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Population in 2012: 16,136 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 

Males: 7,981  (49.5%)
Females: 8,155  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77833.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,110 (it was $32,198 in 2000)
Brenham:

$38,110
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,141

Brenham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,162 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Brenham:

$125,162
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,814; Detached houses: $136,037; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,377; In 2-unit structures: $97,852; Mobile homes: $17,309

Median gross rent in 2012: $802.

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  • White alone - 8,810 (55.8%)
  • Black alone - 3,698 (23.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,688 (17.0%)
  • Asian alone - 469 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 86 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brenham: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.5%), Irish (7.0%), English (6.4%), United States (3.5%), Polish (3.0%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,842 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brenham:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brenham city:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1,142 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  7.2%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Brenham, Texas as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brenham to the number of sex offenders is 414 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,432 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,585 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (30.8 miles , pop. 67,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (66.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gay Hill-Independence, TX (3.0 miles) , Washington-Chappell Hill, TX (3.4 miles) , Burton, TX (3.5 miles ), Industry, TX (3.8 miles ), Somerville, TX (3.9 miles ), West End, TX (3.9 miles) , Bellville, TX (4.1 miles ), Carmine, TX (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2007: 75 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2008: 88 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $110,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.16 N, Longitude: 96.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,566 (+41.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,776 (79.3%)

Area code: 979

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Crime rates in Brenham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1003010120011
per 100,000 6.90.00.021.80.07.00.06.713.10.00.06.26.3
Rapes 151591064N/A12151250
per 100,000 104.2108.663.872.642.228.0N/A80.698.46.512.331.20.0
Robberies 7111077101281112967
per 100,000 48.679.670.950.849.270.182.453.772.277.855.337.443.8
Assaults 75738060556852754491513126
per 100,000 521.2528.4567.1435.4386.4476.4357.1503.8288.8590.3313.5193.2162.6
Burglaries 1831131521361311761121221281751139286
per 100,000 1271.7818.01077.4987.0920.31232.9769.1819.5840.11135.3694.7573.3537.9
Thefts 566474457418325345264322294409386338339
per 100,000 3933.33431.33239.33033.62283.32416.81812.92163.01929.52653.32372.92106.32120.3
Auto thefts 33346135233343402734221919
per 100,000 229.3246.1432.4254.0161.6231.2295.3268.7177.2220.6135.2118.4118.8
Arson 5160121200121
per 100,000 34.77.242.50.07.014.06.913.40.00.06.112.56.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 472.2423.0417.7407.3289.2347.9N/A353.7328.6343.6239.1217.1186.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

1.95

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Brenham, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+11.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Brenham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Brenham city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/10/2000, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Cecil Cooper - Baseball player and coach, H. Scott Hughes - Film director, Jack Heidemann - Baseball player, Limas Sweed - Football player, Roderick Green - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Apr 26, 1982), William Ezell - Blues, Chuck Machemehl - Baseball player, Cleveland Franklin - Football player, Gary Weiss (baseball) - Baseball player, Gil Steinke - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brenham:

  • GAMBRO HEALTHCARE BRENHAM (Dialysis Facility, 2815 HWY 36 SOUTH)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS BRENHAM LLC (Dialysis Facility, 604 MEDICAL COURTS)
  • AMA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 348 STONE HILL DRIVE)
  • BOHNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 700 MEDICAL PKWY)
  • BRENHAM STATE SCHOOL (Hospital, HIGHWAY 36 SOUTH)
  • SCOTT & WHITE HOSPITAL BRENHAM (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 700 MEDICAL PARKWAY)
  • BLUEBONNET HILLS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 401 EAST BLUE BELL ROAD)
  • BRENHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 400 SAYLES ST)
  • BRENHAM REST HOME (Nursing Home, 406 COTTONWOOD ST)
  • E F AND BERTHA KRUSE MEMORIAL LUTHERAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1700 E STONE ST)
  • SWEETBRIAR NURSING HOME BRENHAM INC (Nursing Home, 401 E HORTON ST)

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Local government website: www.ci.brenham.tx.us

College/University in Brenham:

  • Blinn College (Full-time enrollment: 15,363; Location: 902 College Ave; Public; Website: www.blinn.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brenham:

  • Prairie View A & M University (about 25 miles; Prairie View, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,665)
  • Texas A & M University (about 32 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 43,338)
  • Lone Star College System (about 55 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 16,440)
  • University of Phoenix-Houston Campus (about 56 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,987)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc (about 61 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 61 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,960)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 62 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,137)

Public high schools in Brenham:

Private high school in Brenham:

  • BRENHAM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 90; Location: 2111 S BLUE BELL RD; Grades: 4 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brenham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brenham:

  • ST PAULS CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 305 W THIRD ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 302 PAHL ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 1212 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Brenham, School District: BRENHAM INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Brenham:

  • NANCY CAROL ROBERTS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $518,660; Location: 100 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR PKWY; 51,077 books; 149 e-books; 1,540 audio materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Correct link for Blinn College is http://www.blinn.edu

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Notable locations in Brenham: East Brenham Historict District (A), Santa Fe Railway Company Freight Depot (B), Southern Pacific Railroad Freight Depot (C), Brenham Water Works (D), Edmund Holle House (E), Edgar Matchett House (F), F W Schuerenberg House (G), Giddings-Wilkin House (H), Giddings-Stone Mansion (I), Giddings-Wilkin House Museum (J), Brenham Fire Department (K), Washington County Emergency Medical Services (L), Doctor Robert Lenert House (M), Brockschmidt-Miller House (N), Blue Bell Creameries Complex (O), Brenham High School Gymnasium (P), Becker-Hildebrandt House (Q), Bassett and Bassett Banking House (R), Almot Schlenker House (S), Reichardt-Low House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brenham include: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A), Synagogue B'nai Abraham (B), Mount Zion Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Camptown Cemetery (2), Prairie Lea Cemetery (3), HIC Cemetery (4), Willow Grove Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brenham include: Jackson Park (1), Hattie Powers Park (2), Brenham Sports Complex (3), Firemans Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Brenham Heritage Museum (105 South Market Street).

Hotels: Coach Light Inn (2242 South Market Street), Bed & Breakfast-The Inn at Nueces Canyon (9501 Highway 290 West), Ant Street Inn (107 West Commerce Street), Best Western Inn Of Brenham (1503 Highway 290 E).

 
Washington 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 Brenham and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY WSC (Population served: 1775, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BRENHAM STATE SCHOOL (Population served: 1200, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2004), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BRENHAM SOUTH MHP (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-17-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (NOV-25-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2004)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAY-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-03-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2000)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

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

  • ROSEBOWL REGENCY INN (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brenham, TX

People in group quarters in Brenham in 2010:

  • 941 people in college/university student housing
  • 369 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 257 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Brenham in 2000:

  • 723 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 473 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 402 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Brenham compared to Texas state average:

Brenham, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Brenham (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Brenham Convenience Center Branch, Brenham Main Branch, Brenham Off-Site Banking Branch, Tx-Washington County 1 Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Brenham Main Branch at 303 North Market Street, branch established on 1883/07/11. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of Brenham, National Association: Bank Of Brenham, National Association at 501 South Austin Street, branch established on 2001/08/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.3 mil, Deposits: $84.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Citizens State Bank: Brenham Branch at 2007 South Day, branch established on 1999/01/04. Info updated 2007/03/20: Bank assets: $384.5 mil, Deposits: $350.4 mil, headquarters in Somerville, TX, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: C.S.b. Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Brenham Branch at 301 East Main Street, branch established on 1960/10/21. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Brenham Branch at 2000 South Market Street, branch established on 1989/09/21. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • The Brenham National Bank: at 2211 South Day Street, branch established on 1933/04/22. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $272.5 mil, Deposits: $234.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Brenham Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Brenham Walmart Branch at 203 Us Loop 290 West, branch established on 2005/08/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brenham, Texas:

  • Best Western Inn Of Brenham, 1503 Hwy 290 East, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 251-7791
  • Econo Lodge, 2217 S Market St, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 836-1300, Fax: (979) 251-7845
  • Holiday Inn Express, 555 Hwy 290 E, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 836-4590
  • Comfort Suites, 2350 S Day St, Brenham, TX 77834 , Phone: (979) 421-8100, Fax: (979) 421-8108
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 201 Hwy 290 E, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 830-1110, Fax: (979) 830-0826
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2605 Schulte Blvd, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 337-9898, Fax: (979) 337-9890
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 2950 Wood Ridge Blvd, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 836-5551, Fax: (979) 836-8324
  • Super 8, 2831 S Market St, Brenham, TX 77833 , Phone: (979) 830-8885, Fax: (979) 830-0950
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brenham, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brenham travel time to work - commute


Brenham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brenham city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.62%
Here71.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents31.4%28.3%14.0%6.2%5.8%
Congregations31.3%6.3%16.7%8.3%4.2%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%2.5%2.1%1.2%4.0%
Congregations6.3%2.1%2.1%2.1%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Washington County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.8%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$49,215$45,4290$0
Other Government Administration 11$50,282$54,8537$4,262
Judicial and Legal 3$6,297$25,1883$3,423
Police Protection - Officers 29$116,680$48,2810$0
Police - Other 16$47,218$35,4140$0
Firefighters 10$31,651$37,9810$0
Fire - Other 1$1,959$23,5080$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,378$29,3781$753
Health 4$11,685$35,0550$0
Solid Waste Management 10$21,978$26,3741$558
Sewerage 12$37,217$37,2170$0
Parks and Recreation 19$45,983$29,04236$15,978
Water Supply 12$32,218$32,2180$0
Electric Power 10$35,893$43,0720$0
Gas Supply 5$15,345$36,8280$0
Local Libraries 4$10,632$31,8966$5,057
Other and Unallocable 32$85,806$32,1771$531
Totals for Government 203$629,437$37,20855$30,562

Brenham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $43,000 ($2.66)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $20,516,000 ($1271.44)
    Gas Utilities: $5,226,000 ($323.87)
    Police Protection: $3,050,000 ($189.02)
    Water Utilities: $2,265,000 ($140.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,062,000 ($127.79)
    Central Staff Services: $1,930,000 ($119.61)
    Sewerage: $1,869,000 ($115.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,844,000 ($114.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,570,000 ($97.30)
    General - Other: $1,531,000 ($94.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $949,000 ($58.81)
    Financial Administration: $809,000 ($50.14)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($17.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000 ($14.63)
    Health - Other: $219,000 ($13.57)
    Air Transportation: $41,000 ($2.54)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000 ($21.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $328,000 ($20.33)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($5.21)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($1.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($0.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,040,000 ($684.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $386,000 ($23.92)

Brenham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,378,000 ($147.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,171,000 ($134.54)
    All Other: $486,000 ($30.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($19.46)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($1.49)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,000 ($8.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,004,000 ($62.22)
    Interest Earnings: $370,000 ($22.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $344,000 ($21.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($2.23)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $22,139,000 ($1372.03)
    Gas Utilities: $4,804,000 ($297.72)
    Water Utilities: $2,945,000 ($182.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $695,000 ($43.07)
    Public Welfare: $129,000 ($7.99)
    Highways: $65,000 ($4.03)
  • Tax - Property: $3,091,000 ($191.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,961,000 ($183.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,911,000 ($180.40)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $58,000 ($3.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $16,000 ($0.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.25)

Brenham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,928,000 ($2412.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,212,000 ($2306.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,716,000 ($106.35)

Brenham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,599,000 ($656.85)

7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  1.58% ($72,659 average AGI)
from Austin County, TX  0.45% ($31,896)
from Brazos County, TX  0.38% ($25,805)


6.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  1.28% ($35,591 average AGI)
to Brazos County, TX  0.70% ($27,947)
to Austin County, TX  0.35% ($27,378)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brenham:

  • KWHI (1280 AM; 1 kW; BRENHAM, TX)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brenham:

  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KMBV (92.5 FM; NAVASOTA, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRG (92.3 FM; NEW ULM, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON TR/AS NEW ULM BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Brenham:

  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Brenham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brenham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 184 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brenham, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brenham)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Brenham)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Brenham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brenham, TX

Most common first names in Brenham, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17876.7 years
Willie15277.5 years
Mary13980.6 years
Robert11474.7 years
Henry11478.3 years
William11277.8 years
James10666.6 years
Emma10386.0 years
Annie9984.2 years
Minnie8385.0 years
Most common last names in Brenham, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7877.5 years
Johnson6977.3 years
Smith6375.6 years
Schroeder5477.9 years
Winkelmann4881.0 years
Hahn4580.9 years
Meyer4579.1 years
Moore4265.3 years
Gaskamp3778.2 years
Loesch3481.1 years
Businesses in Brenham, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys1Sears1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS4
Jack In The Box1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
La Quinta1
Browse common businesses in Brenham, TX

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