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Brazoria County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 1,357.7 square miles
Population Density 230.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 330,242
Population change 5.5%
Under 5 years of age 7.3%
Under 18 27%
65 and over 10.6%
Females 49.2%
White 78
Hispanic or Latino of any race 28.9
Asian 6%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 13.3%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.5%
Veterans 20,900
Households and Housing
Households 107,717
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.1%
Median household income $67,603
The per capita income $29,081
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 123,867
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $148,000
Residents owning their homes. 73.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 23,071
Women-owned firms 28.2%
Asian-owned firms 5.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 14.4%
Black-owned firms 9.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,958,757
Retail sales per capita $10,094
Manufacturers shipments $31,048,091
Merchant wholesaler sales $841,938