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Population (year 2000): 12,708. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,605 (-0.8% change)
Males: 6,353 (50.0%), Females: 6,355 (50.0%)

Brazoria County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.4 years
Median household income: $30,245 (year 2000)
Median house value: $35,700 (year 2000)

Freeport, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Freeport:

  • Hispanic (52.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (33.2%)
  • Other race (20.9%)
  • Black (13.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (5.5%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.0%), French (1.6%), Czech (1.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 11.9 square miles

Freeport,

For population 25 years and over in Freeport

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

20.9% Foreign born (19.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+8.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Galveston, (42.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (55.6 miles www.indianexporters.com )

Nearest cities: Creek, TX Oyster (3.5 miles www.eBay.co.th )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 28.96 N, Longitude: 95.36 W

Area code: 979

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

Industries providing employment: Construction (19.2%), Manufacturing (17.7%), Retail trade (15.5%), Educational,health and social services (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,966 (+70.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,594 (40.2%)

Crime in Freeport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 15.7 7.9 0.0 15.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 11 18 13 15 16
    per 100,000 70.8 86.6 141.6 102.3 118.0 125.9
Robberies 7 13 7 13 14 9
    per 100,000 55.1 102.3 55.1 102.3 110.2 70.8
Assaults 39 50 40 32 25 24
    per 100,000 306.9 393.5 314.8 251.8 196.7 188.9
Burglaries 189 155 136 169 173 135
    per 100,000 1487.3 1219.7 1070.2 1329.9 1361.3 1062.3
Thefts 572 355 315 337 283 297
    per 100,000 4501.1 2793.5 2478.8 2651.9 2226.9 2337.1
Auto thefts 33 25 25 32 29 21
    per 100,000 259.7 196.7 196.7 251.8 228.2 165.3
426.9 364.7 325.9 357.0 322.2 290.4

Average climate in Freeport, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Freeport,

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Freeport city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category 3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Stevin Ozier - College basketball player (Texas Arlington Mavericks).


Hospitals/medical centers near Freeport:
  • BRAZOSPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • ANGLETON-DANBURY MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; ANGLETON, TX)
  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SWEENY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Freeport:
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 12 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Freeport:
  • BAILES (about 15 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: 7R9)
  • CAMERON (about 15 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: T34)
  • FLYIN TIGER (about 21 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: 81D)

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College/University in Freeport:
  • BRAZOSPORT BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 203 S GULF BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 45 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 50 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 53 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)

Notable locations in Freeport: Bridge Harbor Yacht Club Marina (A), Bryan Mound (B).

Churches in Freeport include: West End Church (A), Calvary Church (B).

Cemetery: Velasco Cemetery (1).

Parks in Freeport include: Arrington Park (1), Austin Park (2), Riverside Park (3), Hopper Stadium (4).


Freeport compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Freeport:
  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN 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.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Freeport:
  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KYBJ (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF BRAZOSPORT, INC)
  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJOJ-FM (103.3 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, 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)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Freeport:
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, 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)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)

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