Brenham, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 13,507. Estimated population in 2021: 14,161 (+4.8% change)
Males: 6,366 (47.1%), Females: 7,141 (52.9%)

Washington County

Zip codes: 77833.

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

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%).

Land area: 8.8 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brenham:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 30 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 75 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 87 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brenham:

  • BRENHAM MUNI (about 5 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Abbreviation: 11R)
  • GRAWUNDER FIELD (about 20 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 06R)
  • NAVASOTA MUNI (about 25 miles; NAVASOTA, TX; Abbreviation: 60R)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 63 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,429)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 71 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 71 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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