Brazos 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 2019:229,211More data
Estimate 2018:225,781 
Estimate 2017:223,917 
Estimate 2016:219,739 
Estimate 2015:216,258 
Estimate 2014:208,975 
Estimate 2013:204,116 
Estimate 2012:200,260 
Estimate 2011:197,450 
Census 2010:194,851More data
Census 2000:152,415More data
Population of the County Seat (Bryan)
Census 2010:76,201 
Census 2000:65,660 
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:86,276More data
College Station city:117,911More data
Kurten town:409More data
Millican town:243More data
Navasota city (pt.):0More data
Wixon Valley city:253More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:586.1More data
Water Area:5.1More data
Total Area:591.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:332.45More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:87.94More data
Percent Rural:12.06More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:25.9%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:79.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:11.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:6.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:55.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:10.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.6%More data
65 and Older:9.2%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:26.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$39,216More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$8,892,606,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$50,113More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:23.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:86.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:40.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,593More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,441 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$39,047 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$38,823 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,240 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.485000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$21,482,454,036More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$18,880,001,509More data
Total Actual Levy:$91,568,007More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$18,922,569More data
CY 2018:$18,058,522 
CY 2017:$16,715,918 
CY 2016:$15,558,910 
CY 2015:$15,433,946 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:22.756More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:102.983More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:152.091More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:64.045More data
On-System Subtotal:341.875More data
City Streets:607.511More data
Certified County Roads:482.025More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,089.536More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,431.411More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:91.024More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:356.474More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:406.691More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:127.877More data
On-System Subtotal:982.066More data
City Streets:1,259.676More data
Certified County Roads:964.050More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,223.726More data
County Total:3,205.792More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazos County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.