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Brazoria County, Texas

   People QuickFactsBrazoria CountyTexas
Population, 2005 estimate 278,48422,859,968
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 15.2%9.6%
Population, 2000 241,76720,851,820
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 7.8%8.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 27.5%27.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 8.9%9.9%
Female persons, percent, 2005 48.5%50.2%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)84.3%83.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)10.1%11.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.6%0.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)3.8%3.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.2%1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)24.9%35.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 60.1%49.2%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 53.1%49.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 8.5%13.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 21.3%31.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.5%75.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 19.6%23.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 37,5173,605,542
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 28.025.4
 
Housing units, 2005 105,4089,026,011
Homeownership rate, 2000 74.0%63.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 15.4%24.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $88,500$82,500
 
Households, 2000 81,9547,393,354
Persons per household, 2000 2.822.74
Median household income, 2003 $51,541$39,967
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,021$19,617
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 11.5%16.2%
   Business QuickFactsBrazoria CountyTexas
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 4,141491,0922
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 64,8008,118,4832
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 6.4%1.1%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 17,5531,581,7341
 
Total number of firms, 2002 18,3211,734,509
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.2%5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 1.1%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.7%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 14.0%18.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.2%27.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 13,227,962310,815,965
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 780,574397,405,111
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,143,093228,694,755
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $8,341$10,528
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 184,44829,914,774
Building permits, 2005 4,688210,611
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 820,038141,858,4802
   Geography QuickFactsBrazoria CountyTexas
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1,386261,797
Persons per square mile, 2000 174.479.6
FIPS Code 03948
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metro Area 

1: The 2004 Nonemployer totals may be low due to late tax reporting in hurricane-impacted counties/regions in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:20 EST

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