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Population (year 2000): 13,682. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,860 (+1.3% change)
Males: 6,497 (47.5%), Females: 7,185 (52.5%)

Galveston County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $34,841 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,500 (year 2000)

La Marque, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Marque:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.1%)
  • Black (34.7%)
  • Hispanic (15.4%)
  • Other race (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.2%), United States (7.7%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.9%), French (3.2%), Italian (1.9%).Marque, Texas

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Marque

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Marque city

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

4.2% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -396 (-2.8%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Galveston, (11.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (39.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX (3.2 miles Hitchcock, City, TX Texas (3.6 miles Vista, TX (3.7 miles Bayou Island, TX (6.2 miles Tiki TX (8.5 miles Dickinson, Leon, TX (9.0 miles San Fe, TX (9.0 miles Santa TX Bacliff, (9.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2005: 112 buildings, average cost: $122,600

Latitude: 29.37 N, Longitude: 94.97 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.4%), Manufacturing (11.0%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,871 (-13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 918 (15.8%)

Crime in La Marque by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 4 3 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 29.2 21.9 21.9 0.0
Rapes 8 11 11 20 13
    per 100,000 58.5 80.4 80.4 146.2 95.0
Robberies 22 30 24 28 24
    per 100,000 160.8 219.3 175.4 204.6 175.4
Assaults 19 12 36 38 28
    per 100,000 138.9 87.7 263.1 277.7 204.6
Burglaries 220 220 220 240 131
    per 100,000 1608.0 1608.0 1608.0 1754.1 957.5
Thefts 533 485 530 491 298
    per 100,000 3895.6 3544.8 3873.7 3588.7 2178.0
Auto thefts 40 67 77 69 39
    per 100,000 292.4 489.7 562.8 504.3 285.0
391.2 438.2 471.9 504.0 308.5

Average climate in La Marque, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Marque-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the La Marque city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 8/18/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers near La Marque:
  • MAINLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; TEXAS CITY, TX)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH GAL (about 13 miles; GALVESTON, TX)
  • DEVEREUX TEXAS TREATMENT NETWORK (about 13 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Marque:
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 28 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 38 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Marque:
  • SCHOLES INTL AT GALVESTON (about 12 miles; GALVESTON, TX; ID: GLS)
  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 12 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; ID: T95)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: LVJ)

Amtrak stations near La Marque:
  • 1 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 14 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
Police Protection - Officers 23 $64,713 $33,763 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $9,221 $36,884 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $17,247 $34,494 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,149 $28,596 1 $837
Sewerage 11 $24,598 $26,834 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $25,295 $30,354 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $22,864 $27,436 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $26,889 $23,047 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $4,827 $19,308 0 $0
Water Supply 16 $26,236 $19,677 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $9,489 $28,467 2 $1,550
Other and Unallocable 5 $11,480 $27,552 0 $0
Totals for Government 108 $250,007 $27,778 3 $2,387
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Marque:
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ALVIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 23 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 24 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 35 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 La Marque:
  • LA MARQUE H S (Students: 1,140; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in La Marque:
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 5130 CASEY STR; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Marque:
  • LA MARQUE MIDDLE (Students: 829; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 416; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WESTLAWN EL (Students: 371; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • INTER CITY EL (Students: 365; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SIMMS EL (Students: 321; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • HIGHLANDS EL (Students: 305; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 1727 BAYOU RD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in La Marque:
  • ST MICHAELS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 1601 LAKE ROAD; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in La Marque:
  • LA MARQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $205,055; Location: 1011 BAYOU RD; 56,483 books; 1,823 audio materials; 715 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in La Marque: Camp Wallace (A), Lakeview Country Club (B).

Churches in La Marque include: Queen of Peace Church (A), Rainbow Commissionary Baptist Church (B), Highlands Baptist Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Lamarque (F), True Faith Missionary Baptist Church (G), Greater Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rising Star Cemetery (1), La Marque Cemetery (2).

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

Parks in La Marque include: Etheredge Stadium (1), Westlawn Park (2), Mahan Park (3), Bayou Park (4), La Marque High School Baseball Field (5), Carbide Park (6), Lagana Park (7), Bobby Beach Park (8), Jaycee Park (9).


La Marque 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.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Marque:
  • 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)
  • KGBC (1540 AM; 3 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING 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"))
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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 La Marque:
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K247AF (97.3 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • K201DZ (88.1 FM; PORT BOLIVAR, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around La Marque:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

 

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