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Bryan, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bryan had a population of 83,730 as of July 1, 2016. Bryan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bryan is located at latitude 30.6665 and longitude -96.3676 in Brazos County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bryan (see map below) encompass a land area of 45.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Brazos County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The City of Bryan (GNIS ID: 2409927) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bryan is located within Bryan-College Station Division of Brazos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bryan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 83,730
Population in Households 81,189
Population in Familes 60,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,541
Population Density1 1,850
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 30,595
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 18,036
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,253 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,343 (51.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,819 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $125,520
Average Home Value $158,555


Median Household Income $40,767
Average Household Income $58,996
Per Capita Income $22,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 1.66%
Households 1.59% 1.74%
Families 1.24% 1.49%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Bryan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bryan to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 45 97th
Population Density1 # 339 81st
Diversity Index2 # 87 95th
Median Household Income # 1054 40th
Per Capita Income # 897 49th

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