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Population (year 2000): 29,037. Estimated population in July 2005: 33,094 (+14.0% change)
Males: 14,050 (48.4%), Females: 14,987 (51.6%)

Galveston County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $69,384 (year 2000)
Median house value: $124,600 (year 2000)

Friendswood, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Friendswood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), English (14.2%), Irish (12.0%), United States (9.0%), French (5.4%), Italian (4.0%).Texas forum

Land area: 21.0 square miles

Friendswood,

For population 25 years and over in Friendswood

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friendswood city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

5.6% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,120 (+26.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (11.4 miles Pasadena, pop. 141,674).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (21.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX (5.7 miles Webster, TX (7.3 miles Pearland, City, TX (7.5 miles League Bay, TX Nassau (7.8 miles TX (8.4 miles Hillcrest, Village, TX (9.4 miles Brookside TX (9.7 miles Alvin, Houston, TX South (10.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 151 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 1997: 148 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 1998: 288 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 1999: 235 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2000: 412 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2001: 470 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2002: 406 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2003: 244 buildings, average cost: $267,100
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $295,900

Latitude: 29.51 N, Longitude: 95.20 W

Area codes: 281, 832

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.0%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,160 (-24.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,309 (16.3%)

Crime in Friendswood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 3.4 0.0 3.4 3.4
Rapes 2 2 5 8
    per 100,000 6.9 6.9 17.2 27.6
Robberies 8 9 6 11
    per 100,000 27.6 31.0 20.7 37.9
Assaults 66 56 32 25
    per 100,000 227.3 192.9 110.2 86.1
Burglaries 92 98 87 100
    per 100,000 316.8 337.5 299.6 344.4
Thefts 323 278 337 301
    per 100,000 1112.4 957.4 1160.6 1036.6
Auto thefts 20 23 23 28
    per 100,000 68.9 79.2 79.2 96.4
132.1 118.9 112.3 116.3

Average climate in Friendswood, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Friendswood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 139% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Friendswood 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 6.7 miles away from the city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ronnie Price - NBA player (Sacramento Kings, born: Jun 21, 1983), Aaron Xia - College basketball player (The Citadel Bulldogs), Bryan Shelton - College basketball player (Houston Cougars), Chris Barksdale - College basketball player (LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds), Drew Washington - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers near Friendswood:
  • CLEAR LAKE REG MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CLEAR LAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WEBSTER, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST JOHN HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NASSAU BAY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Friendswood:
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 7 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 10 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 33 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Friendswood:
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 3 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: LVJ)
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 8 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)
  • SKYWAY MANOR (about 9 miles; PEARLAND, TX; ID: T79)

Amtrak stations near Friendswood:
  • 11 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18 $55,195 $36,796 1 $770
Other Government Administration 10 $38,650 $46,380 8 $549
Sewerage 4 $13,490 $40,470 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $25,335 $25,335 0 $0
Welfare 2 $4,173 $25,038 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $32,818 $35,801 0 $0
Water Supply 14 $33,547 $28,754 0 $0
Health 3 $8,345 $33,380 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $13,654 $40,962 1 $779
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,241 $26,892 0 $0
Natural Resources 4 $9,372 $28,116 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $23,564 $35,346 11 $8,858
Other and Unallocable 5 $10,893 $26,143 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   20 $13,572
Police - Other 12 $30,392 $30,392 3 $447
Judicial and Legal 3 $8,218 $32,872 4 $3,133
Police Protection - Officers 44 $150,824 $41,133 0 $0
Totals for Government 155 $460,709 $35,667 48 $28,109
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendswood:
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 6 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 8 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 11 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 6,236)
Public high schools in Friendswood:
  • CLEAR BROOK H S (Students: 2,655; Location: 4607 FM 2351; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FRIENDSWOOD H S (Students: 1,760; Location: 702 GREENBRIAR DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Friendswood:
  • BROOKSIDE INT (Students: 1,221; Location: 3535 E PARKWOOD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRIENDSWOOD J H (Students: 918; Location: 402 LAUREL DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WEDGEWOOD EL (Students: 863; Location: 4000 FRIENDSWOOD LINK RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • WESTWOOD EL (Students: 789; Location: 506 W EDGEWOOD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • C W CLINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 740; Location: 505 BRIARMEADOW AVE; Grades: PK - 03)
  • WINDSONG INTERMEDIATE (Students: 671; Location: 2100 W PARKWOOD; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • C D LANDOLT EL (Students: 670; Location: 2104 PILGRIMS POINT; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ZUE S BALES INT (Students: 649; Location: 211 STADIUM LN; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Location: 302 LAUREL DR; Grades: N - N )
Private primary/middle schools in Friendswood:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL DAY SC (Students: 152; Location: 1207 WINDING WAY; Grades: PK - 1)
  • FRIENDSWOOD CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 151; Location: 304 W EDGEWOOD AV; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FRIENDWOODS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 301 LEISURE LN; Grades: PK - 10)
  • COUNTRY MEADOWS MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 58; Location: 607 S FRIENDSWOOD DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN (Students: 52; Location: 4425 FM 2351; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Friendswood:
  • FRIENDSWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $700,059; Location: 416 S FRIENDSWOOD DR; 78,736 books; 3,274 audio materials; 3,172 video materials; 162 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Frank J Brown Museum (A).

Churches in Friendswood include: Heritage Park Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Fiendswood Family Life (B), First Baptist Church of Fiendswood Prayer Chapel (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D), Friendswood Community Church (E), Friendswood United Methodist Church (F).

Cemetery: Whitcomb Cemetery (1).

Creeks: Marys Creek (A), Cowart Creek (B), Chigger Creek (C), Turkey Creek (D).

Parks in Friendswood include: Henry Winston Stadium (1), Stevenson Park (2), 1776 Park (3), Renwick Park (4), Randolph Park (5), Friendswood High School Softball Field (6), Friendswood High School Baseball Field (7), Friendswood City Park (8).


Friendswood compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Friendswood:
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING 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.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Friendswood:
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Friendswood:
  • 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.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • 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)
  • 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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