The people in Brenham are very down to earth and friendly. It is some of the most beautiful country you will find in Texas. There are rolling hills with outstanding and beautiful views, along with many outstanding cultural features and plenty of recreational opportunities.
Brenham is known as the "Birthplace of Texas" and is located in Washington County. The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed by General Sam Houston in Washington County near the Brazos River. Washington County also began the first Independent School District in Texas.
There are many state parks in Brenham including Washington on the Brazos State Park and Museum where visitors can see the history of the area. It is also a great place for family gatherings and offers great educational opportunities for both the young and the old. Lake Somerville is also located a short distance from Brenham and is surrounded by more than 6 parks for camping, fishing, water sports or just plain old relaxation.
Facts on the Economy of Brenham, Texas (as of 2007)
1.) The unemployment rate in Brenham, TX, is 3.30%, with job growth of 0.33%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 19.03%.
2.) Brenham, TX, sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.
3.) The income per capita is $17,773, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $36,528.
Facts About the Weather in Brenham, Texas
Brenham, Texas gets approximately 42 inches of rain per year. The average rainfall in the US is 37 inches per year. Snowfall is approximately 1 inch per year. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The total number of days with rain averages 94. On average, there are 205 sunny days per year in Brenham, Texas. The yearly high temperature is around 95 degrees and generally occurs in July. The average low temperature is 40 degrees and generally occurs in January.
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