College Station is the only city in the nation to simultaneously have national accreditations in police, fire, public safety communications, parks, water, and public works.
Since being incorporated in 1938, the city of College Station has actively annexed property into its city limits. There are currently 32,814 acres within the city limits,102,978 acres within the city's ETJ and 2,211 acres of agricultural land covered in non-annexation agreements
The College Station-Bryan area has a growing, educated labor force and low unemployment rate. The growth of Texas A&M is a significant driver in the positive expansion of the local economy.
2018 Current Conditions
The 2018 Existing Conditions Report provides a snapshot of College Station's current conditions and trends for demographics, economic development, land use, public facilities, and transportation. This is the first step in a process to provide a ten-year update to the City's 2009-2030 Comprehensive Plan
Empty Commercial Storefronts
Now a common picture in College Station: a cookie-cutter three story apartment building over a vacant commercial space. At the end of the day, a vacant storefront makes the whole street feel neglected and undesirable, and it isn’t fulfilling its purpose.
Why Stealth Dorms Threaten All Neighborhoods
The stealth dorm concept is to rent homes by-the-room, which has elevated the cash flow to the point that investors can pay very high prices for land, far beyond the residential value.
High-occupancy Commercial Rental Houses
High-occupancy commercial rental houses in single-family neighborhoods have negatively impacted the quality of life in our community and distorted property values, affecting families who reside in these neighborhoods and traditional renters.