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Population (year 2000): 6,386. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,193 (+12.6% change)
Males: 3,064 (48.0%), Females: 3,322 (52.0%)

Galveston County

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Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $29,848 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,600 (year 2000)

Hitchcock, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hitchcock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.3%)
  • Black (32.8%)
  • Hispanic (13.7%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.8%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.9%), United States (4.2%), French (3.8%), Italian (3.4%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 66.5 square miles

Hitchcock,

For population 25 years and over in Hitchcock

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hitchcock city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3.5% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +629 (+10.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Galveston, (13.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (38.9 miles )

Nearest cities: Marque, TX (3.2 miles La Vista, TX (5.0 miles Bayou City, TX Texas (6.8 miles Fe, TX (7.0 miles Santa Island, TX (7.2 miles Tiki TX (8.9 miles Dickinson, Beach, TX Jamaica (10.4 miles TX Bacliff, (11.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $277,700

Latitude: 29.34 N, Longitude: 95.01 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (14.3%), Manufacturing (10.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Crime in Hitchcock (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 11 rapes (168.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (45.9 per 100,000)
  • 20 assaults (306.2 per 100,000)
  • 40 burglaries (612.5 per 100,000)
  • 110 thefts (1684.3 per 100,000)
  • 26 auto thefts (398.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 290.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Hitchcock (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (119.9 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (45.0 per 100,000)
  • 21 assaults (314.8 per 100,000)
  • 59 burglaries (884.6 per 100,000)
  • 123 thefts (1844.1 per 100,000)
  • 14 auto thefts (209.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 289.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Hitchcock, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hitchcock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Hitchcock city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 8/18/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center .


Birthplace of: Chris Jordan - College basketball player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hitchcock:
  • MAINLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; TEXAS CITY, TX)
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 13 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL (about 15 miles; GALVESTON, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hitchcock:
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 27 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 35 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hitchcock:
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 12 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)
  • SCHOLES INTL AT GALVESTON (about 13 miles; GALVESTON, TX; ID: GLS)
  • ALVIN AIRPARK (about 20 miles; ALVIN, TX; ID: 6R5)

Amtrak stations near Hitchcock:
  • 5 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 16 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL) - Bus Station


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 1 $2,019 $24,228 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $3,228 $38,736 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 6 $11,143 $22,286 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $9,604 $23,049 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $11,619 $23,238 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $7,740 $18,576 2 $1,373
Police Protection - Officers 17 $39,093 $27,595 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $7,138 $21,414 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,534 $21,204 0 $0
Totals for Government 47 $95,118 $24,285 2 $1,373


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hitchcock:
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 24 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 36 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 37 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)
Public high school in Hitchcock:
  • HITCHCOCK H S (Students: 339; Location: 6625 FM 2004; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hitchcock:
  • STEWART EL (Students: 561; Location: 7013 STEWART ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CROSBY MIDDLE (Students: 290; Location: 7801 NEVILLE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 8117 HWY 6; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • HITCHCOCK HEADSTART (Location: 5701 F M 2004; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle school in Hitchcock:
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 10114 HIGHWAY 6; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Hitchcock:
  • GENEVIEVE MILLER HITCHCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,583; Location: 8005 BARRY AVE; 29,270 books; 722 audio materials; 1,097 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)

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Churches in Hitchcock include: Abiding Saviour Lutheran Church (A), All Saints Episcopal Church (B), Hitchcock Baptist Chapel Church (C), Saint Mark Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church of Hitchcock (E), First Mexican Baptist Church of Hitchcock (F), Wilbur United Methodist Church (G), Greater Saint Mathew Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Hitchcock Cemetery (1), Galveston Memorial Cemetery (2), Mainland Memorial Cemetery (3), Grace Memorial Cemetery (4).

Lakes: Carancahua Lake (A), Greens Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Highland Bayou (A), Basford Bayou (B), Carancahua Bayou (C).

Parks in Hitchcock include: Bulldog Stadium (1), Jack Brooks Park (2).


Hitchcock compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Hitchcock:
  • 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)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGBC (1540 AM; 3 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA 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.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hitchcock:
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K247AF (97.3 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Hitchcock:
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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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