Brazos County TX Information


Brazos County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 222,670
Daytime Population: Workers 105,532
Daytime Population: Residents 117,281
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 222,813
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 208,610
Population in Familes 138,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,060
Population Density2 380
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $43,943
Average Household Income $69,602
Per Capita Income $26,255


Total Housing Units 87,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,143 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47,231 (53.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,594 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $189,473
Average Home Value $235,434


Total Households 82,374
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 43,727
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 1.86% 1.94%
Households 1.92% 2.05%
Families 1.81% 1.97%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


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, 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 # 23 91st
Population Density # 18 93rd
Diversity Index # 72 72nd
Median Household Income # 169 34th
Per Capita Income # 99 61st

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