Brazos County TX Information


Brazos County Subdivisions

Brazos County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 215,813
Population in Households 201,951
Population in Familes 133,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,862
Population Density1 369
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 79,647
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 42,223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 85,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,809 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 45,838 (53.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,978 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $177,709
Average Home Value $218,559


Median Household Income $41,026
Average Household Income $65,431
Per Capita Income $24,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 1.73%
Households 1.69% 1.81%
Families 1.53% 1.71%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Brazos County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brazos County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 91st
Population Density1 # 18 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 71 72nd
Median Household Income # 182 29th
Per Capita Income # 105 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.