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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D
  12. Commute
    B
Brooks County is located in Texas with a population of 7,251. In Brooks County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Brooks County and residents tend to be liberal.
Population
7,251

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$61,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$602
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Brooks County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    284.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,420.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,353.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    13%

Working in Brooks County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$24,794
National
$55,322

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