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Brazos County
  • County in Texas

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Brazos County is located in Texas with a population of 234,548. 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.

About

Population
234,548

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$260,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,120
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    28%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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