College Station–Bryan metropolitan area

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College Station-Bryan
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Map of Texas highlighting the Byran-College Station Metropolitan Area.
Map of Texas highlighting the Byran-College Station Metropolitan Area.
Country United States
State Texas
Principal cities
Area
 • Urban 71.4 sq mi (185 km2)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Urban 171,345 (197th)
 • Urban density 2,399/sq mi (926/km2)
 • MSA 234,501 (190th)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

The College Station-Bryan metropolitan statistical area is a metropolitan area in the Brazos Valley region of Texas that covers three counties: Brazos, Burleson, and Robertson. The 2010 Census placed the population at 228,660.[2]

The area's economic and social life is centered on Texas A&M University (located in College Station); thus, the area is popularly known as "Aggieland" (in reference to the nickname of Texas A&M University's sports teams, which is also used to refer to A&M students in general).

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Historical populations
Census Pop.
1960 44,895
1970 57,978 29.1%
1980 93,588 61.4%
1990 121,862 30.2%
2000 184,885 51.7%
2010 228,660 23.7%
Est. 2012 234,501 2.6%

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 184,885 people, 67,744 households, and 39,346 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 63.71% White, 30.27% African American, 0.38% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 8.30% from other races, and 1.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.32% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $30,339 and the median income for a family was $40,442. Males had a median income of $30,818 versus $21,951 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $15,847.

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Coordinates: 30°38′00″N 96°20′26″W / 30.633468°N 96.340556°W / 30.633468; -96.340556