Brewster County TX Information


Brewster County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,289
Daytime Population: Workers 4,496
Daytime Population: Residents 4,798
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,294
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 9,244
Population in Familes 6,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $42,416
Average Household Income $59,640
Per Capita Income $27,415


Total Housing Units 5,557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,479 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,778 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,300 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $129,621
Average Home Value $168,263


Total Households 4,257
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 2,337
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 0.08% -0.25%
Households 0.16% -0.23%
Families 0.05% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


Brewster County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewster 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 # 171 33rd
Population Density # 238 7th
Diversity Index # 108 58th
Median Household Income # 191 25th
Per Capita Income # 65 75th

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