According to the 2000 Census, Brazoria County, Texas has a population of 241,767 people. Of those, 186,383 (77%) are White, 20,540 (8%) are Black, and 55,063 (23%) are Latino. However, 9,547 (or 4% of the 241,767 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.
A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Brazoria County a population of 232,220 with a demographic that is 79% White, 7% Black, and 23% Latino.