Brazos County, Texas Population 2022

Brazos County, Texas's estimated population is 239,501 with a growth rate of 1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brazos County, Texas is the 25th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 195,666 and has seen a growth of 22.40% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18506140.00%
18602,7762,162352.12%
18709,2056,429231.59%
188013,5764,37147.49%
189016,6503,07422.64%
190018,8592,20913.27%
191018,919600.32%
192021,9753,05616.15%
193021,835-140-0.64%
194026,9775,14223.55%
195038,39011,41342.31%
196044,8956,50516.94%
197057,97813,08329.14%
198093,58835,61061.42%
1990121,86228,27430.21%
2010195,66673,80460.56%
2011197,4501,7840.91%
2012200,2602,8101.42%
2013204,1163,8561.93%
2014208,9754,8592.38%
2015216,2587,2833.49%
2016219,7393,4811.61%
2017223,9174,1781.90%
2018225,7811,8640.83%
2019229,2113,4301.52%
2020232,6413,4301.50%
2021236,0713,4301.47%
2022239,5013,4301.45%
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Brazos County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White170,15775.17%
Black or African American24,39010.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native5590.25%
Asian13,6906.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1470.06%
Some Other Race5,9302.62%
Two or More Races11,4975.08%
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Brazos County, Texas Population by Race

Brazos County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Brazos County, Texas Median Age

26.8


Total

26.2


Male

27.4


Female

Brazos County, Texas Adults

There are 179,732 adults, (20,810 of whom are seniors) in Brazos County, Texas.

Brazos County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brazos County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

112,188

49.56%

Male

114,182

50.44%

Brazos County, Texas Population by Age

Brazos County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brazos County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All47%53%
Male43.9%56.1%
Female38.1%61.9%
Non Family25.5%74.5%

47.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brazos County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All81,5142.5847
Married32,1973.2573.8
Male3,5033.4343.9
Female10,5213.2838.1
Non Family35,2931.6825.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Brazos County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6505.47%
9th to 12th Grade7,6026.25%
High School Graduate24,96020.52%
Some College24,13919.85%
Associates Degree7,9006.50%
Bachelors Degree27,15122.33%
Graduate Degree23,20919.08%
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Brazos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brazos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian7,5447,0955,875
White69,39966,52035,523
Native American330269138
2+ Races5,2654,1521,723
Other Race3,1222,340662
Black13,76712,1702,902
Hispanic28,53919,3625,230
Islander9948

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.88%.

Brazos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,031$47,362$32,295
Less Than 9th Grade$23,197$30,221$13,650
High School Graduate$30,843$33,693$25,254
Some College$35,692$41,811$31,156
Bachelors Degree$50,205$59,107$42,539
Graduate Degree$63,637$78,967$50,371

$40,031

Average Earnings

$47,362

Average Male

$32,295

Average Female

Brazos County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brazos County, Texas Language by Age

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Brazos County, Texas Language

76.38% of Brazos County, Texas residents speak only English, while 23.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.41% of the population.

Brazos County, Texas Language

Brazos County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22,9157,22931.55%
Asian12,6563,75129.64%
Multiple10,4942,74926.20%
White115,98324,46621.09%
Other1,987NaN%
Hispanic54,35213,73525.27%

23.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brazos County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brazos County, Texas is Black, with 31.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brazos County, Texas is Hispanic, with 25.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.39%.

Brazos County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.23%
High School17.65%
Some College10.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.93%

Brazos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.85%
Male Unemployed41.70%
Female Employed18.98%
Female Unemployed43.34%

Brazos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brazos County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,289$74,637
Families$71,971$98,321
Married Families$96,480$122,454
Non Families$28,928$41,070
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Income by Household Type

Brazos County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brazos County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Brazos 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 35-44.

Brazos County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Brazos County, Texas Marital Status

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8,400

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,943
First Gulf War1,669
Vietnam2,341
Korea757
World War II212

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,902
35 to 542,092
55 to 64985
65 to 741,847
75+1,574

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,3315.33%
Black7013.95%
Native American71.73%
Asian440.39%
Other Race661.54%
2+ Races2513.16%
Hispanic1,0822.64%

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Race

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brazos County, Texas Employment by Age

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Brazos County, Texas Employment by Race

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Brazos 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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64.97%

Born in Brazos County, Texas

87.20%

Native Born

12.80%

Foreign Born

8.67%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.20% of Brazos County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 64.97% having been born in Texas. 8.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brazos 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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