Brazos County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 200,665 (88% urban, 12% rural); it was 152,415 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,578
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,835
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,147
Renter-occupied apartments: 39,326 (it was 30,055 in 2000)
% of renters here:

54%
State:

36%

Land area: 586 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 337 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Brazos County: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Brazos County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.7%)
  • Asian alone (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 98,630  (39.5%)
Females: 96,221  (60.5%)
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Brazos County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Brazos County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,913 ($29,104 in 1999)

This county:

$37913
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $694 (lower quartile is $545, upper quartile is $952)
This county:

$694
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,100 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Brazos:

$150,100
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,200 - $220,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $194,791
Here:

$194,791
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,091
Here:

$156,091
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $129,419
Here:

$129,419
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $61,402
Here:

$61,402
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,208
Here:

$96,208
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $53,592
Here:

$53,592
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,103
Here:

$19,103
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,440
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Institutionalized population: 3,075

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Brazos County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 752 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2001: 816 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2002: 967 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2003: 1120 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2004: 859 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2005: 789 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2006: 882 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2007: 863 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2008: 792 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 707 buildings, average cost: $148,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,211 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,796 (1.4%)

Brazos County household income distribution in 2009 Brazos County home values distribution Brazos County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 14.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
Brazos County:

29.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for American Indian residents, 13.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.2% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 25 years old
(Males: 24 years old, Females: 25 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 26 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 20 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brazos County is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $869 a month.

Cities in this county include: College Station, Bryan, South Brazos, Northeast Brazos, West Brazos, Lake Bryan, Kurten, Wixon Valley, Millican.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Brazos County: Law (A), Three Bridges (B), Bonham Public Library (C), Tabor Community Center (D), Brazos County Precinct 4 Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Brazos County Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (F), Brazos County Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (G), Brazos County Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H), Brazos County Precinct 4 Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (I), South Brazos County Fire Department Station 1 (J), South Brazos County Fire Department Station 4 (K), Brazos County District 2 Edge Station (L), Phi Air Medical 12 Bryan (M), Legacy Emergency Medical Services (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brazos County include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Pleasant Hill Church (B), Alexander Church (C), Bright Light Church (D), Progressive Church (E), Bushy Church (F), Clayton Church (G), Cottonwood Church (H), Friendship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Barker Cemetery (1), Red Hill Cemetery (2), Evans Cemetery (3), Peach Creek Cemetery (4), Cox Cemetery (5), Canaan Cemetery (6), Reed Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Placid (A), Tonkaway Lake (B), Wickson Lake (C), Big Slough (D), Hall Lake (E), Clay Lake (F), Clear Lake (G), Wilson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alum Creek (A), Allcorn Creek (B), Clifty Creek (C), Big Creek (D), Upshur Branch (E), Sparks Branch (F), Jordan Creek (G), Smith Branch (H), Snake Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Burleson County , Grimes County , Leon County , Madison County , Robertson County , Washington County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 47,039
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,636 (21% naturalized citizens)

Brazos County:

10.3%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 7,054
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,716
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,528
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,826
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,082
  • 1970 to 1974: 575
  • 1970 to 1974: 330
  • 1965 to 1969: 525

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.0%

Brazos County marital status for males Brazos County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Brazos County with a mortgage: 12,725 (615 second mortgage, 692 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,186

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brazos County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant38,47298
Catholic21,9256
Mainline Protestant12,43026
Other5,60416
Black Protestant1,6747
Orthodox923
None114,654-
Brazos County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Brazos County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Brazos County:

4.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 109
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brazos County:

7.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Brazos County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Brazos County:

Average size of farms: 229 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,859
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $182.09
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,971
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,550
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.91
Corn for grain: 4928 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11536 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 575 acres

Tornado activity:

Brazos County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3653805.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/29/2006, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brazos County-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 308.2 miles away from Brazos County 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 165.4 miles away from the county 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 419.5 miles away from the county 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 156.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.5 miles away from Brazos County 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 417.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Brazos County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (44%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Taiwan (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brazos County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Czech (2%)

Brazos County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,004 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 9,299 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 626 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 60 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 249 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,641 (2%)
  • Walked: 2,326 (3%)
  • Other means: 555 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,802 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Brazos County, Texas in 2000:

  • 10,610 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 922 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 604 people in nursing homes
  • 539 people in halfway houses
  • 362 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 31 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Brazos County, Texas in 2010:

  • 10,157 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,068 people in state prisons
  • 824 people in federal prisons
  • 562 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 350 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 184 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 110 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 88 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,260.

9.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Brazos County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

6.59% relocated from other counties in Texas ($25,922 average AGI)
2.50% relocated from other states ($10,648 average AGI)
Brazos County:

2.50%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.06% ($42,127 average AGI)
from Grimes County, TX  0.31% ($30,545)
from Robertson County, TX  0.29% ($31,950)
from Burleson County, TX  0.28% ($28,224)
from Travis County, TX  0.27% ($36,199)
from Dallas County, TX  0.25% ($30,426)
from Bexar County, TX  0.25% ($28,030)


10.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($650 average AGI)
Brazos County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.10%

7.89% relocated to other counties in Texas ($25,445 average AGI)
2.81% relocated to other states ($10,879 average AGI)
Brazos County:

2.81%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  1.67% ($34,756 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.62% ($30,269)
to Dallas County, TX  0.45% ($33,688)
to Bexar County, TX  0.36% ($30,604)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.36% ($37,477)
to Robertson County, TX  0.33% ($29,895)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.30% ($45,399)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Brazos County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 4.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Brazos County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Brazos County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,985 (10,548 aged, 1,437 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12959.21
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 255.960
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40801.79

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1545.700
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 518.220
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.32

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 30.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 18.8
  • Other - 11.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 35.0
  • Other - 34.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 181,339

Size of family households: 15,446 2-persons, 8,995 3-persons, 7,634 4-persons, 3,705 5-persons, 1,541 6-persons, 1,078 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 19,073 1-person, 8,051 2-persons, 3,693 3-persons, 2,283 4-persons, 179 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

21,626 married couples with children.
7,567 single-parent households (1,213 men, 6,354 women).

80.1% of residents of Brazos County speak English at home.
14.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $927,938,000 ($5938 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $80,011,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $214,314,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $101,578,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,499,000
Federal grants: $480,838,000
Federal procurement contracts: $56,372,000 ($24,257,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $68,337,000 ($13,811,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,754,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $84,840,000
Federal Government insurance: $118,497,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 11,774
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,157
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,227
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -9,747
Here -62 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Brazos County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,594
  • 2000 to 2004: 21,357
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,525
  • 1980 to 1989: 15,963
  • 1970 to 1979: 15,239
  • 1960 to 1969: 5,838
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,765
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,106
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,353
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brazos County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 73
  • 2 rooms: 433
  • 3 rooms: 1,400
  • 4 rooms: 2,123
  • 5 rooms: 5,825
  • 6 rooms: 6,399
  • 7 rooms: 4,084
  • 8 rooms: 2,517
  • 9+ rooms: 2,293
  • 1 room: 1,572
  • 2 rooms: 4,762
  • 3 rooms: 6,180
  • 4 rooms: 8,255
  • 5 rooms: 5,907
  • 6 rooms: 2,408
  • 7 rooms: 660
  • 8 rooms: 171
  • 9+ rooms: 140
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brazos County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 179
  • 1 bedroom: 879
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,452
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,368
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,698
  • 5+ bedrooms: 571
  • no bedroom: 1,899
  • 1 bedroom: 7,984
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,696
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,286
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,107
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
Cars and other vehicles available in Brazos County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 795
  • 1 vehicle: 6,385
  • 2 vehicles: 12,593
  • 3 vehicles: 4,162
  • 4 vehicles: 930
  • 5+ vehicles: 282
  • no vehicle: 2,823
  • 1 vehicle: 13,594
  • 2 vehicles: 9,739
  • 3 vehicles: 2,790
  • 4 vehicles: 1,016
  • 5+ vehicles: 93

34% of Brazos County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Texas.

Brazos County:

33.8%
State average:

51.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brazos County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.1%)
  • Electricity (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)
  • Electricity (69.6%)
  • Utility gas (26.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 999
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 378
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 700
Here:

1.7%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Brazos County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $4,990,000
    Regular Highways: $369,000
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $10,819,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,433,000
    Police Protection: $4,683,000
    Regular Highways: $4,474,000
    General - Other: $3,621,000
    Financial Administration: $3,406,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,385,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,336,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,060,000
    Local Fire Protection: $404,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $233,000
    Corrections - Other: $209,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $151,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,785,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $367,000
    Financial Administration: $97,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,606,000

Brazos County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,327,000
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,280,000
    Highways: $287,000
    Housing and Community Development: $114,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $298,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,576,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,330,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $676,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Royalties: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,791,000
    General Local Government Support: $374,000
    Health and Hospitals: $86,000
    Highways: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $32,264,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,942,000
    Other License: $1,213,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,126,000

Brazos County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,510,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,650,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,250,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,390,000

Brazos County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,541,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,691,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,806,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Brazos County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Brazos County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED907$149,9991,285$158,2311,766$171,847106$63,34912$3,208,917546$124,26242$46,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$140,50071$166,070134$155,92518$70,4440$040$156,7005$58,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED78$138,333188$114,117493$147,744138$39,0511$7,100,00097$114,59864$57,047
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN59$135,62797$156,938311$162,93924$54,6253$1,436,00062$115,9197$55,571
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$149,33326$185,80855$167,2369$35,5560$014$109,0004$28,250
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED178$183,57372$210,19419$135,2631$50,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$174,51617$230,1767$129,4290$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$205,93814$209,64310$144,2001$50,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$227,90023$228,1744$119,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$169,0000$02$128,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Brazos County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49480.3 years
John39974.7 years
James39472.4 years
William31975.1 years
Robert27371.7 years
Willie19977.7 years
Charles19672.2 years
George16876.2 years
Frank16476.0 years
Joe16173.4 years
Most common last names in Brazos County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24677.4 years
Jones20877.2 years
Williams18871.3 years
Johnson18370.2 years
Wilson12576.4 years
Brown11277.2 years
Davis9974.6 years
Moore9579.0 years
Taylor7575.0 years
Jackson7176.9 years
Businesses in Brazos County, TX
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Kincaid1
AT&T4Knights Inn1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger3
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Albertsons1Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza3
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's2
AutoZone3Macy's1
Avenue1Marriott3
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Barnes & Noble1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's10
Ben & Jerry's1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster3Motherhood Maternity2
Burger King4New Balance3
CVS3New York & Co1
Catherines1Nike11
Charlotte Russe1Nissan1
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A3Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Chipotle2On The Border1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken3Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 2Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza2
ColorTyme1Payless2
Comfort Suites2Penske3
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless10Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut4
DHL1Plato's Closet1
Days Inn1Popeyes3
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Dennys2Quiznos2
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Express1Ramada1
FedEx24Red Lobster1
Finish Line1Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care2SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1SONIC Drive-In8
Ford1Sam's Club1
Forever 211Sears3
GNC3Spencer Gifts1
GameStop3Sprint Nextel1
Gap1Starbucks8
Goodwill3Subaru1
Gymboree1Subway14
H&R Block3Super 81
Hawthorn1T-Mobile5
Hilton2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell4
Hollister Co.1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target2
Honda1Toys"R"Us2
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1True Value1
Hyatt1U-Haul6
IHOP2UPS26
JCPenney1Vans1
Jack In The Box2Verizon Wireless2
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's2Volkswagen1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens5
Jones New York4Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's3
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC2

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