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Brookshire is a city in Waller County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The latitude of Brookshire is 29.785N. The longitude is -95.95W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,533.


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Median household income
Local
$29,461
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brookshire demographic reports
Developed with the opening of the MKT Railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dobie Gray, singer and actor
Brookshire attractions: Lilypons Water Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Waller County Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Brookshire demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waller County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77423 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Brookshire residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brookshire ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brookshire was $12,235, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Brookshire residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brookshire, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $757.


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Libraries in Brookshire include Waller County Library Brookshire-Pattison ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brookshire include Brookshire Times Tribune

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

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

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