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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    C
  3. Nightlife
    A+
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    A-
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    A+
Brazos County is located in Texas with a population of 219,193. Brazos County is one of the best places to live in Texas. In Brazos County, most residents rent their homes. In Brazos County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Brazos County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brazos County are above average.
Population
219,193

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$930
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    182.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    53.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    59.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    324.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,723.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    120.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    27%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

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Brazos County Reviews

2 reviews
It is a very good county, with nice people and lots of things to do. Bryan and College Station are located in the middle of major cities like; Houston, Austin and Dallas. So, it is a growing area.
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Hello, my name is Esther and I live here in Brazos County for 20 years .
I have seen the true growth of the county.