Brooks County TX Information


Brooks County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,413
Population in Households 7,346
Population in Familes 6,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,728
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,922
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,825 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $45,762
Average Home Value $84,137


Median Household Income $26,753
Average Household Income $42,771
Per Capita Income $15,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.43%
Households 0.51% 0.49%
Families 0.41% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


Brooks County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooks 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 # 188 26th
Population Density1 # 184 28th
Diversity Index2 # 235 8th
Median Household Income # 252 1st
Per Capita Income # 245 4th

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