Brazoria County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:354,195More data
Estimate 2015:345,661 
Estimate 2014:337,777 
Estimate 2013:330,091 
Estimate 2012:324,373 
Estimate 2011:319,258 
Census 2010:313,166More data
Census 2000:241,767More data
Population of the County Seat (Angleton)
Census 2010:18,862 
Census 2000:18,130 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Alvin city:26,164More data
Angleton city:19,491More data
Bailey's Prairie village:773More data
Bonney village:346More data
Brazoria city:3,071More data
Brookside Village city:1,579More data
Clute city:11,586More data
Danbury city:1,780More data
Freeport city:12,153More data
Hillcrest village:737More data
Holiday Lakes town:1,165More data
Iowa Colony village:1,303More data
Jones Creek village:2,069More data
Lake Jackson city:27,529More data
Liverpool city:501More data
Manvel city:8,939More data
Oyster Creek city:1,126More data
Pearland city (pt.):107,574More data
Quintana town:68More data
Richwood city:3,898More data
Sandy Point city:226More data
Surfside Beach city:561More data
Sweeny city:3,766More data
West Columbia city:3,933More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,357.7More data
Water Area:250.9More data
Total Area:1,608.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:230.66More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:77.47More data
Percent Rural:22.53More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:30.0%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:76.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:13.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:6.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:48.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:13.1%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.7%More data
65 and Older:11.4%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$43,842More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$15,528,652,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$74,510More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:13.1%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:86.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:28.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$53,955More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$54,161 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$51,942 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$48,785 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$47,407 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.457405More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$36,329,188,310More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$26,197,682,944More data
Total Actual Levy:$119,750,782More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$31,581,714More data
CY 2015:$28,262,752 
CY 2014:$22,208,774 
CY 2013:$20,703,535 
CY 2012:$18,025,478 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:208.890More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:236.447More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.376More data
Frontage Roads:50.056More data
On-System Subtotal:495.769More data
City Streets:1,070.999More data
Certified County Roads:1,154.757More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.146More data
Federal Roads:14.524More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,240.426More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,736.195More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:741.119More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:525.298More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.752More data
Frontage Roads:98.779More data
On-System Subtotal:1,365.948More data
City Streets:2,218.246More data
Certified County Roads:2,315.630More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.584More data
Federal Roads:15.707More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,550.167More data
County Total:5,916.115More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazoria County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Brazoria County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Brazoria County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Brazoria County»

Special Districts in Brazoria County.
School Districts in Brazoria County.
History of City Tax Rates in Brazoria County.

Airports in Brazoria County.
Hospitals in Brazoria County.
Prisons in Brazoria County.