Brazoria, Texas

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Brazoria is a city of Brazoria County in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city population was 2,787.

Brazoria was originally founded as a port for Stephen F. Austin's colony.[citation needed]

It had a population of 776 in 1950.[citation needed]



Brazoria is located at 29°2′50″N 95°34′3″W / 29.04722°N 95.5675°W / 29.04722; -95.5675 (29.047216, -95.567625)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,787 people, 1,063 households, and 736 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,489.4 people per square mile (575.4/km²). There were 1,166 housing units at an average density of 623.1/sq mi (240.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.95% White, 10.30% African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 5.38% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.37% of the population.

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