Brenham, Texas Population 2022

18,748
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Brenham is a city located in Washington County Texas. Brenham has a 2020 population of 18,748. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Brenham is currently growing at a rate of 1.60% annually and its population has increased by 18.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,830 in 2010.

The average household income in Brenham is $67,201 with a poverty rate of 14.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $163,700. The median age in Brenham is 34.8 years, 30.7 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Brenham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brenhamwas:

  • White: 68.30%
  • Black or African American: 22.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.30%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brenham, Texas is 18,748 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,748.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,830.

Brenham, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201033,7080.00%
201133,9662580.76%
201233,930-36-0.11%
201334,2012710.79%
201434,4032020.59%
201534,8364331.24%
201634,740-96-0.28%
201734,8611210.35%
201835,4966351.79%
201935,8823861.08%
202036,2683861.06%
202136,6543861.05%

Brenham Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,81368.30%
Black or African American3,88922.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.02%
Asian4802.78%
Some Other Race3672.12%
Two or More Races7444.30%
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Brenham Population by Race

Brenham Population Pyramid 2022

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Brenham Median Age

36


Total

34.4


Male

37.3


Female

Brenham Adults

There are 13,533 adults, (3,405 of whom are seniors) in Brenham.

Brenham Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brenham Sex Ratio

Female

9,263

53.55%

Male

8,034

46.45%

Brenham Population by Age

Brenham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brenham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.5%17.5%
Married72.5%27.5%
Female67.2%32.8%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family44%56%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brenham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1972.4360.4
Married2,6453.2172.5
Male2693.9982.5
Female6923.7667.2
Non Family2,5911.1244

3.31

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Brenham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9538.91%
9th to 12th Grade9578.95%
High School Graduate2,87926.92%
Some College2,17120.30%
Associates Degree9709.07%
Bachelors Degree1,83917.19%
Graduate Degree9268.66%
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Brenham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brenham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,3515,6572,386
2+ Races22020142
Black2,2931,883273
Hispanic1,7621,06488
Native American44
Asian219111
Other Race11122

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.57%.

Brenham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,147$36,994$30,357
Less Than 9th Grade$26,826$27,197$23,241
High School Graduate$27,586$33,181$24,547
Some College$30,020$51,771$26,915
Bachelors Degree$44,586$51,765$43,264
Graduate Degree$61,009$$60,417

$33,147

Average Earnings

$36,994

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Brenham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brenham Language by Age

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Brenham Language

81.38% of Brenham residents speak only English, while 18.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.40% of the population.

Brenham Language

Brenham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian45419843.61%
Black3,20592828.95%
Hispanic3,62345112.45%
Multiple677659.60%
White7,7285827.53%
Other45NaN%

14.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.13%

Male Poverty Rate

13.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brenham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brenham is Asian, with 43.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brenham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.52%.

Brenham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.74%
High School13.72%
Some College11.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Brenham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.87%
Female Unemployed55.06%

Brenham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brenham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,147$68,446
Families$61,100$83,740
Married Families$71,656-
Non Families$31,250$45,133
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Income by Household Type

Brenham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brenham Married by Age and Sex

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Brenham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brenham Marital Status by Race

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Brenham Marital Status

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930

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War253
First Gulf War37
Vietnam363
Korea185
World War II32

Brenham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34227
35 to 5436
55 to 64165
65 to 74164
75+338

Brenham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6967.32%
Black1886.09%
2+ Races4613.14%
Hispanic773.16%

Brenham Veterans by Race

Brenham Veterans by Education

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3.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brenham Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Brenham Employment by Age

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Brenham Employment by Race

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Brenham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.89%

Born in Brenham

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

6.56%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Brenham residents were born in the United States, with 72.89% having been born in Texas. 6.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brenham Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18804,1010.00%
18905,2091,1082.42%
19005,9687591.37%
19104,718-1,250-2.32%
19205,0663480.71%
19305,9749081.66%
19406,4354610.75%
19506,9415060.76%
19607,7407991.10%
19708,9221,1821.43%
198010,9662,0442.08%
199011,9529860.86%
200013,5071,5551.23%
201015,8302,3231.60%
201116,1052751.74%
201216,045-60-0.37%
201316,2201751.09%
201416,310900.55%
201516,6553452.12%
201616,722670.40%
201716,818960.57%
201817,5687504.46%
201917,8632951.68%
202018,1582951.65%
202118,4532951.62%
202218,7482951.60%

Brenham Population by Year