Brazoria County is located along the Texas Gulf Coast and is part of the greater Houston area. The region is rapidly growing with a population increase of nearly 30% between 2000 and 2010 and an increase of almost 18% between 2010 and 2020.
As the population has grown, it has also become more diverse, with an increase in minority populations.
White, not Hispanic or Latino: 67.7%
Hispanic or Latino: 31%
Black or African American: 14.4%
American Indian and Alaskan Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Two or More Races: 6.1%
Some Other Race: 4.4%
The Brazoria County labor force has grown alongside the population. The majority of residents are of working age (16 and Over) with the largest concentration in the 25-54 age bracket and a median age of 36.
71.1% of Brazoria County residents 25+ are high school graduates or higher and 32% hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income is significantly higher than the State of Texas Average, by almost $20,000, which is projected to continue to increase.
Source: Texas A&M Real Estate, March 2023
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Source: JobsEQ, Texas A&M Real Estate (March, 2023), US Census