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Brazoria County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2022: 388,181 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 241,767 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 53,081
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 26,396
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 60,682
Renter-occupied apartments: 27,112 (it was 21,272 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 1386 sq. mi.

Water area: 211.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 280 people per square mile   (high).

March 2022 cost of living index in Brazoria County: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.3%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brazoria County, TX (2022)
    • 159,99841.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 126,15432.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60,13915.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 26,7366.9%Asian alone
    • 13,3783.4%Two or more races
    • 1,0460.3%Some other race alone
    • 5560.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1740.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years
Males: 196,431  (50.6%)
Females: 191,750  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Brazoria County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $86,083 ($48,632 in 1999)
This county:

$86,083
Texas:

$72,284

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $1,103 (lower quartile is $849, upper quartile is $1,536)
This county:

$1103
State:

$1117


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $281,300 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Brazoria:

$281,300
Texas:

$275,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,900 - $376,200

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $320,906
Here:

$320,906
State:

$369,058

Townhouses or other attached units: $322,794
Here:

$322,794
State:

$327,631

In 2-unit structures: $221,664
Here:

$221,664
State:

$374,947

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,531
Here:

$204,531
State:

$209,652

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $323,952
Here:

$323,952
State:

$413,944

Mobile homes: $91,715
Here:

$91,715
State:

$124,413

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $97,688
Here:

$97,688
State:

$73,921

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,086
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $662

Institutionalized population: 10,293

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 39
  • Robberies: 29
  • Assaults: 167
  • Burglaries: 187
  • Thefts: 742
  • Auto thefts: 139

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 35
  • Assaults: 181
  • Burglaries: 212
  • Thefts: 792
  • Auto thefts: 182
Brazoria County, TX map from a distance

Health of residents in Brazoria County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
68.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
51.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 4174 buildings, average cost: $276,100
  • 2021: 4455 buildings, average cost: $288,400
  • 2020: 3895 buildings, average cost: $274,200
  • 2019: 3207 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2018: 3365 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2017: 3132 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2016: 2909 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2015: 2975 buildings, average cost: $215,400
  • 2014: 2462 buildings, average cost: $211,700
  • 2013: 1964 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2012: 1920 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2011: 1562 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 1647 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2009: 1496 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2008: 1977 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2007: 2703 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2006: 3287 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2005: 3989 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2004: 3288 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2003: 3025 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2002: 2738 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2001: 2405 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2000: 1903 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 1999: 1717 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1998: 1960 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1997: 1778 buildings, average cost: $100,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Brazoria, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brazoria, TX

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,892 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,038 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Brazoria, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Brazoria, TX in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brazoria, TX in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.8%
Brazoria County:

9.8%
Texas:

14.0%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.3% for American Indian residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 12.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 36.6 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 38.3 years old, American Indian residents: 39.4 years old, Asian residents: 39.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.4 years old, Other race residents: 38.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brazoria County is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $642 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $885 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brazosport, Angleton-Rosharon, Pearland, Lake Jackson, Alvin, Angleton, Freeport, Clute, West Columbia, Sweeny.

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

2023 air pollution in Brazoria County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lake: Elmgrove Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Bay Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Brazoria, TX
County total employment by year in Brazoria, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Brazoria, TX

Current college students: 11,894
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 50,843 (54.4% naturalized citizens)

Brazoria County:

13.1%
Whole state:

17.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12,7932010 or later
  • 15,2122000 to 2009
  • 11,5361990 to 1999
  • 5,5251980 to 1989
  • 4,3621970 to 1979
  • 2,240Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 99.6%

Brazoria County marital status for males Brazoria County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 107,075
  • One, attached: 2,724
  • Two: 834
  • 3 or 4: 2,719
  • 5 to 9: 2,835
  • 10 to 19: 9,623
  • 20 to 49: 3,375
  • 50 or more: 5,260
  • Mobile homes: 15,349
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 792

Housing units in Brazoria County with a mortgage: 58,843 (1,533 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 1,406 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 869

Here:

6.3% with mortgage
State:

98.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brazoria County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant98,539226
Catholic50,86312
Mainline Protestant17,85445
Other9,75219
Black Protestant1,45413
Orthodox--
None134,704-
Brazoria 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: 29
Brazoria County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
Brazoria County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 132
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brazoria County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Brazoria County:

Average size of farms: 250 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,317
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $294.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,543
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,555
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.97
Corn for grain: 8101 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4346 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 8697 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1602 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,537 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,238 acres

Tornado activity:

Brazoria County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 17578374.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/26/1989, a tornado injured one person

Earthquake activity:

Brazoria County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from Brazoria County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from Brazoria County center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Brazoria

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 97,884 (74.4%)
  • Carpooled: 12,524 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 237 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,480 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 153 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 475 (0.4%)
  • Worked at home: 18,798 (14.3%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • India (9%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Venezuela (3%)
  • Nigeria (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brazoria County


  • English (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 8,461 people in state prisons
  • 842 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 820 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 102 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 88 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in college/university student housing

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

  • 8,598 people in state prisons
  • 944 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 884 people in nursing homes
  • 358 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 71 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 71 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 5 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3 people in military ships
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $84,362.

9.23% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($61,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
Texas average:

8.12%


0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.01%
Texas average:

0.04%

7.29% relocated from other counties in Texas ($47,376 average AGI)
1.93% relocated from other states ($14,167 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

1.93%
Texas average:

2.83%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Harris County, TX  3.98% ($61,532 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.94% ($60,445)
from Galveston County, TX  0.63% ($74,004)
from Bexar County, TX  0.11% ($54,574)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.11% ($60,211)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.11% ($49,585)
from Travis County, TX  0.10% ($75,761)


7.66% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($65,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
Texas average:

7.40%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($135 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.03%

6.22% relocated to other counties in Texas ($51,055 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($14,485 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

1.43%
Texas average:

2.08%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Harris County, TX  2.70% ($58,615 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.89% ($70,183)
to Galveston County, TX  0.69% ($69,549)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.19% ($87,088)
to Travis County, TX  0.10% ($65,977)
to Bexar County, TX  0.09% ($44,195)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.08% ($60,972)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2022: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Brazoria County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 6.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Brazoria County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2009: 3.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2010 to 2021: 3.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brazoria County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brazoria County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 29,733 (25,294 aged, 4,439 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 16,883 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Brazoria County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,692)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,535)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,002)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,843)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,474)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,180)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,040)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (919)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (779)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,274
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 79
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,070

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,563
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 640
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 33.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 19.6
  • Other - 14.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.6
  • Suffocation - 26.2
  • Poisoning - 22.4
  • Other - 2.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 388,181
  • Male householders: 68,674 (14,071 living alone), Female householders: 65,197 (15,822 living alone)
  • 75,413 spouses (74,937 opposite-sex spouses), 9,143 unmarried partners, (8,540 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 127,517 children (117,810 natural, 3,107 adopted, 6,600 stepchildren), 8,346 grandchildren, 2,588 brothers or sisters, 5,590 parents, 79 foster children, 5,937 other relatives, 6,634 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13,063

Size of family households: 36,233 2-persons, 23,732 3-persons, 22,830 4-persons, 8,121 5-persons, 3,921 6-persons, 2,161 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 29,893 1-person, 6,720 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 104 4-persons.

62,517 married couples with children.
28,472 single-parent households (6,581 men, 21,891 women).

72.9% of residents of Brazoria speak English at home.
19.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $820,038,000 ($3,025 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,358,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $441,458,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $194,404,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,188,000
Federal grants: $119,404,000
Federal procurement contracts: $16,368,000 ($4,347,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $33,217,000 ($736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,218,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $157,669,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,249,007,000

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

Births: 22,012
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,098
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,001
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +20,196
Here:

+73 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brazoria County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.29 millions of gallons per day (68% from ground, 32% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Year house built in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 4,5552020 or later
  • 28,6902010 to 2019
  • 33,8362000 to 2009
  • 21,7231990 to 1999
  • 18,0911980 to 1989
  • 21,4941970 to 1979
  • 11,3311960 to 1969
  • 6,0051950 to 1959
  • 2,6101940 to 1949
  • 2,2511939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 3931 room
  • 3122 rooms
  • 1,7323 rooms
  • 7,8184 rooms
  • 21,8255 rooms
  • 21,3536 rooms
  • 18,2997 rooms
  • 10,9868 rooms
  • 17,7739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 8001 room
  • 1,9112 rooms
  • 7,4463 rooms
  • 10,7134 rooms
  • 4,3635 rooms
  • 3,9666 rooms
  • 2,6387 rooms
  • 1,1658 rooms
  • 3789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 393no bedroom
  • 1,3691 bedroom
  • 9,4062 bedrooms
  • 49,2283 bedrooms
  • 33,3714 bedrooms
  • 6,7245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
  • 800no bedroom
  • 8,2991 bedroom
  • 12,8692 bedrooms
  • 9,0843 bedrooms
  • 2,0374 bedrooms
  • 2915+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brazoria County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brazoria County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brazoria County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,124no vehicle
  • 18,4431 vehicle
  • 48,6632 vehicles
  • 22,1583 vehicles
  • 6,9894 vehicles
  • 3,1145+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brazoria County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brazoria County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,933no vehicle
  • 16,7861 vehicle
  • 10,4152 vehicles
  • 3,8153 vehicles
  • 2594 vehicles
  • 1725+ vehicles

87.3% of Brazoria County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Texas.

Brazoria County:

87.3%
State average:

85.7%

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

  • This state: 250,753
  • Other state: 79,829
  • Northeast: 7,195
  • Midwest: 22,675
  • South: 32,042
  • West: 17,917
Year householders moved into unit in Brazoria County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brazoria County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 20.3%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,354
Here:

12.0%
Texas:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,097
Here:

8.6%
Texas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,812
Here:

15.0%
Texas:

16.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Brazoria County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,523,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,896,000
    Other: $12,580,000
    Air Transportation: $2,960,000
    Air Transportation: $2,433,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,244,000
    Regular Highways: $33,555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,638,000
    General - Other: $1,465,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Parks and Recreation: $837,000
    Police Protection: $619,000
    Correctional Institutions: $208,000
    Health - Other: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $29,977,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,398,000
    Police Protection: $23,748,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,729,000
    Police Protection: $21,625,000
    Regular Highways: $21,177,000
    General - Other: $19,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,602,000
    Financial Administration: $18,123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,963,000
    Financial Administration: $13,530,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,359,000
    General - Other: $11,052,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,952,000
    Libraries: $8,012,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,230,000
    Libraries: $7,079,000
    Health - Other: $6,739,000
    Health - Other: $6,283,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,814,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,506,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,675,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,629,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,080,000
    Air Transportation: $3,061,000
    Air Transportation: $2,587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,820,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $744,000
    Local Fire Protection: $631,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $631,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $336,000
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,572,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,231,000
    Highways: $5,570,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Other: $1,695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $539,000
    Other: $404,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,751,000
    Interest on Debt: $5,557,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $230,000
    Public Welfare: $68,000
    Other: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,930,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,230,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,150,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,425,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,110,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,945,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,780,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,269,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,186,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,285,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,841,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $724,000
    Sale of Property: $214,000
    Special Assessments: $107,000
    Special Assessments: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,036,000
    Regular Highways: $2,840,000
    Police Protection: $1,198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,125,000
    Police Protection: $1,083,000
    Financial Administration: $739,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    General Public Building: $274,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $214,000
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Health - Other: $94,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,536,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,566,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,138,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,404,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,950,000
    Other: $15,014,000
    Highways: $3,185,000
    Highways: $3,151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,745,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,691,000
    General Local Government Support: $810,000
    Public Welfare: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $126,283,000
    Property: $118,510,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,312,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,020,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,016,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,822,000
    Other License: $2,076,000
    Other License: $1,553,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,596,000

Brazoria County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,523,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,896,000
    Other: $12,580,000
    Air Transportation: $2,960,000
    Air Transportation: $2,433,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,244,000
    Regular Highways: $33,555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,638,000
    General - Other: $1,465,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Parks and Recreation: $837,000
    Police Protection: $619,000
    Correctional Institutions: $208,000
    Health - Other: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $29,977,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,398,000
    Police Protection: $23,748,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,729,000
    Police Protection: $21,625,000
    Regular Highways: $21,177,000
    General - Other: $19,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,602,000
    Financial Administration: $18,123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,963,000
    Financial Administration: $13,530,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,359,000
    General - Other: $11,052,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,952,000
    Libraries: $8,012,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,230,000
    Libraries: $7,079,000
    Health - Other: $6,739,000
    Health - Other: $6,283,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,814,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,506,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,675,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,629,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,080,000
    Air Transportation: $3,061,000
    Air Transportation: $2,587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,820,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $744,000
    Local Fire Protection: $631,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $631,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $336,000
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,572,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,231,000
    Highways: $5,570,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Other: $1,695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $539,000
    Other: $404,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,751,000
    Interest on Debt: $5,557,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $230,000
    Public Welfare: $68,000
    Other: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,930,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,230,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,150,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,425,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,110,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,945,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,780,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,269,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,186,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,285,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,841,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $724,000
    Sale of Property: $214,000
    Special Assessments: $107,000
    Special Assessments: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,036,000
    Regular Highways: $2,840,000
    Police Protection: $1,198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,125,000
    Police Protection: $1,083,000
    Financial Administration: $739,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    General Public Building: $274,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $214,000
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Health - Other: $94,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,536,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,566,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,138,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,404,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,950,000
    Other: $15,014,000
    Highways: $3,185,000
    Highways: $3,151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,745,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,691,000
    General Local Government Support: $810,000
    Public Welfare: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $126,283,000
    Property: $118,510,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,312,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,020,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,016,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,822,000
    Other License: $2,076,000
    Other License: $1,553,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,596,000

Brazoria County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,523,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,896,000
    Other: $12,580,000
    Air Transportation: $2,960,000
    Air Transportation: $2,433,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,244,000
    Regular Highways: $33,555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,638,000
    General - Other: $1,465,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Parks and Recreation: $837,000
    Police Protection: $619,000
    Correctional Institutions: $208,000
    Health - Other: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $29,977,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,398,000
    Police Protection: $23,748,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,729,000
    Police Protection: $21,625,000
    Regular Highways: $21,177,000
    General - Other: $19,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,602,000
    Financial Administration: $18,123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,963,000
    Financial Administration: $13,530,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,359,000
    General - Other: $11,052,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,952,000
    Libraries: $8,012,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,230,000
    Libraries: $7,079,000
    Health - Other: $6,739,000
    Health - Other: $6,283,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,814,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,506,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,675,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,629,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,080,000
    Air Transportation: $3,061,000
    Air Transportation: $2,587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,820,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $744,000
    Local Fire Protection: $631,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $631,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $336,000
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,572,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,231,000
    Highways: $5,570,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Other: $1,695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $539,000
    Other: $404,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,751,000
    Interest on Debt: $5,557,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $230,000
    Public Welfare: $68,000
    Other: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,930,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,230,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,150,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,425,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,110,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,945,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,780,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,269,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,186,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,285,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,841,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $724,000
    Sale of Property: $214,000
    Special Assessments: $107,000
    Special Assessments: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,036,000
    Regular Highways: $2,840,000
    Police Protection: $1,198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,125,000
    Police Protection: $1,083,000
    Financial Administration: $739,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    General Public Building: $274,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $214,000
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Health - Other: $94,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,536,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,566,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,138,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,404,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,950,000
    Other: $15,014,000
    Highways: $3,185,000
    Highways: $3,151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,745,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,691,000
    General Local Government Support: $810,000
    Public Welfare: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $126,283,000
    Property: $118,510,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,312,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,020,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,016,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,822,000
    Other License: $2,076,000
    Other License: $1,553,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,596,000

Brazoria County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,523,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,083,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,896,000
    Other: $12,580,000
    Air Transportation: $2,960,000
    Air Transportation: $2,433,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $36,244,000
    Regular Highways: $33,555,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,638,000
    General - Other: $1,465,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Parks and Recreation: $837,000
    Police Protection: $619,000
    Correctional Institutions: $208,000
    Health - Other: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $29,977,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,398,000
    Police Protection: $23,748,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,729,000
    Police Protection: $21,625,000
    Regular Highways: $21,177,000
    General - Other: $19,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,602,000
    Financial Administration: $18,123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $17,963,000
    Financial Administration: $13,530,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,359,000
    General - Other: $11,052,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,952,000
    Libraries: $8,012,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,230,000
    Libraries: $7,079,000
    Health - Other: $6,739,000
    Health - Other: $6,283,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,814,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,729,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,506,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,769,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,675,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,629,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,080,000
    Air Transportation: $3,061,000
    Air Transportation: $2,587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,820,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $890,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $744,000
    Local Fire Protection: $631,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $631,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $597,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $336,000
    Local Fire Protection: $277,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $7,572,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,231,000
    Highways: $5,570,000
    Highways: $3,286,000
    Other: $1,695,000
    Health and Hospitals: $539,000
    Other: $404,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,751,000
    Interest on Debt: $5,557,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $230,000
    Public Welfare: $68,000
    Other: $42,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,930,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,230,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,150,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,425,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,440,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,275,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,110,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $43,945,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,780,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,269,000
    General Revenue - Other: $9,186,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,285,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,951,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,841,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $724,000
    Sale of Property: $214,000
    Special Assessments: $107,000
    Special Assessments: $59,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,036,000
    Regular Highways: $2,840,000
    Police Protection: $1,198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,125,000
    Police Protection: $1,083,000
    Financial Administration: $739,000
    Parks and Recreation: $646,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    General Public Building: $274,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Corrections - Other: $214,000
    Parks and Recreation: $202,000
    General Public Building: $183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $161,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Health - Other: $95,000
    Health - Other: $94,000
    Libraries: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,536,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,566,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,138,000
    Cash and Securities: $48,404,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,950,000
    Other: $15,014,000
    Highways: $3,185,000
    Highways: $3,151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,745,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,691,000
    General Local Government Support: $810,000
    Public Welfare: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $126,283,000
    Property: $118,510,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,312,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,020,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,016,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,822,000
    Other License: $2,076,000
    Other License: $1,553,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,596,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,861
  • Number of aged recipients: 607
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,254
  • Number of recipients under 18: 750
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,191
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 920
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,219
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,668
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 45 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 ORIGINATED1,779$157,8761,385$162,2883,104$160,235252$42,6758$4,972,375220$121,47375$65,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED122$152,074158$138,165398$154,12340$35,3250$029$126,17238$69,105
APPLICATIONS DENIED326$156,678316$126,6231,380$159,949384$28,3070$0101$109,752126$56,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN211$162,976754$141,3051,123$149,86683$54,8311$7,875,000101$133,07924$75,375
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS41$151,04953$144,736243$151,80232$46,5310$017$83,52917$65,882
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 44 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 ORIGINATED397$195,829218$201,1107$151,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED102$209,96184$209,1075$139,6001$77,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$231,06831$185,1945$208,2001$108,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN26$197,50027$187,4448$177,6250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$211,0005$219,8000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brazoria, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brazoria, TX - Value
Most common first names in Brazoria County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John83871.6 years
James83270.0 years
Mary80577.5 years
William76473.5 years
Robert62169.8 years
Charles41969.9 years
George38873.8 years
Dorothy28474.3 years
Thomas28071.1 years
Willie25975.4 years
Most common last names in Brazoria County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith44773.8 years
Williams38574.2 years
Johnson28173.5 years
Jones25473.6 years
Brown23672.0 years
Davis17773.5 years
Martin16073.7 years
Harris15373.5 years
Thomas14971.8 years
Moore14774.3 years
Businesses in Brazoria County, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Justice2
AT&T6KFC5
Academy Sports + Outdoors2Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware2Kohl's2
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger6
Aeropostale2LA Fitness1
American Eagle Outfitters2La Quinta4
Ann Taylor1La-Z-Boy2
Arby's1Lane Bryant2
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture5
AutoZone7LensCrafters1
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza7
Barnes & Noble1Long John Silver's2
Baskin-Robbins2Lowe's2
Bath & Body Works2Macy's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1MainStay1
Best Western6Marriott2
Blockbuster5Marshalls1
Budget Car Rental1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King6Maurices1
CVS8McDonald's14
Carl\s Jr.1Men's Wearhouse1
Catherines1Motel 61
Charlotte Russe1Motherhood Maternity2
Chevrolet4New Balance1
Chick-Fil-A2New York & Co1
Chico's1Nike26
Chipotle1Nissan1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Office Depot4
Church's Chicken6OfficeMax1
Cinnabon 1Old Navy1
Cold Stone Creamery1Olive Garden1
Coldwater Creek1Pac Sun1
ColorTyme1Panera Bread1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza3
Cracker Barrel1Payless6
Cricket Wireless16Penske3
Curves3PetSmart2
DHL2Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen3Pizza Hut9
Days Inn1Popeyes5
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos3
Dennys1RadioShack4
Discount Tire3Red Lobster2
Domino's Pizza7Red Robin1
DressBarn1Rue212
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In14
Express1Safeway2
Famous Footwear2Sears5
FedEx32Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Sprint Nextel3
Foot Locker1Starbucks6
Forever 211Subway7
GNC4Super 81
GameStop5T-Mobile13
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block10Taco Bell6
Hilton2Target2
Hobby Lobby2The Limited1
Holiday Inn5Toyota2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul22
Home Depot4UPS29
Honda1Vans4
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless4
IHOP3Victoria's Secret2
JCPenney2Vons3
Jack In The Box9Walgreens7
Jamba Juice1Walmart7
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's1
Jones New York2Wet Seal1
Journeys2YMCA2

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