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Brazoria County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 241,767
  • Males: 124,722
  • Females: 117,045

Ethnicity:

  • White: 157,936
  • Black/African American: 19,973
  • Hispanic: 55,034
  • Native American/Eskimo: 904
  • Asian: 4,668
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 83
  • Other: 256
  • 2 or more: 2,913

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (175,710)
  2. Spanish (40,275)
  3. Vietnamese (1,210)
  4. German (700)
  5. French (590)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 20,597

  1. Mexico (12,970)
  2. Vietnam (974)
  3. India (573)
  4. El Salvador (479)
  5. Philippines (471)
  6. United Kingdom (433)
  7. Canada (414)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (48,342)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (43,797)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (12,073)
  4. Assemblies of God (3,576)
  5. Churches of Christ (3,523)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 63,388
    • Sensory: 7,457
    • Physical: 14,646
    • Mental: 8,112
    • Self-care: 4,176
    • Go outside home: 12,713
    • Employment: 16,942

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,887

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 81,954
    • Utility gas: 35,040
    • Bottled or LP gas: 7,820
    • Electricity: 38,207
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 135
    • Coal or Coke: 16
    • Wood: 274
    • Solar Energy: 11
    • Other fuel: 115
    • No fuel used: 336

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 155,792
    • No vehicle: 6,868
    • 1 or more vehicle: 148,924

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 2,448
    • No High School: 9,481
    • Some High School: 19,224
    • High School: 41,412
    • Some College: 39,265
    • Associate's Degree: 10,556
    • College Degree: 20,945
    • Master's Degree: 5,850
    • Professional Degree: 1,889
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,174

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 81,954
    • Owners with phone: 59,771
    • Owners without phone: 911
    • Renters with phone: 19,682
    • Renters without phone: 1,590

    10 closest counties:

    1. Fort Bend County, Texas
    2. Galveston County, Texas
    3. Harris County, Texas
    4. Matagorda County, Texas
    5. Wharton County, Texas
    6. Chambers County, Texas
    7. Waller County, Texas
    8. Montgomery County, Texas
    9. Austin County, Texas
    10. Liberty County, Texas

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    77422, 77430, 77431, 77463, 77480, 77486, 77511, 77512, 77515, 77516, 77531, 77534, 77541, 77542, 77566, 77577, 77578, 77581, 77583, 77584, 77588

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KFTG (88.1 FM) ALVIN, TX
    • KACC (89.7 FM) ALVIN, TX
    • KBRZ (1460 AM) FREEPORT, TX
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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