Brazos Country, Texas

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Population in 2019: 474 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Males: 230  (48.6%)
Females: 244  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

51.2 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 77474.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,517
Brazos Country:

$68,517
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,176

Brazos Country city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $228,049
Brazos Country:

$228,049
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $402,484; detached houses: $401,693

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brazos Country: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.1%
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  • Races in Brazos Country, TX (2019)
    • 58392.0%White alone
    • 193.0%Hispanic
    • 172.7%Asian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (22.1%), German (12.1%), English (8.8%), Irish (7.0%), European (6.4%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

42 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This city:

6.6%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,486 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,418 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (28.3 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (34.2 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (40.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

San Felipe, TX (2.1 miles ),
Pattison, TX (2.5 miles ),
Brookshire, TX (2.5 miles ),
Simonton, TX (2.5 miles ),
Sealy, TX (2.6 miles ),
Wallis, TX (2.9 miles ),
Weston Lakes, TX (3.1 miles ),
Fulshear, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.75 N, Longitude: 96.05 W

Distribution of median household income in Brazos Country, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brazos Country, TX in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

8.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Brazos Country-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Brazos Country city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brazos Country-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from Brazos Country center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.1 miles away from Brazos Country center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from Brazos Country center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Brazos Country center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Austin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brazos Country:

  • 1ST TEXAS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SEALY, TX)
  • AZALEA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEALY, TX)
  • BRAZOS VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SEALEY, TX)
  • COLONIAL BELLE NURSING HOME SEALY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SEALY, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • HERITAGE PARK OF KATY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KATY, TX)
  • SPANISH MEADOWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KATY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brazos Country:

  • Prairie View A & M University (about 24 miles; Prairie View, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,517)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 30 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 33 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Blinn College (about 36 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 37 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Rice University (about 39 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)

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Austin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

92.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Brazos Country:

Marital status in Brazos Country, TX
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

For population 25 years and over in Brazos Country:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brazos Country, TX (based on Austin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3335
Evangelical Protestant4,96525
Mainline Protestant3,83816
Black Protestant1,0186
Other4973
None9,766-
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: 4
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Austin County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Austin County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Austin County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

12.1%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Brazos Country government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($255.27)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($50.63)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($46.41)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($14.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.11)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.22)

Brazos Country government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($253.16)
  • Tax - Property: $67,000 ($141.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($78.06)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($46.41)

Brazos Country government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($128.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($128.69)

Brazos Country government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $360,000 ($759.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($6.33)

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  2.29% ($62,374 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.89% ($82,382)
from Waller County, TX  0.47% ($45,222)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  1.89% ($56,764 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.67% ($55,078)
to Washington County, TX  0.66% ($36,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brazos Country:

  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHN (1050 AM; 0 kW; BROOKSHIRE, TX; Owner: KCHN, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brazos Country:

  • 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)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPFT (90.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • K201EU (88.1 FM; KATY, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Brazos Country:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, 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.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 423ft / 129mTotal length
  • $58,000Total costs
  • 533,870Total average daily traffic
  • 111,850Total average daily truck traffic
  • 747,440Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brazos Country, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 111960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brazos Country, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brazos Country, TX
  • 50.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brazos Country, TX
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Brazos Country compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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