Brazos County

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Brazos County, Texas

300 E 26th St Suite 120
Bryan, TX 77803
Phone: (979) 361-4135
Fax: (979) 361-4125

In east-central TX, northwest of Houston; organized Jan 30, 1841 (prior to statehood) from Washington County. Name Origin: For the Brazos River, which forms its western border; Spanish 'arms' or 'forks' as forks in a river

Area (sq mi):: 590.29 (land 585.78; water 4.51) Population per square mile: 266.80
Population 2005: 156,305 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 25.10% Population 2000: 152,415 (White 66.00%; Black or African American 10.70%; Hispanic or Latino 17.90%; Asian 4.00%; Other 10.90%). Foreign born: 10.30%. Median age: 23.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,212; median household $29,104; Population below poverty level: 26.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,709-$21,741
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 16.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.00%

Cities with population over 10,000:

  • College Station (72,186)
  • Bryan County seat (66,316)

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