Brazoria County, Texas Population 2021

Brazoria County, Texas's estimated population is 385,018 with a growth rate of 1.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brazoria County, Texas is the 15th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 314,428 and has seen a growth of 22.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021385,0185,3771.42%
2020379,6415,3771.44%
2019374,2645,3771.46%
2018368,8877,0341.94%
2017361,8538,6982.46%
2016353,1557,9282.30%
2015345,2277,6572.27%
2014337,5707,6802.33%
2013329,8905,6661.75%
2012324,2245,0771.59%
2011319,1474,7191.50%
2010314,428122,72164.01%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
1.42%
County Website
State
Founded
1836
County Seat
2010 Population
314,428
Growth Since 2010
22.45%
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Brazoria County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White261,16472.41%
Black or African American50,43713.98%
Asian24,1106.68%
Some Other Race14,5224.03%
Two or More Races7,9962.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4010.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.01%
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Brazoria County, Texas Population by Race

Brazoria County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Brazoria County, Texas Median Age

35.8


Total

35.3


Male

36.4


Female

Brazoria County, Texas Adults

There are 265,058 adults, (41,745 of whom are seniors) in Brazoria County, Texas.

Brazoria County, Texas Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Brazoria County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

178,344

49.45%

Male

182,333

50.55%

Brazoria County, Texas Population by Age

Brazoria County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brazoria County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All72.1%27.9%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female55.2%44.8%
Non Family50.5%49.5%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brazoria County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All121,5232.8772.1
Married70,1243.585.7
Non Family32,6421.2150.5
Female13,0093.455.2
Male5,7483.3968.3

3.41

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Brazoria County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,6775.39%
9th to 12th Grade15,7306.68%
High School Graduate60,07325.52%
Some College56,12623.84%
Associates Degree20,1008.54%
Bachelors Degree46,21219.63%
Graduate Degree24,48210.40%
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Brazoria County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brazoria County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White121,424114,19537,537
Hispanic61,90244,7149,092
Black33,18230,91812,987
Asian16,27214,67310,344
Other Race8,6955,803708
2+ Races3,0082,762989
Native American1,5391,244117
Islander3431

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.57%.

Brazoria County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,576$62,941$41,346
Less Than 9th Grade$29,094$36,570$15,954
High School Graduate$37,909$52,105$26,319
Some College$50,956$63,898$37,893
Bachelors Degree$64,860$84,934$55,348
Graduate Degree$84,065$101,786$77,448

$52,576

Average Earnings

$62,941

Average Male

$41,346

Average Female

Brazoria County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brazoria County, Texas Language by Age

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Brazoria County, Texas Language

73.45% of Brazoria County, Texas residents speak only English, while 26.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.97% of the population.

Brazoria County, Texas Language

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic106,87013,72212.84%
White166,05811,3176.82%
Black46,2163,6207.83%
Other14,2272,32116.31%
Asian24,0211,2895.37%
Multiple7,9476708.43%
Native2,343401.71%
Islander4736.38%

8.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.54%

Male Poverty Rate

9.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brazoria County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brazoria County, Texas is Other, with 16.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brazoria County, Texas is Native, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.32%.

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.48%
High School10.18%
Some College6.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.20%
Male Unemployed17.47%
Female Employed4.98%
Male Employed3.84%

Brazoria County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brazoria County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,447$100,131
Families$94,650$113,327
Married Families$106,980$125,541
Non Families$43,769$59,940
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Income by Household Type

Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Brazoria County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Brazoria County, Texas Marital Status

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17,565

Number of Veterans

16,264

Male Veterans

1,301

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,925
First Gulf War4,291
Second Gulf War4,006
Korea879
World War II379

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,235
65 to 744,321
75+3,085
55 to 642,728
18 to 342,196

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14,5647.52%
Hispanic2,7093.68%
Black2,1335.70%
2+ Races2907.79%
Other Race2402.31%
Asian2271.27%
Native American905.15%
Islander2161.76%

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Race

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brazoria County, Texas Employment by Age

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Brazoria County, Texas Employment by Race

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Brazoria County, Texas 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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64.81%

Born in Brazoria County, Texas

86.85%

Native Born

13.15%

Foreign Born

6.31%

Non Citizen

6.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.85% of Brazoria County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 64.81% having been born in Texas. 6.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brazoria County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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