Brazos County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:242,014More data
Estimate 2021:237,583 
Census 2020:233,848More data
Census 2010:194,851More data
Census 2000:152,415More data
Population of the County Seat (Bryan)
Census 2020:83,980 
Census 2010:76,201 
Census 2000:65,660 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN BRAZOS COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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.
Bryan city:87,792More data
College Station city:124,319More data
Kurten town:399More data
Navasota city (pt.):0More data
Wixon Valley city:229More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:586.1More data
Water Area:5.1More data
Total Area:591.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:398.96More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:87.94More data
Percent Rural:12.06More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:27.0%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:54.4%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:10.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.8%More data
65 and Older:10.1%More data
85 and Older:1.0%More data
Median Age:27.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$46,702More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$11,069,783,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$50,494More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:22.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:42.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$48,362More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,728 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,552 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,593 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,441 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.493500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$24,712,094,651More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$21,749,373,647More data
Total Actual Levy:$107,333,159More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$24,510,198More data
CY 2021:$21,358,035 
CY 2020:$18,526,729 
CY 2019:$18,922,569 
CY 2018:$18,058,522 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:22.793More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:103.055More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:152.090More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:64.512More data
On-System Subtotal:342.450More data
City Streets:684.806More data
Certified County Roads:476.709More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,161.515More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,503.965More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:91.126More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:357.291More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:402.135More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:128.566More data
On-System Subtotal:979.118More data
City Streets:1,415.248More data
Certified County Roads:953.418More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,368.666More data
County Total:3,347.784More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazos County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brazos County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brazos County»

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

Airports in Brazos County.
Hospitals in Brazos County.
Prisons in Brazos County.