A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,500
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$813
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    291
    273
  • Murder
    6
    6
  • Rape
    67
    41
  • Robbery
    78
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    537
    525
  • Theft
    2,450
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    149
    263

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,312
National
$53,889
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Bryan Reviews

104 reviews
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Bryan, Texas has a small-town feel, but big-town opportunities. We are adjacent to College Station, home of Texas A&M University. As such, we have enormous support and ties with the University and all the cultural, academic, research and development that comes with a world class school. Our public and private schools are top-notch and we have an incredible homeschool community with so many options for classes, co-ops, sports, fine arts, and more, that students and families have a hard time deciding what to leave out! The community feel of Bryan, Texas with the pastoral countryside, various festivals, shows, concerts, and charity events, make it the best place to live in not only Texas, but the world!
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The historical downtown are is very cute- with lots of restaurants, shops, and community events on the first Friday every month! The city can have it's rougher areas, but the diversity provides opportunities for anyone wanting to move to a city with a small-town feel.
Coming from Austin to BCS it was definitely a big difference, but I've learned to love this little town. Everyone is so friendly specially around campus. I feel like I fit in because everyone seems to have a dog here and loves the Aggies as much as I do!