Brazoria County TX Information


Brazoria County Subdivisions

Brazoria County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 362,521
Daytime Population: Workers 107,579
Daytime Population: Residents 197,799
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 305,378
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 351,824
Population in Familes 306,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,697
Population Density2 267
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $71,401
Average Household Income $93,355
Per Capita Income $32,456


Total Housing Units 134,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,172 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,766 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,904 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $177,181
Average Home Value $206,270


Total Households 122,938
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 92,604
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.04% 2.06%
Households 1.99% 2.04%
Families 1.93% 2.0%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Brazoria County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brazoria County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 15 94th
Population Density # 23 91st
Diversity Index # 24 91st
Median Household Income # 11 96th
Per Capita Income # 22 92nd

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