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 2018:370,200More data
Estimate 2017:362,700 
Estimate 2016:353,778 
Estimate 2015:345,617 
Estimate 2014:337,698 
Estimate 2013:329,986 
Estimate 2012:324,284 
Estimate 2011:319,159 
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:26,827 
Angleton city:19,565 
Bailey's Prairie village:779 
Bonney village:364 
Brazoria city:3,112 
Brookside Village city:1,595 
Clute city:11,682 
Danbury city:1,772 
Freeport city:12,195 
Hillcrest village:720 
Holiday Lakes town:1,225 
Iowa Colony village:1,896 
Jones Creek village:2,106 
Lake Jackson city:27,533 
Liverpool city:527 
Manvel city:11,535 
Oyster Creek city:1,163 
Pearland city (pt.):115,891 
Quintana town:96 
Richwood city:3,949 
Sandy Point city:239 
Surfside Beach city:580 
Sweeny city:3,743 
West Columbia city:3,883 
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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:31.1%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:14.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:7.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:46.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:14.0%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.5%More data
65 and Older:11.8%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:35.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$45,925More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$16,645,867,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$80,840More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:9.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:11.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:87.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:29.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$59,130More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$56,629 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$53,955 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$54,161 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$51,942 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:5.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:5.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.427914More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$46,196,173,154More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$29,527,749,586More data
Total Actual Levy:$127,970,292More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$34,121,821More data
CY 2017:$33,703,053 
CY 2016:$31,581,714 
CY 2015:$28,262,752 
CY 2014:$22,208,774 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:209.075More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:235.704More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.375More data
Frontage Roads:51.917More data
On-System Subtotal:497.071More data
City Streets:1,068.636More data
Certified County Roads:1,124.381More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.147More data
Federal Roads:14.524More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,207.688More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,704.759More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:744.160More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:523.884More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.750More data
Frontage Roads:103.091More data
On-System Subtotal:1,371.885More data
City Streets:2,208.423More data
Certified County Roads:2,253.034More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.588More data
Federal Roads:15.707More data
Off-System Subtotal:4,477.752More data
County Total:5,849.637More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Brazoria County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.