Brenham, Texas

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Population in 2014: 16,297 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.7%
 
Males: 8,097  (49.7%)
Females: 8,200  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77833.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,869 (it was $32,198 in 2000)
Brenham:

$40,869
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,120 (it was $15,351 in 2000)

Brenham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,205 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Brenham:

$132,205
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $835.

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  • Races in Brenham, TX (2013)

    Brenham races chart
    • 9,33756.9%White alone
    • 3,74422.8%Black alone
    • 2,52815.4%Hispanic
    • 5463.3%Asian alone
    • 990.6%Two or more races
    • 390.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brenham: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.5%), United States (4.6%), Polish (2.5%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,860 people per square mile   (low).

Brenham,TX real estate house value index trend

Brenham, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Brenham:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brenham city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1,052 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

6.5%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,302 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,561 (1.6%)

Brenham satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Harris, TX (50.9 miles , pop. 405,444).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: 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
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2014: 83 buildings, average cost: $103,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.16 N, Longitude: 96.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,772 (+41.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,120 (93.1%)

Area code: 979

Brenham household income distribution Brenham home values distribution

Crime rates in Brenham by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0301012001111
per 100,000 0.021.80.07.00.06.713.10.00.06.26.36.16.2
Rapes 91064N/A12151250116
per 100,000 63.872.642.228.0N/A80.698.46.512.331.20.067.637.1
Robberies 10771012811129671010
per 100,000 70.950.849.270.182.453.772.277.855.337.443.861.561.8
Assaults 80605568527544915131264636
per 100,000 567.1435.4386.4476.4357.1503.8288.8590.3313.5193.2162.6282.8222.4
Burglaries 152136131176112122128175113928688110
per 100,000 1,077.4987.0920.31,232.9769.1819.5840.11,135.3694.7573.3537.9540.9679.5
Thefts 457418325345264322294409386338339330358
per 100,000 3,239.33,033.62,283.32,416.81,812.92,163.01,929.52,653.32,372.92,106.32,120.32,028.52,211.5
Auto thefts 61352333434027342219191219
per 100,000 432.4254.0161.6231.2295.3268.7177.2220.6135.2118.4118.873.8117.4
Arson 60121200121415
per 100,000 42.50.07.014.06.913.40.00.06.112.56.324.692.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 417.9407.5289.3348.1263.5354.0328.8343.8239.3217.3186.9261.7246.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Brenham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Texas average:

2.02

Brenham tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Brenham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brenham, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Brenham-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 45% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Brenham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 324.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.8 miles away from Brenham 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 416.6 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 130.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 407.5 miles away from Brenham center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from the city 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 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).
Brenham topographic map

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 in Brenham:

  • BOHNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 700 MEDICAL PKWY)
  • BRENHAM STATE SCHOOL (HIGHWAY 36 SOUTH)
  • SCOTT & WHITE HOSPITAL BRENHAM (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 700 MEDICAL PARKWAY)

Nursing Homes in Brenham:

  • BLUEBONNET HILLS CARE CENTER (401 EAST BLUE BELL ROAD)
  • BRENHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (400 SAYLES ST)
  • BRENHAM REST HOME (406 COTTONWOOD ST)
  • E F AND BERTHA KRUSE MEMORIAL LUTHERAN VILLAGE (1700 E STONE ST)
  • SWEETBRIAR NURSING HOME BRENHAM INC (401 E HORTON ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Brenham:

  • GAMBRO HEALTHCARE BRENHAM (2815 HWY 36 SOUTH)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS BRENHAM LLC (604 MEDICAL COURTS)

Home Health Centers in Brenham:

  • AMA HOME CARE INC (348 STONE HILL DRIVE)

airports located in Brenham:

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College/University in Brenham:

  • Blinn College (Full-time enrollment: 8,959; 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: 7,517)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 32 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Lone Star College System (about 55 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 61 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 61 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 62 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 64 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)

Public high schools in Brenham:

  • BRENHAM H S (Students: 650, Location: 525 A H EHRIG DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • PRIDE ACADEMY (Location: 1301 S MARKET, Grades: 11-12)

Private high school in Brenham:

  • BRENHAM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 109, Location: 2111 S BLUE BELL RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brenham:

  • BRENHAM J H (Students: 1,413, Location: 1200 CARLEE DR, Grades: 7-8)
  • BRENHAM EL (Students: 822, Location: 1000 BLUE BELL DR, Grades: PK-4)
  • KRAUSE EL (Students: 713, Location: 2201 E STONE, Grades: PK-4)
  • BRENHAM MIDDLE (Students: 688, Location: 1600 S BLUE BELL RD, Grades: 5-6)
  • ALTON EL (Location: 1210 S MARKET ST, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Brenham:

  • ST PAULS CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 286, Location: 305 W THIRD ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 244, Location: 302 PAHL ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 1212 W JEFFERSON ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Brenham

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.9% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race 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

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, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

14.4

Brenham travel time to work - commute Brenham mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Brenham:

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,76522
Evangelical Protestant7,30038
Catholic6,1123
Black Protestant8176
Other3102
Orthodox61
None10,408-
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: 6
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brenham:

44.0%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brenham:

20.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Brenham:

53.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brenham, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$63,776$47,8321$527
Other Government Administration 11$60,958$66,5006$1,649
Judicial and Legal 5$15,518$37,2432$2,785
Police Protection - Officers 29$158,035$65,3940$0
Police - Other 18$50,189$33,4596$10,997
Firefighters 14$63,763$54,6540$0
Fire - Other 1$2,168$26,0160$0
Streets and Highways 15$42,303$33,8421$821
Health 5$14,353$34,4470$0
Solid Waste Management 11$32,174$35,0990$0
Sewerage 9$31,193$41,5910$0
Parks and Recreation 20$56,503$33,90233$13,948
Water Supply 11$37,419$40,8210$0
Electric Power 20$74,384$44,6300$0
Gas Supply 5$20,464$49,1140$0
Local Libraries 4$8,577$25,7313$2,619
Other and Unallocable 20$82,308$49,3850$0
Totals for Government 214$814,085$45,65052$33,346

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $43,000 ($2.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $20,516,000 ($1258.88)
    Gas Utilities: $5,226,000 ($320.67)
    Police Protection: $3,050,000 ($187.15)
    Water Utilities: $2,265,000 ($138.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,062,000 ($126.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,930,000 ($118.43)
    Sewerage: $1,869,000 ($114.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,844,000 ($113.15)
    Regular Highways: $1,570,000 ($96.34)
    General - Other: $1,531,000 ($93.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $949,000 ($58.23)
    Financial Administration: $809,000 ($49.64)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($17.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000 ($14.48)
    Health - Other: $219,000 ($13.44)
    Air Transportation: $41,000 ($2.52)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000 ($21.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $328,000 ($20.13)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($5.15)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($1.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,040,000 ($677.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $386,000 ($23.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,378,000 ($145.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,171,000 ($133.21)
    All Other: $486,000 ($29.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($19.27)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($1.47)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($0.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,000 ($8.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,004,000 ($61.61)
    Interest Earnings: $370,000 ($22.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $344,000 ($21.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($2.21)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $22,139,000 ($1358.47)
    Gas Utilities: $4,804,000 ($294.78)
    Water Utilities: $2,945,000 ($180.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $695,000 ($42.65)
    Public Welfare: $129,000 ($7.92)
    Highways: $65,000 ($3.99)
  • Tax - Property: $3,091,000 ($189.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,961,000 ($181.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,911,000 ($178.62)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $58,000 ($3.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $16,000 ($0.98)
    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 ($2388.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,212,000 ($2283.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,716,000 ($105.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,599,000 ($650.37)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.33% ($63,181 average AGI)
from Brazos County, TX  0.47% ($32,982)
from Austin County, TX  0.34% ($24,000)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  1.35% ($33,867 average AGI)
to Brazos County, TX  0.77% ($25,344)
to Austin County, TX  0.38% ($26,659)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 135m443ftTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 264,680Total average daily traffic
  • 36,791Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brenham, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brenham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 233 (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: 14 (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: 63 (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: 95 (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: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

MONAVILLE COUNTRY GRILL GROCERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brenham, Texas:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2217 S Market St, Brenham, Texas 77833 , Phone: (979) 836-1300
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 201 Hwy 290 E, Brenham, Texas 77833 , Phone: (979) 830-1110, Fax: (979) 830-0826
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2605 Schulte Blvd, Brenham, Texas 77833 , Phone: (979) 337-9898, Fax: (979) 337-9890
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 2950 Wood Ridge Blvd, Brenham, Texas 77833 , Phone: (979) 836-5551, Fax: (979) 836-8324
  • Super 8, 2831 S Market St, Brenham, Texas 77833 , Phone: (979) 830-8885, Fax: (979) 830-0950
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brenham, Texas
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Brenham, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Best Western1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys1Sears1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS4
JCPenney1Vans1
Jack In The Box1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Knights Inn1

Brenham compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Brenham on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
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