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Demographics

Contact Information

Planning & Development Services P.O. Box 9960 | 1101 Texas Ave.College Station, TX 77842979.764.3570

January 2020 - Yearly Planning & Development Services collects and analyzes data related to long range and current planning projects, and responds to data requests from various city departments, public and private agencies, and citizens.

A 2018 Existing Conditions Report was prepared by city staff based on the 2010 Census and 2016 Census American Community Survey data. The report summarizes the information for ease of access by residents, property owners, business owners, and policy makers.

POPULATION ESTIMATES
>> Yearly Population Estimates (1990-Present) (PDF)
>> Current Monthly Population Estimates (PDF)

HISTORIC DEMOGRAPHIC DATA
>> 2010 Census Profile - General Demographic Characteristics (PDF)

GENERAL ECONOMIC DATA
>> Economic Indicators of the College Station-Bryan MSA (June 2019) (PDF)
>> Brazos Valley Workforce Development Board Profile (PDF)

REGIONAL PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS
>> Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
>> Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG)

RESOURCES & LINKS
>> U.S. Census Bureau
>> Texas State Data Center and Office of the State Demographer
>> Texas Workforce Commission

 


 

GENERAL CENSUS INFORMATION

>> Census 2020

    Congressional Representation
    Information collected by the Census is first used to determine congressional representation. The number of representatives a state has in the U.S. House of Representatives is based on population. Each congressional district represents about 650,000 people. It is important to have an accurate count to ensure that local areas have adequate representation at the federal level  
    Federal Funding
    States and cities receive federal funding, like the Community Development Block Grant, based on information collected by the Census. Different funds can be obtained for park development, sidewalk and utility repairs, and other municipal services that help us maintain College Station's high quality of life.
    City Services
    The City of College Station uses Census information to estimate future municipal service needs. Information from the Census provides baseline data to project future water needs, sewer capacity, police and fire personnel, and other essential services provided by the City.
    Local Growth and Development
    The information collected by the Census is also valuable to our local business community. It provides information that businesses and entrepreneurs use to decide how to best leverage themselves in the College Station market. Census information about population and income are used by businesses to make decisions about locating in the City of College Station.

If you would like further information please contact Planning & Development Services at 979.764.3570 or at cspds@cstx.gov.

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