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Bryan is a city in Brazos County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for William Joel Bryan, settler.

The latitude of Bryan is 30.674N. The longitude is -96.369W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 374 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 67,774.


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Median household income
Local
$31,672
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bryan demographic reports
Once the site of large cotton plantations
Public transportation: Brazos Transit District (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 611. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Linda Ellerbee, news commentator
Local festivals include:
  • Texas Reds: Steak & Grape Festival - June 16, 2007
  • Brazos Valley Worldfest - Nov. 17, 2007
  • ZiegenBock Music Festival - Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bryan web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park, Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 87

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bryan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brazos County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bryan-College Station area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77803 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Bryan residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bryan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bryan was $15,770, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Bryan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Bryan include East Side Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bryan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.


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Libraries in Bryan include Bryan/College Station Public Library System, Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bryan include Bryan-College Station Eagle

TV stations in Bryan include KBTX, KYLE.

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Politics

Brazos County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bryan political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Bryan workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bryan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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