Brooks County TX Information


Brooks County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,382
Daytime Population: Workers 2,384
Daytime Population: Residents 5,553
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,937
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 7,326
Population in Familes 6,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $28,604
Average Household Income $45,245
Per Capita Income $16,617


Total Housing Units 3,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,807 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 883 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 623 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $46,862
Average Home Value $83,578


Total Households 2,690
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,897
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 0.3% 0.33%
Households 0.25% 0.28%
Families 0.18% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


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, 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 # 187 27th
Population Density # 184 28th
Diversity Index # 234 8th
Median Household Income # 251 2nd
Per Capita Income # 245 4th

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