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Overview

Introduction to Bryan, Texas

Bryan, Texas, in Brazos county, is 86 miles E of Austin, Texas. The city is part of the Bryan- College Station metropolitan statistical area.

Bryan History

The surrounding area of Bryan was a part of a Spanish land grant to Moses Austin. Moses Austin's son, Stephen F. Austin, initiated settlement in the region by bringing settlers to this area. The present day city of Bryan was originally founded in the year 1821. It expanded quickly when the Houston and Texas Central Railroad arrived in 1860. The city of Bryan was incorporated in 1871.

Bryan and nearby Attractions

  • Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
  • Travis Park
  • Haswell Memorial Park
  • Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley
  • Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History
  • Bronco Stadium

Things To Do In Bryan

There are many parks in the city where visitors can participate in a variety of physical activities. The Ridgecrest Shopping Center and the Townshire Shopping Center are popular local shopping spots.

Bryan Transportation

George Bush Intercontinental Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Bryan Higher Education

The colleges that offer higher education to residents of the city are Texas A & M University and Blinn College.

Demographics

People

Total Population80,552
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens9.9%
Employed Population 16+37,970
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married41.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,555
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,468
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,352

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,153
% Above Poverty Level75.6%
% Below Poverty Level24.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$833
Median House Value$127,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.1%
German10.9%
Irish7.3%
English5.5%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian2%
Czech1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Polish1.1%
African0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Arab0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Syrian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Bryan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Brazos County
Standard Zip Codes77801, 77802, 77803, 77807, 77808
P.O. Box Zip Codes77805, 77806
Phone Area Codes979
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.64
Approximate Longitude-96.36

Bryan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOLLEGE STATION ETRWD AP
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp40 to 61 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 96 F
Oct Temp59 to 82 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches
StationSOMERVILLE DAM
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 61 F
Apr Temp56 to 79 F
Jul Temp73 to 97 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationMADISONVILLE
Distance33 miles
Jan Temp36 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 79 F
Jul Temp71 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 82 F
Annual Precip44 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Caldwell4,247$53,750
College Station104,684$72,047
Hearne4,453$49,083
Snook500$53,125
Somerville1,456$48,438

Bryan Public Libraries

Bryan+college Station Public Library System
201 E 26TH ST
Bryan, Texas
(979) 209-5600

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Bryan Hospitals

Christus Dubuis Hospital Of Bryan
(Non-profit)
1600 Joseph Drive
The Physicians Centre Hospital
(Proprietary)
3131 University Drive East
St. Joseph Regional Health Center
(Non-profit)
2801 Franciscan Drive

Bryan Public Schools

Crockett El
401 Elm
ZIP: 77801
(979) 209-2960
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Alton Bowen El
3870 Copperfield Dr
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-1300
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
Brazos School For Inquiry And Creativity Bryan/col
410 Bethel Ln
ZIP: 77802
(979) 774-5032
Primary
Total Enrollment 134
Bryan Collegiate H S
1901 Villa Maria
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-2793
High
Total Enrollment 367
Disciplinary Alternative Educational Progam (daep)
1901 E Villa Maria
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-2760
Other
Total Enrollment 69
Harmony Science Academy - Bryan/college Station
2031 S Texas Ave
ZIP: 77802
(979) 260-6800
Other
Total Enrollment 491
Henderson El
801 Matous Dr
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-1560
Primary
Total Enrollment 523
Johnson El
3800 Oak Hill Dr
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-1460
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Sam Houston El
4501 Canterbury
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-1360
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Sam Rayburn
1048 N Earl Rudder Fwy
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-6600
Middle
Total Enrollment 777
Sul Ross El
3300 Pkwy Ter
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-1500
Primary
Total Enrollment 324
The Mary Catherine Harris School-school Of Choice
1307 Memorial Dr
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-2811
High
Total Enrollment 279
Travis B Bryan H S
3450 Campus Dr
ZIP: 77802
(979) 209-2400
High
Total Enrollment 2001
Anson Jones El
1400 Pecan St
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3900
Primary
Total Enrollment 730
Arrow Academy - Save Our Streets Center
1700 Groesbeck St
ZIP: 77803
(979) 703-1810
Primary
Total Enrollment 76
Arthur L Davila Middle
2751 N Earl Rudder Fwy
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-7150
Middle
Total Enrollment 651
Ben Milam El
1201 Ridgedale
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3960
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Bonham El
3100 Wilkes Dr
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-1200
Primary
Total Enrollment 845
Brazos Co Juvenile Detention Center
1904 W Sh 21
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-2760
Other
Total Enrollment 24
Brazos County Jjaep
1904 W Sh 21
ZIP: 77803
(979) 823-3544
Other
Total Enrollment 9
Carver Early Childhood Center
1401 W M L K Jr St
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3700
Fannin El
1200 Baker Ave
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3800
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
Jane Long
1106 N Harvey Mitchell Pkwy
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1085
Kemp-carver El
750 Bruin Trace
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3760
Primary
Total Enrollment 899
Navarro El
4619 Northwood Dr
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-1260
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Neal El
801 W M L K St
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-3860
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
Stephen F Austin
801 S Ennis St
ZIP: 77803
(979) 209-6700
Middle
Total Enrollment 866
Mary Branch El
2040 W Villa Maria Rd
ZIP: 77807
(979) 209-2900
Primary
Total Enrollment 567
James Earl Rudder H S
3251 Austins Colony Pkwy
ZIP: 77808
(979) 209-7900
High
Total Enrollment 1559
Mitchell El
2500 Austins Colony Pkwy
ZIP: 77808
(979) 209-1400
Primary
Total Enrollment 413

Bryan Private Schools

St Michaels Academy
2500 S College Ave
ZIP: 77801
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 85
Aggieland Country School
1701 Brook Holllow Dr
ZIP: 77802
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Allen Academy
3201 Boonville Rd
ZIP: 77802
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 254
St Joseph Catholic School
600 S Coulter Dr
ZIP: 77803
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 358
Brazos Christian School
3000 W Villa Maria Rd
ZIP: 77807
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 357
Still Creek Christian School
6055 Hearne Rd
ZIP: 77808
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 67
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