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Brewster County, Texas

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Brewster County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 9,267
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 9,267
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 9,232
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,232
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.1%
Female persons, percent
49.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
92.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
45.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
50.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 836
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 6.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 5,548
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 54.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $113,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,385
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $331
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $617
Building permits, 2018 9
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 3,932
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.32
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 80.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 37.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 81.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 67.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 35.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 16.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
19.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 59.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 54.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 31,457
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 29,952
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,860
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 87,727
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,417
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 13.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $38,906
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $26,073
Persons in poverty, percent
14.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 282
Total employment, 2016 2,648
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 68,647
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 4.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,069
All firms, 2012 837
Men-owned firms, 2012 412
Women-owned firms, 2012 351
Minority-owned firms, 2012 242
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 551
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 39
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 751
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 6,183.73
FIPS Code 48043
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, 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.

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