Roads:2,253.028More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.292More data
Federal Roads:21.971More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,483.322More data
County Total:5,852.740More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazoria County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.