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College Station is a city in Brazos County.
The community was named for the railway stop serving the university.
The latitude of College Station is 30.627N. The longitude is -96.334W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 338 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 73,536.
Sections below provide additional information and links about College Station 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 77840 ZIP code.
19% of College Station residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the College Station ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in College Station was $15,170, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of College Station residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in College Station, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,185.
Libraries in College Station include College Station Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in College Station include Bryan-College Station Eagle
TV stations in College Station include KAMU.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KAMU-FM.
Brazos County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our College Station political report.
The average commute time for College Station workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in College Station between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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