Brookshire, TX Population

Population: 3,450. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,601 (+4.4% change)
Males: 1,701 (49.3%), Females: 1,749 (50.7%)

Waller County

Zip code: 77423

Median resident age: 28.5 years
Median household income: $29,461
Median house value: $54,300

Races in Brookshire:

  • Black (38.2%)
  • Hispanic (37.2%)
  • Other race (26.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.5%), Irish (3.9%), United States (3.2%), English (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 161 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Brookshire

  • High school or higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookshire city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

16.2% Foreign born (15.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +521 (+17.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Brookshire:

  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; KATY, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST CATHERINE HEALTH & WELLNES (about 15 miles; KATY, TX)
  • POLLY RYON HOSP AUTHORITY (about 20 miles; RICHMOND, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Brookshire:

  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 58 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Brookshire:

  • MIKESKA FIELD (about 7 miles; BROOKSHIRE, TX; Abbreviation: 12R)
  • WESTHEIMER AIR PARK (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: O07)
  • HAPPY LANDINGS (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: 2H5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookshire:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 35 miles; WHARTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,124)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 40 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,541)

Schools

Public high school in Brookshire:

  • ROYAL H S (Students: 381; Location: 2520 DURKIN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Brookshire:

  • ROYAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 685; Location: 2520 DURKIN RD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • ROYAL MIDDLE (Students: 351; Location: 2520 DURKIN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)

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