City of College Station, TX
College Station is located in Brazos County in Texas. The median income is $30,806 and the median home value is $177,300. The unemployment rate is 8.15% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 17.6 minutes to work each day. The population is 78% White, 7% Black, 9% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 5% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in College Station, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. College Station has a Walk Score® of 31.
Median Household Income$30,806
Median Home Price$177,300
Breaking par is becoming a hit in The Research Valley, with several unique golf courses that range from the affordable to the upscale and offer everything from plain ole fun with miniature golf to a much more elite country club course. World-class private golf courses such as Miramont and Traditions are turning heads for residents and visitors alike.
Nearby getaway Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway offers fun from fishing to swimming. Less than a half-hour drive from Bryan and College Station, the year-round park complex includes Birch Creek, Nails Creek, Lake Somerville Trailway and the Somerville Wildlife Management Area.
Arts organizations are always on the prowl for inter esting gallery space. In College Station, the Arts Council of Brazos Valley took that search outside. Since 1999, the council has been placing sculptures around the city, and what began as a temporary program with six or seven sculptures now features more than 20 pieces of art that dot the area.
SchoolsIn College Station, Texas
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how College Station rates.
BusinessIn College Station, Texas
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in College Station.
HealthIn College Station, Texas
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in College Station.