Bryan–College Station

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Bryan–College Station
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Map of Texas highlighting the Bryan–College Station metropolitan area
Map of Texas highlighting the Bryan–College Station metropolitan area
Country United States
State Texas
Principal cities
Area
 • Urban71.4 sq mi (185 km2)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Urban178,111 (197th)
 • Urban density2,399/sq mi (926/km2)
 • MSA251,252 (190th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Bryan–College Station is a metropolitan area centering on the twin cities of Bryan and College Station in the Brazos Valley region of Texas. The 2010 census placed the population of the three county metropolitan area at 255,519.[2]

The area's economic and social life is centered on the main campus of Texas A&M University in College Station; thus, the area is popularly known as "Aggieland" in reference to the Aggies nickname for the university's sports teams and students.

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Metropolitan Statistical Area[edit]

The College Station–Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) encompasses three counties: Brazos, Burleson, and Robertson. The College Station–Bryan MSA encompasses 2,123 sq mi (5,524 km2) of area, of which 2,100 sq mi (5,439 km2) is land and 33.5 sq mi (87 km2) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
196044,895
197057,97829.1%
198093,58861.4%
1990121,86230.2%
2000184,88551.7%
2010228,66023.7%
Est. 2012234,5012.6%

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". 2012 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Archived from the original on July 22, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates (CSV)|format= requires |url= (help). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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