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Population (year 2000): 17,093. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,898 (+4.7% change)
Males: 8,533 (49.9%), Females: 8,560 (50.1%)

Galveston County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $41,984 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,400 (year 2000)

Dickinson, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Dickinson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.8%)
  • Hispanic (24.9%)
  • Other race (12.8%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.1%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.3%), United States (7.3%), Italian (4.1%), French (3.4%).Texas

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 9.7 square miles

Dickinson,

For population 25 years and over in Dickinson

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dickinson city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

11.3% Foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,976 (+13.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (17.0 miles Pasadena, pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (30.8 miles )

Nearest cities: City, TX (3.7 miles League TX Bacliff, (5.4 miles TX Kemah, (6.0 miles Lake Shores, TX (6.1 miles Clear Bay, TX Nassau (6.3 miles Fe, TX (6.5 miles Santa TX (7.0 miles Webster, Lago, TX (7.8 miles El


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 47 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 90 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $124,700

Latitude: 29.46 N, Longitude: 95.05 W

Area codes: 281, 713, 832

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,559 (-20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,462 (18.5%)

Crime in Dickinson by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.7 5.9
Rapes 15 13 6 4 11
    per 100,000 87.8 76.1 35.1 23.4 64.4
Robberies 11 15 18 17 19
    per 100,000 64.4 87.8 105.3 99.5 111.2
Assaults 23 33 30 35 33
    per 100,000 134.6 193.1 175.5 204.8 193.1
Burglaries 118 136 130 117 108
    per 100,000 690.3 795.6 760.5 684.5 631.8
Thefts 415 347 349 276 346
    per 100,000 2427.9 2030.1 2041.8 1614.7 2024.2
Auto thefts 40 44 61 47 39
    per 100,000 234.0 257.4 356.9 275.0 228.2
245.5 252.9 244.2 226.3 247.0

Average climate in Dickinson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dickinson,

Dickinson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Dickinson city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Juston Wilson - College basketball player (Texas Southern Tigers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Dickinson:
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 4 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • MAINLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; TEXAS CITY, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dickinson:
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 12 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 37 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dickinson:
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 4 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: LVJ)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 15 miles; LA PORTE, TX; ID: T41)

Amtrak stations near Dickinson:
  • 9 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickinson:
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 15 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 15 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 29 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
Public high school in Dickinson:
  • DICKINSON H S (Students: 1,582; Location: 3800 BAKER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Dickinson:
  • PINE DRIVE CHRISTIAN (Students: 350; Location: 705 PINE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dickinson:
  • BAY COLONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,054; Location: 101 BAY COLONY ELEMENTARY DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • R D MCADAMS J H (Students: 986; Location: 4007 VIDEO ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HUGHES ROAD EL (Students: 718; Location: 11901 HUGHES RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JAKE SILBERNAGEL EL (Students: 683; Location: 4201 25TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DUNBAR MIDDLE (Students: 494; Location: 2218 TIMBER DR; Grades: 04 - 07)
  • GALVESTON CO DETENTION CTR (Students: 16; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ABOUT FACE (Students: 8; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GALVESTON CO JJAEP (Students: 5; Location: 6101 ATTWATER; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 3606 YUPON DR; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Dickinson:
  • TRUE CROSS EL (Students: 335; Location: 400 PINE DR; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Dickinson:
  • MARES MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $201,315; Location: 4324 HIGHWAY 3; 49,450 books; 1,667 audio materials; 1,378 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Dickinson Country Club (A).

Churches in Dickinson include: Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Faith United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Dickinson (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First United Methodist Church Dickinson (E), Jackson Memorial Church of God in Christ (F), Mainland Community Church (G), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Benson Bayou (A).

Park in Dickinson: Sam Vitanza Stadium (1).


Dickinson compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Dickinson:
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Dickinson:
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K217DJ (91.3 FM; KEMAH, TX; Owner: BEST MEDIA INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
TV broadcast stations around Dickinson:
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

 

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