Brazos County TX Information

Brazos County TX: Information Overview

The Brazos County Section of the Texas gazetteer has 6 main navigation sections:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Brazos County ranks in comparison to its peer group of Texas Counties.
  2. The Cities section lists the incorporated cities, towns, villiages, boroughs and Census Designated Places (CDPs) within Brazos County in the first section and other populated places in the second section.
  3. The Maps section displays a Brazos County Boundary Map.
  4. The ZIP Codes section lists Standard ZIP Codes, Unique - Single Entity ZIP Codes and PO Box ZIP Codes for Brazos County and displays them on an interactive map. This page also lists the Default (Preferred) City Names associated with Brazos County ZIP Codes by the U.S. Postal Service. The top-level page in the ZIP Code section of the Texas gazetteer has search tools to: 1. find the city associated with a particular ZIP Code, and 2. find all the ZIP Codes for a particular city. It also has a tool that tells you which Texas Counties use a particular Area Code.
  5. The Features section lists the Physical Features, Cultural Features and Historic Features in Brazos County listed by the USGS in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS). Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface. Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans. Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  6. The Schools section has School Profiles for both public and private Brazos County schools. The School Profiles have enrollment information and the profiles for the public schools include an attendance zone map (where applicable). In the top-level page of the school section of the Texas gazetteer, you can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  7. The Land section lists farm land, acreage and property for sale in Brazos County.

Brazos County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 204,328
Population in Households 191,204
Population in Familes 126,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,124
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 75,538
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 40,129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 82,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,949 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 42,589 (51.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,089 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $187,651
Average Home Value $234,339


Median Household Income $36,332
Average Household Income $57,693
Per Capita Income $22,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.12% 1.36%
Households 1.22% 1.45%
Families 1.04% 1.33%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Brazos County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 91st
Population Density1 # 18 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 74 71st
Median Household Income # 213 17th
Per Capita Income # 123 52nd
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 4,699 Texas cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 111,347 Texas Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: July 8, 2014.