Brazos County, Texas Population 2021

Brazos County, Texas's estimated population is 236,071 with a growth rate of 1.47% 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 20.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021236,0713,4301.47%
2020232,6413,4301.50%
2019229,2113,4301.52%
2018225,7811,8640.83%
2017223,9174,1781.90%
2016219,7393,4811.61%
2015216,2587,2833.49%
2014208,9754,8592.38%
2013204,1163,8561.93%
2012200,2602,8101.42%
2011197,4501,7840.91%
2010195,66673,80460.56%
1990121,86228,27430.21%
198093,58835,61061.42%
197057,97813,08329.14%
196044,8956,50516.94%
195038,39011,41342.31%
194026,9775,14223.55%
193021,835-140-0.64%
192021,9753,05616.15%
191018,919600.32%
190018,8592,20913.27%
189016,6503,07422.64%
188013,5764,37147.49%
18709,2056,429231.59%
18602,7762,162352.12%
18506140.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.47%
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State
Founded
1843
County Seat
2010 Population
195,666
Growth Since 2010
20.65%
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Brazos County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White171,18976.77%
Black or African American23,80710.68%
Asian13,7116.15%
Some Other Race6,7203.01%
Two or More Races6,6332.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native7980.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1230.06%
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Brazos County, Texas Population by Race

Brazos County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Brazos County, Texas Median Age

26.5


Total

26


Male

27


Female

Brazos County, Texas Adults

There are 177,136 adults, (19,786 of whom are seniors) in Brazos County, Texas.

Brazos County, Texas Age Dependency

41.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brazos County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

110,352

49.49%

Male

112,629

50.51%

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
Married73.6%26.4%
All47.1%52.9%
Female41.4%58.6%
Male41%59%
Non Family25.2%74.8%

47.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brazos County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All79,4122.6147.1
Non Family34,6191.7425.2
Married31,5063.2773.6
Female9,9803.2941.4
Male3,3073.3441

3.18

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Brazos County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,2516.11%
9th to 12th Grade7,9436.70%
High School Graduate22,77619.21%
Some College23,33919.68%
Associates Degree7,8316.60%
Bachelors Degree26,41122.27%
Graduate Degree23,02819.42%
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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
White68,40865,49635,791
Hispanic27,42417,5684,801
Black13,35311,4972,408
Asian7,4787,0275,881
Other Race3,7832,270498
2+ Races2,7692,489748
Native American353250121
Islander10072

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.64%.

Brazos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,070$44,088$31,437
Less Than 9th Grade$24,294$28,329$16,480
High School Graduate$30,375$36,432$24,901
Some College$33,283$40,312$29,285
Bachelors Degree$47,087$54,916$41,845
Graduate Degree$61,275$77,352$50,291

$38,070

Average Earnings

$44,088

Average Male

$31,437

Average Female

Brazos County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brazos County, Texas Language by Age

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Brazos County, Texas Language

75.81% of Brazos County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.61% of the population.

Brazos County, Texas Language

Brazos County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White115,64025,40921.97%
Hispanic52,95112,66623.92%
Black22,2397,30432.84%
Asian12,6064,15232.94%
Other6,4592,42137.48%
Multiple6,0841,72428.34%
Islander1031211.65%

24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.95%

Male Poverty Rate

24.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brazos County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brazos County, Texas is Other, with 37.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brazos County, Texas is Islander, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.95%.

Brazos County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.33%
High School16.99%
Some College11.50%
Bachelors or Greater6.82%

Brazos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.03%
Female Unemployed38.65%
Female Employed18.85%
Male Employed13.75%

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$49,181$73,324
Families$72,223$96,734
Married Families$92,241$118,191
Non Families$27,871$40,617
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Income by Household Type

Brazos County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brazos County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Brazos County, Texas Marital Status

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8,371

Number of Veterans

7,466

Male Veterans

905

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,765
Vietnam2,297
First Gulf War1,946
Korea598
World War II235

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,240
65 to 741,860
18 to 341,747
75+1,386
55 to 641,138

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4495.39%
Hispanic9202.31%
Black5423.16%
2+ Races2836.27%
Asian650.57%
Other Race320.63%

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Race

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brazos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

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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64.95%

Born in Brazos County, Texas

86.58%

Native Born

13.42%

Foreign Born

9.48%

Non Citizen

3.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.58% of Brazos County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 64.95% having been born in Texas. 9.48% 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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