This is the land of the "Aggies". The very prestigious, Texas A&M University is in College Station. It was the first universities established in Texas, in 1876. It is also home to the George W. Bush, 41st presidential library. He fell in love with Texas A&M, and so can you.
After the establishment of the Texas A&M University, the town started to grow, which was named, fittingly, "College Station". It has continued to grow, along with its sister city, Bryan, Texas. Today, there are over 256,000 citizens throughout both cities. With a population like that, you know there has to be enough activities, and employment to keep draw them here.
In both cities, there is a host of schools. parks and recreation, sports areas, dining, entertainment, as well as employment. Both cities are choice places to live. The biggest draw to College Station, is of course Texas A&M University. A&M, alone is the biggest employer for people from both cities. Texas A&M employs 16,250 people, in staff, maintenance, and Human Resources.
The climate is one of the prized reasons to move to this area, as well as employment. The climate is basically a great year round place to be. It's not to say, that it does not dip into the teens once in a while, but this is usually during the colder months of January and February, as in other areas of the country. The difference is, that the weather tends to back up in the day time, unlike your Northern states, where it stays cold. You can be ready to hit any number of outdoor activities, by mid-morning.
Speaking of outdoor activities, there are numerous public swimming areas in each city. Each city has three public pools each, throughout both cities to enable residents one near them. There are also splash pads for the little ones to play in. For the avid fisherman, College Station has five ponds to choose from for fishing. Bryan has a large lake for anglers to stand on the shore and hook some Bass. You can expect to see others at the fishing holes, as there are jogging and walking trails at all spots.
Each city has numerous parks to go to, according to your needs. If you are looking for athletic fields, you will find plenty. There is baseball, soccer, football, softball, tennis, Frisbee, kickball, basketball, volleyball, pickle ball and even disk golf fields, and courts. If I did not mention one sport, it is sure to be there, or coming soon. There are also numerous playgrounds in all the neighborhoods, for your little ones. Don't forget "Fido". They even have dog parks for them to stretch their legs, and get reacquainted with old friends.
As mentioned earlier there is plenty of employment in both cities. A&M was already mentioned as the biggest one. It is followed by the schools’ systems of both cities, which employ about 3,500. The health systems and hospitals employ about 3,000. There is also Sanderson Farms, Reynolds and Reynolds, City governments, Walmart, and numerous Grocery stores. Of course there are also many dining and retail establishments, as well as entertainment venues, and service industries. There is no shortage of employment in this area.
Brazos County is the area, that makes up College Station, and Bryan, Texas. The population median age is 31.1 years of age, and is made up of a fairly equal man/women status. The median income for the area, is about $37,00, which is not too bad. Houses can go anywhere for a low of $20,000, on up to $800,000, depending on what you are looking for. If you are land for sale Brazos County, TX, it goes for as low as $10,000 for a little over a 1/2 acre, which is pretty good in today's market, on up to $800,00 for over 100 acres, or just seven acres of commercial land.
When researching land for sale Brazos County, TX, don't forget to have a list of exactly what it is, you are looking for. Do you want pasture, a private home lot, or commercial? It is good to research for exactly what you need. If you are looking for commercial land, for a service industry, you will want to be near the people who need your services, or perhaps, if it just for service vehicles, then you can look on the outskirts for cheaper land. It all depends on what you need.
If you are looking for a perfect place for a home, but did not like any of the homes available where you want to be, then contact a realtor to ask where land for sale Brazos County, TX, is in the area you want, at the price you want. AS mentioned before, have your list of exactly what you must have, followed by what you would like to have, and then what you can absolutely live without. Having this all ready for a realtor, make life so much easier for you, and the realtor, and makes for a quicker transformation of you building your new place. Have fun, finding your new land for sale Brazos County, TX, and permanently settling in the area of College Station.
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