Brazos County TX Information


Brazos County Subdivisions

Brazos County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 208,225
Population in Households 195,361
Population in Familes 128,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,864
Population Density1 356
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 77,165
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 40,980
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33,365 (39.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 43,800 (52.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,015 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $195,202
Average Home Value $243,892


Median Household Income $39,061
Average Household Income $60,277
Per Capita Income $23,415
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.44%
Households 1.4% 1.52%
Families 1.25% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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, 2015 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 # 67 74th
Median Household Income # 194 24th
Per Capita Income # 114 56th

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