Brenham Living

Cost of Living


  City of Brenham Washington County
  Number Percent Number Percent
Home Value        
  Owner-occupied units 3,232 100.0% 8,783 100.0%
    Less than $50,000 325 10.% 1,086 12.4%
    $50,000 to $99,999 787 24.4% 1,653 18.8%
    $100,000 to $149,999 849 26.3% 1,841 21.0%
    $150,000 to $199,999 527 16.3% 1,283 14.6%
    $200,000 to $299,999 614 19.0% 1,749 19.9%
    $300,000 to $499,999 130 4.0% 689 7.8%
    $500,000 to $999,999 0 0.0% 405 4.6%
    $1,000,000 or more 0 0.0% 34 0.9%
    Median (dollars) $124,000 -- $141,700 --
         
Monthly Owner Costs        
  Housing units with a mortgage 1,468 100.0% 3,598 100.0%
    Less than $300 0 0.0% 14 0.4%
    $300 to $499 21 1.4% 21  0.6%
    $500 to $699 71 4.8% 196 5.4%
    $700 to $999 489 33.3% 833 23.2%
    $1,000 to $1,499 559 38.1% 1,371 38.1%
    $1,500 to $1,999 179 12.2% 635 17.6%
    $2,000 or more 149 10.1% 528 14.7%
    Median (dollars) $1,120 -- $1,223 --
  Housing units without a mortgage 1,764 100.0% 5,185 100.0%
    Less than $100 26 1.5% 97 1.9%
    $100 to $199 63 3.6% 285 5.5%
    $200 to $299 203 11.5% 773 14.9%
    $300 to $399 418 23.7% 867 16.7%
    $400 or more 1,054 59.8% 3,163 61.0%
    Median (dollars) $445 -- $461 --
         
Monthly Owner Costs as a Percentage of Household Income        
  Housing units with a mortgage 1,356 100.0% 3,473 100.0%
    Less than 20.0 percent 688 50.7% 1,426 41.1%
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 160 11.8% 557 16.0%
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 143 10.5% 327 9.4%
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 79 5.8% 352 10.1%
    35.0 percent or more 286 21.1% 811 23.4%
  Housing units without a mortgage 1,723 100.0% 5,076 100.0%
    Less than 10.0 percent 678 39.3% 2,097 41.3%
    10.0 to 14.9 percent 403 23.4% 1,095 21.6%
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 188 10.9% 792 15.6%
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 83 4.8% 270 5.3%
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 76 4.4% 180 3.5%
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 124 7.2% 200 3.9%
    35.0 percent or more 171 9.9% 442 8.7%
         
Gross Rent        
  Occupied units paying rent 1,823 100.0% 2,733 100.0%
    Less than $200 12 0.7% 21 0.8%
    $200 to $299 113 6.2% 151 5.5%
    $300 to $499 117 6.4% 209 7.6%
    $500 to $749 302 16.6% 739 27.0%
    $750 to $999 782 42.9% 974 35.6%
    $1,000 to $1,499 383 21.0% 497 18.2%
    $1,500 or more 114 6.3% 142 5.2%
    Median (dollars) $833 -- $791 --
         
Gross Rent as a Percentage of Household Income        
  Occupied units paying rent 1,725 100.0% 2,635 100.0%
    Less than 15.0 percent 219 12.7% 406 15.4%
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 325 18.8% 434 16.5%
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 258 15.0% 380 14.4%
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 204 11.8% 343 13.0%
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 97 5.6% 126 4.8%
    35.0 percent or more 622 36.1% 946 35.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2014