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 20% between 2010 and 2019.
As the population has grown, it has also become more diverse, with an increase in minority populations.
White, not Hispanic or Latino: 45.3%
Hispanic or Latino: 31.6%
Black or African American: 15.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native: 0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Two or More Races: 2.1%
The Brazoria county labor force has grown alongside the population. The majority of residents are of working age (18 - 64) with the largest concentration in the 35 - 54 age bracket and a median age of 35. 87.9% of Brazoria County residents 25+ are high school graduates or higher and 30% hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income is significantly higher than the State of Texas Average, by nearly $20,000, which is projected to continue to increase.
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