Bryan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 82,118 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Bryan is the 45th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bryan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bryan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bryan who work in office and administrative support (13.76%), sales jobs (9.25%), and management occupations (8.21%).
One of the benefits of Bryan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.56 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Bryan is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.71% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bryan in 2010 was $20,499, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,996 for a family of four. However, Bryan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bryan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bryan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bryan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bryan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bryan include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Bryan also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.02%.
The most common language spoken in Bryan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.