Brazoria County, TX Demographic Data

Brazoria County, TX Summary

Brazoria County is located in Texas
  • Population: 324,769
  • Area: 1,608.59 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,357.70 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 250.89 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 201.89 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 29.53 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Texas Heat Map by County Population

Sponsored

Brazoria County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
172,195
50%
50.8
Male
174,117
50%
49.2
Total Population
346,312
 
321,419,000

Brazoria County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
24,313
7.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
29,488
8.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
22,363
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
25,329
7.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
19,468
5.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
46,825
13.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
53,114
15.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
46,516
13.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
21,377
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
19,423
5.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
23,709
6.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
10,825
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,562
1.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
254,021
73.4%
77.1
Female
126,440
49.8%
51.4
Male
127,581
50.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
241,357
69.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
49,250
14.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
38,096
11.0%
14.9
Female
20,472
53.7%
55.9
Male
17,624
46.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Brazoria County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
338,196
97.7% 
96.9
White
257,656
74.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
44,984
13.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,278
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
21,197
6.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
5,343
1.5% 
1.2
Chinese
3,397
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
6,349
1.8% 
0.9
Japanese
55
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
5,218
1.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
835
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
13,081
3.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
8,116
2.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
102,812
29.7% 
17.6
Mexican
92,786
26.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,201
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
153
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
8,672
2.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
243,500
70.3% 
82.4

Brazoria County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
16,355
7.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
14,358
6.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
58,647
26.0% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
48,823
21.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
18,583
8.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
44,794
19.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
23,791
10.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
30,713
13.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
194,638
86.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
68,585
30.5%
30.6

Brazoria County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
80,480
29.8%
33.5%
Now Married
139,452
51.6%
47.5
Divorced
31,508
11.7%
11.0%
Separated
4,789
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
13,919
5.2
5.8%

Brazoria County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
236,757
73.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
85,242
26.5%
21.5%
Spanish
65,132
20.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
2,583
0.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
14,056
4.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,471
1.1%
1.0%

Brazoria County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,959
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
3,798
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
7,797
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
9,970
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
12,241
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
20,027
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
17,970
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
19,336
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
9,034
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
10,017
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
71,251
 
55,775
Per capita income
31,764
 
29,979

Brazoria County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,817
1.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
10,684
6.6%
9.8
Construction
15,430
9.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
43,089
26.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
6,871
4.2%
6.5
Information
2,730
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
22,546
13.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
8,005
4.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
18,489
11.3%
11.3
Public administration
6,556
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
13,545
8.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
9,744
6.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
2,518
1.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
17,904
11.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
70,539
43.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
20,194
12.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
30,918
19.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
23,469
14.4%
18.0%

Brazoria County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
161,322
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
142,552
88.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
11,515
7.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
34
0.0%
5.2
Walked
1,515
0.9%
2.8
Other means
1,340
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
4,366
2.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.0
 
26.0

Brazoria County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
4,920
4.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
34,194
29.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
50,893
43.4%
37.2
3 or more
27,142
23.2%
20.3

Brazoria County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
117,149
90.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
78,256
66.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
38,893
33.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
12,368
9.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Brazoria County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
129,517
1 room
2,785
2.2%
2.3
2 rooms
1,459
1.1%
2.5
3 rooms
10,891
8.4%
9.0
4 rooms
20,329
15.7%
16.6
5 rooms
29,711
22.9%
20.0
6 rooms
22,091
17.1%
17.9
7 rooms
16,222
12.5%
12.1
8 rooms
12,316
9.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
13,713
10.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Brazoria County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
129,517
 
 
1-unit, detached
89,240
68.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
926
0.7%
5.8
2-units
915
0.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,997
1.5%
4.5
5 to 9 units
4,591
3.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,865
6.1%
4.6
20 or more units
9,212
7.1%
8.8
Mobile home
14,393
11.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
378
0.3%
0.1

Brazoria County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,263
1.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
3,087
2.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
9,768
7.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
10,791
8.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
19,211
14.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
20,646
15.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
22,604
17.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
32,498
25.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
8,704
6.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
945
0.7%
0.5%

Brazoria County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
47,286
40.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4,775
4.1%
4.7
Electricity
63,785
54.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
226
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
255
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
822
0.7%
1.2

Brazoria County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
43,148
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
594
1.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,346
5.4%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
2,929
6.8%
9.9%
$500 to $999
3,110
7.2%
20.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
6,084
14.1%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
13,321
30.9%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
14,764
34.2%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
23,458
54.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
6,809
15.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,349
10.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,624
3.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
6,755
15.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
153
NR
NR

Brazoria County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
34,997 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
21
0.1%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
114
0.3%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,234
3.5%
4.1%
Less than $500
2,123
6.1%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,868
16.8%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
11,609
33.2%
27.9%
$500 to $999
14,028
40.1%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
3,896
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,051
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,584
16.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
6,231
18.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,866
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,844
11.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,336
6.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
11,467
33.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
4,565
NR
NR

Brazoria County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
78,256
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
8,486
10.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
12,346
15.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
13,138
16.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
16,833
21.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
17,697
22.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
8,702
11.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
761
1.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
293
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
164,300
 
194,500
Feel Safe
with Homefacts free home and neighborhood alert emails
  • 2 New Registered Offenders
  • 1 Former Drug Lab Reported
  • Environmental Hazards
    and more
Feel Safe with Homefacts
free home and neighborhood alert emails