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Population (year 2000): 21,413. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,171 (+3.5% change)
Males: 10,516 (49.1%), Females: 10,897 (50.9%)

Brazoria County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.7 years
Median household income: $38,576 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,500 (year 2000)

Alvin, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Alvin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.3%)
  • Hispanic (28.1%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.5%), Irish (8.8%), United States (8.4%), English (8.0%), French (3.8%), Italian (2.0%).Texas forum

Land area: 16.4 square miles

Alvin,

For population 25 years and over in Alvin

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alvin city

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

8.6% Foreign born (7.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,467 (+13.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (20.7 miles Pasadena, pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (26.7 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (3.3 miles Hillcrest, TX Liverpool, (6.5 miles )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 45 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2000: 58 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2002: 51 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 123 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2005: 151 buildings, average cost: $98,400

Latitude: 29.39 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area codes: 281, 832

Alvin, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.8%), Manufacturing (14.8%), Retail trade (13.0%), Construction (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -269 (-1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,099 (32.7%)

Crime in Alvin by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.7 0.0 0.0 4.7
Rapes 6 4 5 9 2 11
    per 100,000 28.0 18.7 23.4 42.0 9.3 51.4
Robberies 10 20 21 24 12 5
    per 100,000 46.7 93.4 98.1 112.1 56.0 23.4
Assaults 34 46 56 56 36 48
    per 100,000 158.8 214.8 261.5 261.5 168.1 224.2
Burglaries 149 141 171 159 180 197
    per 100,000 695.8 658.5 798.6 742.5 840.6 920.0
Thefts 494 610 703 623 722 778
    per 100,000 2307.0 2848.7 3283.1 2909.4 3371.8 3633.3
Auto thefts 46 69 73 67 45 52
    per 100,000 214.8 322.2 340.9 312.9 210.2 242.8
215.1 264.3 310.2 296.1 264.7 306.2

Average climate in Alvin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alvin,

Alvin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Alvin city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/8/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: George Layne - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Oct 9, 1978), Hunter Schmidt - College football player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats).

Main business address for: TEAM INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS REPAIR SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Alvin:
  • CLEAR LAKE REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CLEAR LAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 15 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alvin:
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 24 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alvin:
  • ALVIN AIRPARK (about 1 miles; ALVIN, TX; ID: 6R5)
  • WOLFE AIR PARK (about 6 miles; MANVEL, TX; ID: 3T2)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: LVJ)

Amtrak station near Alvin:
  • 18 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
Local government website:
College/University in Alvin:
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,094; Location: 3110 MUSTANG RD; Public; Website: www.alvin.cc.tx.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Alvin:
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 14 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 20 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 24 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 26 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,541)
Public high school in Alvin:
  • ALVIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 3,215; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Alvin:
  • LIVING STONES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1407 VICTORY LANE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Alvin:
  • R L STEVENSON PRIMARY (Students: 813; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • ALVIN PRI (Students: 795; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • HOOD-CASE ELEMENTARY (Students: 791; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MARK TWAIN PRIMARY (Students: 781; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MELBA PASSMORE ELEMENTARY (Students: 764; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DON JETER ELEMENTARY (Students: 726; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ALVIN J H (Students: 718; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • G W HARBY J H (Students: 696; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • E C MASON ELEMENTARY (Students: 675; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • ALVIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 585; Location: 301 E HOUSE ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
 

Alvin compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Alvin:
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Alvin:
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Alvin:
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

 

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