Brazoria County, Texas Population 2018

Brazoria County, Texas's estimated population is 362,457 with a growth rate of 7.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brazoria County, Texas is the 14th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017362,45724,0387.10%
2016338,419-15,409-4.35%
2016353,8288,0902.34%
2015345,7387,9562.36%
2014337,7827,6122.31%
2013330,1705,7371.77%
2012324,4335,1591.62%
2011319,2744,8211.53%
2010314,453122,74664.03%
1990191,70722,12013.04%
1980169,58761,27556.57%
1970108,31232,10842.13%
196076,20429,65563.71%
195046,54919,48071.96%
194027,0694,01517.42%
193023,0542,44011.84%
192020,6147,31555.00%
191013,299-1,562-10.51%
190014,8613,35529.16%
189011,5061,73217.72%
18809,7742,24729.85%
18707,5273845.38%
18607,1432,30247.55%
18504,8410.00%

Brazoria County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White251,028
Black or African American44,000
Asian20,810
Some Other Race14,388
Two or More Races6,760
American Indian and Alaska Native1,422
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Brazoria County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Brazoria County, Texas Median Age

35.5


Total

35.1


Male

35.9


Female

Brazoria County, Texas Adults

There are 247,384 adults, (36,888 of which are seniors) in Brazoria County, Texas.

Brazoria County, Texas Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brazoria County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

166,963

49.34%

Male

171,456

50.66%

Brazoria County, Texas Households and Families

Brazoria County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brazoria County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All71.4%28.6%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female53.1%46.9%
Non Family50.8%49.2%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brazoria County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All114,2902.8771.4
Married65,7463.4585.3
Non Family29,8291.2150.8
Female12,4563.4453.1
Male6,2593.4561.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brazoria County, Texas Households

Brazoria County, Texas Education

Brazoria County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,4816.16%
9th to 12th Grade15,6317.14%
High School Graduate57,36226.21%
Some College52,21223.85%
Associates Degree17,3207.91%
Bachelors Degree40,28918.41%
Graduate Degree22,58110.32%

Brazoria County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White119,693111,92634,636
Hispanic54,17536,3857,286
Black28,50726,14911,261
Asian13,84512,9369,017
Other Race8,7835,376728
Multiple Races2,8412,579739
Native American94769584
Islander53

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.13%.

Brazoria County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,380$56,381$37,438
Less Than High School$23,756$31,582$15,030
High School Grad$33,747$41,867$26,363
Some College$45,881$61,263$33,686
Bachelors Degree$61,686$79,570$52,027
Graduate Degree$77,321$94,826$69,028

$47,380

Average Earnings

$56,381

Average Male

$37,438

Average Female

Brazoria County, Texas Language

Brazoria County, Texas Language by Age

Brazoria County, Texas Language

74.07% of Brazoria County, Texas residents speak only English, while 25.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.51% of the population.

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic95,83915,43816.11%
White164,64312,9407.86%
Black40,1874,54111.30%
Other14,2133,22222.67%
Asian20,7161,0224.93%
Multiple6,6975898.79%
Native1,3681339.72%
Islander11218.18%

10.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

11.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brazoria County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brazoria County, Texas is Other, with 22.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brazoria County, Texas is Asian, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.31%.

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.92%
High School11.40%
Some College7.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.92%
Male Unemployed23.77%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed4.57%

Brazoria County, Texas Income

Brazoria County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,006$89,752
Families$84,251$101,143
Married Families$95,504$113,344
Non Families$40,713$54,009

Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status

Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Brazoria County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by War

20,028

Number of Veterans

18,707

Male Veterans

1,321

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,709
First Gulf War4,132
Second Gulf War3,464
Korea1,510
World War II750

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 545,825
65 to 744,604
55 to 643,633
75+3,278
18 to 342,688

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,4188.90%
Black2,7828.58%
Hispanic2,5793.98%
2 or More36110.34%
Other2722.56%
Asian1010.66%
Indian949.29%

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Employment Status

Brazoria County, Texas Employment by Age

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Employment by Race

Brazoria County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brazoria County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pearland 899101135702366026.32%
Lake Jackson26830275296992.61%
Alvin242252616419398.00%
Angleton18873194916183.27%
Freeport12049121531040.86%
Clute11211115863753.34%
Manvel52398939370070.62%
West Columbia39053933280.72%
Richwood3512389838610.99%
Sweeny37273766391.05%
Brazoria30193071521.72%
Jones Creek2063206960.29%
Danbury17181780623.61%
Brookside Village15151579644.22%
Iowa Colony1164130313911.94%
Holiday Lakes11211165443.93%
Oyster Creek11061126201.81%
Bailey's Prairie726773476.47%
Hillcrest73073770.96%
Surfside Beach4825617916.39%
Liverpool486501153.09%
Bonney3103463611.61%
Sandy Point207226199.18%
Quintana56681221.43%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990