Brazos County, population 250,000, is a great place to live for many reasons. The county has a very low crime rate. In fact, it ranks as one of the safest counties in the state which is important for families and individuals looking for a really nice community to call home. Secondly, Brazos County has a strong economy. The unemployment rate is lower than the state average and there are many opportunities for good jobs. Finally, Brazos County is full of lots of wonderful people and is home to Texas A&M University (Whoop!), the largest university in Texas and one of the largest in the nation. Popular towns in Brazos County: College Station, Bryan, Millican and Kurten.