Brewster County, TX Demographics

The total population of Brewster County is estimated to be 9,454 with 4,578 males (48.42%) and 4,876 females (51.58%). There are 298 more females than males in Brewster County.
The median household income in Brewster County was $52,618 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,291(2.52%) from $51,327 in 2020. This income is 70.53% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Brewster County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $65,801. Overall, the median household income for the county of Brewster County stands at $52,618.
In Brewster County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $44,004 for males and $28,761 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $58,293 for males and $50,381 for females.
In Brewster County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, Two or More Races households report a median household income of $78,127, followed by White households at $52,272, and American Indian and Alaska Native households with a median household income of $2,701.
In 2022, the population of Brewster County was 9,343, a 1.23% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Brewster County's population was 9,459, a decline of 0.98% compared to a population of 9,553 in 2020.
The median age in Brewster County, TX is 44.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.31% were under the age of 15, 14.75% aged 15 to 29, 45.85% aged 30 to 64, 20.38% aged 65 to 84, and 2.72% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Brewster County population: 80.73% are White, 0.28% are Black or African American, 0.82% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.89% are Asian, 4.77% are some other race and 9.50% are multiracial.