Brazoria, Texas

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Population in 2017: 3,099 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 1,563  (50.5%)
Females: 1,536  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77422.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,968 (it was $36,058 in 2000)
Brazoria:

$60,968
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,447 (it was $16,666 in 2000)

Brazoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,530 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Brazoria:

$119,530
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,445; detached houses: $217,835; townhouses or other attached units: $179,667; mobile homes: $69,168; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $108,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $855.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brazoria: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brazoria, TX (2010)
    • 2,12770.5%White alone
    • 54418.0%Hispanic
    • 2859.4%Black alone
    • 371.2%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone

Races in Brazoria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Brazoria, Texas as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brazoria is 67 to 1.


Crime rates in Brazoria by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.1)
3
(100.1)
5
(167.3)
3
(101.0)
1
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
3
(98.2)
3
(98.5)
3
(97.1)
3
(97.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(68.2)
2
(67.1)
1
(33.4)
1
(33.5)
3
(101.0)
4
(132.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(64.9)
3
(96.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(306.7)
9
(302.1)
9
(300.2)
10
(334.7)
18
(606.1)
15
(496.5)
3
(97.3)
6
(191.5)
11
(360.2)
6
(196.9)
4
(129.5)
2
(64.9)
4
(129.9)
4
(128.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(749.8)
14
(470.0)
25
(833.9)
20
(669.3)
18
(606.1)
15
(496.5)
5
(162.2)
3
(95.8)
15
(491.2)
16
(525.1)
8
(259.0)
11
(356.9)
11
(357.1)
11
(353.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,500)
75
(2,518)
71
(2,368)
66
(2,209)
80
(2,694)
45
(1,490)
69
(2,238)
38
(1,213)
46
(1,506)
38
(1,247)
31
(1,004)
34
(1,103)
42
(1,364)
58
(1,866)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(102.2)
15
(503.5)
9
(300.2)
6
(200.8)
4
(134.7)
5
(165.5)
1
(32.4)
6
(191.5)
6
(196.5)
2
(65.6)
2
(64.7)
6
(194.7)
5
(162.3)
6
(193.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)202.5308.2327.2362.1393.3273.1122.9134.4280.6210.0186.5175.5138.0195.2

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City-data.com crime index in Brazoria, TX

Crime rate in Brazoria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), English (7.7%), American (4.9%), Irish (4.8%), African (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 33 feet

Land area: 1.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,656 people per square mile   (low).

Brazoria, Texas map

133 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

4.1%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,423 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,080 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (12.2 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (50.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Wild Peach Village, TX (2.0 miles ),
Jones Creek, TX (2.7 miles ),
Lake Jackson, TX (2.8 miles ),
Sweeny, TX (2.8 miles ),
West Columbia, TX (2.8 miles ),
Bailey's Prairie, TX (3.0 miles ),
Richwood, TX (3.1 miles ),
Clute, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 29.05 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Area code: 979

Distribution of median household income in Brazoria, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brazoria, TX in 2017
Brazoria satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $169,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $144,800
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Brazoria, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brazoria, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Brazoria, TX
Historical housing units in Brazoria, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Brazoria, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Chemicals (11.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.6%)
  • Chemicals (19.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Brazoria, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Brazoria, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brazoria, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Brazoria-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Brazoria city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brazoria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.6 miles away from Brazoria center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 149.5 miles away from Brazoria center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 413.2 miles away from Brazoria center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 476.3 miles away from Brazoria center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brazoria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brazoria:

  • HOSPICE CARE TEAM, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • THE PLANTATION HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • SWEENY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SWEENY, TX)
  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SWEENY, TX)

Airports located in Brazoria:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brazoria:

  • Brazosport College (about 10 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 32 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 37 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • College of the Mainland (about 42 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 45 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brazoria:

  • WEST BRAZOS J H (Location: 111 ROUSTABOUT DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • WILD PEACH EL (Location: 3311 COUNTY RD 353, Grades: PK-6)
  • BARROW EL (Location: 112 GAINES, Grades: PK-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brazoria: Brazoria Fire Department Station 2 (A), Brazoria Fire Department Station 1 (B), Brazoria Fire Department (C), Brazoria Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Brazoria: Brazoria City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Allen Tours (Tours & Charters; 20112 County Road 510).

Court: Brazoria County - Justice Of The Peace Pct 4 Place 1 (101 East Alabama Street).

Birthplace of: Elmo Wright - Football player, Josh Gardner - Major League Soccer player (Los Angeles, born: Sep 14, 1982), Clarence Williams (defensive end) - Football player.

Brazoria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brazoria and their reported violations in the past:

CHURCHILL GROCERY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
WILD PEACH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 8548 (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ST PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH BRAZOR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
KOUNTRY KORNER (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH BRAZORIA (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
DIDOS (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
MCGAUGHEY RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brazoria that have no violations reported:

  • GREATER MT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH OF JESUS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ON THE BAYOU RV PARK (Population served: 141, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAN BERNARD RIVER RV PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Brazoria (2011 data):

  • Lone Star Bank, S.S.B.: Brazoria Branch at 301 South Brooks Street, branch established on 1909/05/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.2 mil, Deposits: $184.6 mil, headquarters in Moulton, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Lake Jackson: Brazoria Branch at 100 East Highway 332, branch established on 1991/10/30. Info updated 2008/03/17: Bank assets: $244.0 mil, Deposits: $195.4 mil, headquarters in Lake Jackson, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Austin Colony, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brazoria:

Marital status in Brazoria, TX
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Brazoria:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brazoria
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brazoria, TX (based on Brazoria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant98,539226
Catholic50,86312
Mainline Protestant17,85445
Other9,75219
Black Protestant1,45413
Orthodox--
None134,704-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
This county:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Brazoria County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brazoria:

43.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Brazoria:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brazoria:

22.1%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brazoria:

34.7%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Brazoria:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brazoria, TX Residents

Brazoria government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $93,000 ($30.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $772,000 ($249.11)
    Water Utilities: $629,000 ($202.97)
    Central Staff Services: $428,000 ($138.11)
    Sewerage: $369,000 ($119.07)
    Gas Utilities: $247,000 ($79.70)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($33.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000 ($23.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($16.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000 ($15.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($14.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($7.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($19.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,014,000 ($327.20)

Brazoria government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $411,000 ($132.62)
    Other: $40,000 ($12.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($7.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $162,000 ($52.27)
    Rents: $10,000 ($3.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $584,000 ($188.45)
    Gas Utilities: $244,000 ($78.74)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $995,000 ($321.07)
    Property: $776,000 ($250.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $134,000 ($43.24)
    Other License: $6,000 ($1.94)
    Amusements License: $5,000 ($1.61)
    Public Utility License: $5,000 ($1.61)

Brazoria government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,136,000 ($689.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,694,000 ($546.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $442,000 ($142.63)

Brazoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $357,000 ($115.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($3.87)

8.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.71% ($69,346 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.73% ($63,166)
from Galveston County, TX  0.59% ($57,582)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.73% ($69,955 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.69% ($68,846)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.63% ($79,407)
Businesses in Brazoria, TX
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brazoria:

  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brazoria:

  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KYBJ (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF BRAZOSPORT, INC)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Brazoria:

  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
Brazoria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brazoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 374ft / 114mTotal length
  • $619,000Total costs
  • 39,539Total average daily traffic
  • 3,452Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,250Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of reported fires - 97 took place in 2016, and the least - 20 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Brazoria, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.1%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brazoria, TX
    • 45051.1%Outside Fires
    • 32036.3%Structure Fires
    • 788.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 333.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brazoria, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brazoria, TX
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brazoria, TX
  • 92.0%Electricity
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood


Brazoria compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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  • Rogelio R. Gamboa (11)
  • Christian D. Kneupper (8)
  • Ronald M. Herrington (7)
  • Gary R. Heisler (6)
  • Laura A. Grier (5)
  • James L. Cooper (4)
  • Jill M. Martin (3)
  • Joseph A. Dibbern (2)
  • David J. Monk (2)
  • Chris E. Blaschke (2)

Total of 61 patent applications in 2008-2020.