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Population (year 2000): 13,507. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,161 (+4.8% change)
Males: 6,366 (47.1%), Females: 7,141 (52.9%)

Washington County

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $32,198 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,000 (year 2000)

Brenham, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Brenham:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.5%)
  • Black (21.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.2%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Vietnamese (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.5%), Irish (7.2%), English (7.0%), Polish (4.1%), United States (3.7%), Czech (3.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 8.8 square miles

Brenham,

For population 25 years and over in Brenham

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brenham city

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

5.1% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,352 (+11.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Station, TX College (30.9 miles www.TripAdvisor.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (74.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX Burton, (13.8 miles TX (15.0 miles Industry, TX Somerville, (15.6 miles TX (17.6 miles Bellville, TX (20.0 miles Carmine, Round Top, TX (21.6 miles) , TX Hempstead, (22.2 miles TX (23.2 miles Snook,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $115,400

Latitude: 30.16 N, Longitude: 96.40 W

Area code: 979

Brenham, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.9%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,693 (+42.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,229 (75.2%)

Crime in Brenham by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 7.4 0.0 0.0 22.2 0.0
Rapes 7 15 15 9 10 6
    per 100,000 51.8 111.1 111.1 66.6 74.0 44.4
Robberies 8 7 11 10 7 7
    per 100,000 59.2 51.8 81.4 74.0 51.8 51.8
Assaults 47 75 73 80 60 55
    per 100,000 348.0 555.3 540.5 592.3 444.2 407.2
Burglaries 106 183 113 152 136 131
    per 100,000 784.8 1354.9 836.6 1125.3 1006.9 969.9
Thefts 414 566 474 457 418 325
    per 100,000 3065.1 4190.4 3509.3 3383.4 3094.7 2406.2
Auto thefts 39 33 34 61 35 23
    per 100,000 288.7 244.3 251.7 451.6 259.1 170.3
308.7 460.4 396.0 417.6 371.2 292.5

Average climate in Brenham, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brenham,

Brenham-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1950, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Brenham city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/10/2000, a category 3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Roderick Green - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Apr 26, 1982).


Hospital/medical center in Brenham:
  • TRINITY COMMUNITY MED CENTER OF BREHAM (700 MEDICAL PARKWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Brenham:
  • BELLVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BELLVILLE, TX)
  • GRIMES ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 27 miles; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • BURLESON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 31 miles; CALDWELL, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brenham:
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 30 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; ID: CLL)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 75 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 87 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brenham:
  • BRENHAM MUNI (about 5 miles; BRENHAM, TX; ID: 11R)
  • GRAWUNDER FIELD (about 20 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; ID: 06R)
  • NAVASOTA MUNI (about 25 miles; NAVASOTA, TX; ID: 60R)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 13 $43,904 $40,526 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $13,576 $40,728 3 $3,162
Police Protection - Officers 30 $100,137 $40,054 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $38,834 $35,846 3 $2,694
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $830
Streets and Highways 17 $35,493 $25,053 1 $237
Health 5 $14,061 $33,746 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 17 $36,830 $25,997 1 $283
Sewerage 13 $43,459 $40,116 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $37,722 $25,148 47 $20,925
Other and Unallocable 16 $40,795 $30,596 1 $562
Local Libraries 5 $10,922 $26,212 3 $1,610
Firefighters 9 $28,921 $38,561 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $20,683 $35,456 0 $0
Gas Supply 5 $12,965 $31,116 0 $0
Electric Power 11 $39,651 $43,255 0 $0
Other Government Administration 29 $116,932 $48,385 0 $0
Totals for Government 212 $634,884 $35,936 60 $30,303
College/University in Brenham:
  • BLINN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,448; Location: 902 COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: www.blinncol.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Brenham:
  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; FT enrollment: 41,117)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 63 miles; WHARTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 10,429)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 71 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 71 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,595)
Public high school in Brenham:
  • BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,570; Location: 711 MANSFIELD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Brenham:
  • BRENHAM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76; Location: 504 E 6TH ST PO BOX 696; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brenham:
  • BRENHAM J H (Students: 730; Location: 711 MANSFIELD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BRENHAM MIDDLE (Students: 668; Location: 1600 S HORTON; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • BRENHAM EL (Students: 614; Location: 201 E SIXTH; Grades: PK - 04)
  • KRAUSE ELEMENTARY (Students: 605; Location: 2201 E STONE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ALTON EL (Students: 587; Location: 304 KERR; Grades: PK - 04)
  • SUCCESS BOUND 7TH & 8TH GRADES (Students: 25; Location: 1301 S MAKET ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FIVE OAKS (Students: 15; Location: P O BOX 1147; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • BRENHAM ALTERNATIVE (Students: 12; Location: 1301 S MARKET ST; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • SUCCESS BOUND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 1301 S MARKET ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Brenham:
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 302 PAHL ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 1212 JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAULS CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 305 WEST THIRD STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Brenham:
  • NANCY CAROL ROBERTS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $290,247; Location: 100 W ACADEMY ST; 42,194 books; 665 audio materials; 5 video materials; 68 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Brenham: East Brenham Historict District (A), Santa Fe Railway Company Freight Depot (B), Southern Pacific Railroad Freight Depot (C), Brenham Water Works (D), Schmidt House (E), Schlenker-Kolwes House (F), F W Schuerenberg House (G), Becker-Hildebrandt House (H), Reichardt-Low House (I), W E Seelhorst House (J), Almot Schlenker House (K), R A Schuerenberg House (L), Blue Bell Creameries Complex (M), US Post Office and Federal Building (N), Pampell-Day House (O), Edgar Matchett House (P), Edmund Holle House (Q), Brenham High School Gymnasium (R), Brockschmidt-Miller House (S), Giddings-Stone Mansion (T).

Churches in Brenham include: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A), Synagogue B'nai Abraham (B), Mount Zion Methodist Church (C).

Cemeteries: HIC Cemetery (1), Prairie Lea Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Camptown Cemetery (4), Willow Grove Cemetery (5).

Parks in Brenham include: Hattie Powers Park (1), Jackson Park (2), Firemans Park (3), Brenham Sports Complex (4).


Brenham compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Brenham:
  • KWHI (1280 AM; 1 kW; BRENHAM, TX)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KWBC (1550 AM; 5 kW; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Brenham:
  • K259AH (91.9 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KULF (94.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZB (105.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, TX; Owner: FARMERS COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTTX (106.1 FM; BRENHAM, TX; Owner: TOM S. WHITEHEAD, INC.)
  • KMBV (92.5 FM; NAVASOTA, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPVU (91.3 FM; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Owner: PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY)
  • KNRG (92.3 FM; NEW ULM, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON TR/AS NEW ULM BROADCASTING CO.)
TV broadcast stations around Brenham:
  • K35DI (Channel 35; SOMERVILLE, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMAY-LP (Channel 23; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)

 

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