Brookshire, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Brookshire, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Brookshire had a population of 5,269 as of July 1, 2018. Brookshire ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brookshire is located at latitude 29.7826 and longitude -95.9545 in Waller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brookshire (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Waller County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Brookshire (GNIS ID: 2409917) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brookshire is located within Brookshire Division of Waller County.

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Brookshire, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,269
Population in Households 5,051
Population in Familes 4,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 218
Population Density2 1,507
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $36,673
Average Household Income $52,387
Per Capita Income $17,335


Total Housing Units 1,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 830 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 769 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $130,217
Average Home Value $198,193


Total Households 1,599
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 1,164
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.39% 2.04%
Households 1.28% 2.09%
Families 1.01% 1.98%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Brookshire, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookshire to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 393 78th
Population Density # 450 74th
Diversity Index # 8 100th
Median Household Income # 1370 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1402 20th

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