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Population (year 2000): 26,386. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,386 (+3.8% change)
Males: 12,879 (48.8%), Females: 13,507 (51.2%)

Brazoria County

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Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $60,901 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,600 (year 2000)

Lake Jackson, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lake Jackson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.6%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.1%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.8%), United States (9.4%), French (4.9%), Czech (3.1%).Jackson, Texas forum

Land area: 19.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Jackson

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Jackson city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

5.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,363 (+14.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, TX Missouri (38.4 miles pop. 52,913).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (50.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX Richwood, (2.5 miles TX Clute, (3.1 miles Creek, TX Jones (4.7 miles TX (7.7 miles Freeport, Creek, TX Oyster (8.2 miles TX Brazoria, (8.9 miles TX Angleton, (9.0 miles Prairie, TX (9.1 miles Bailey's


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 131 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 1998: 120 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2001: 78 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $259,700
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $220,100

Latitude: 29.04 N, Longitude: 95.44 W

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.6%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,237 (-16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,952 (24.5%)

Crime in Lake Jackson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 3.8 0.0 3.8 3.8
Rapes 6 5 4 4 6 3
    per 100,000 22.7 18.9 15.2 15.2 22.7 11.4
Robberies 10 8 6 7 5 12
    per 100,000 37.9 30.3 22.7 26.5 18.9 45.5
Assaults 10 13 20 27 20 23
    per 100,000 37.9 49.3 75.8 102.3 75.8 87.2
Burglaries 59 100 119 134 140 133
    per 100,000 223.6 379.0 451.0 507.8 530.6 504.1
Thefts 714 753 727 797 691 653
    per 100,000 2706.0 2853.8 2755.2 3020.5 2618.8 2474.8
Auto thefts 47 45 37 36 26 24
    per 100,000 178.1 170.5 140.2 136.4 98.5 91.0
166.2 180.9 184.8 201.8 183.5 181.0

Average climate in Lake Jackson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake Jackson-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Lake Jackson city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category 3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Selena, Selena Quintanilla - (1971-1995), murdered tejano singer.


Hospital/medical center in Lake Jackson:
  • BRAZOSPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 MEDICAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lake Jackson:
  • ANGLETON-DANBURY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; ANGLETON, TX)
  • SWEENY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SWEENY, TX)
  • MATAGORDA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; BAY CITY, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake Jackson:
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 5 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; ID: LBX)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: HOU)
  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 44 miles; HOUSTON, TX; ID: EFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake Jackson:
  • CAMERON (about 8 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: T34)
  • BAILES (about 10 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: 7R9)
  • FLYIN TIGER (about 15 miles; ANGLETON, TX; ID: 81D)

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
Solid Waste Management 22 $48,130 $26,252 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $31,859 $27,307 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 41 $160,172 $46,879 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,125 $30,375 2 $2,818
Other Government Administration 9 $36,830 $49,106 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $35,161 $42,193 0 $0
Water Supply 12 $29,110 $29,110 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 20 $61,551 $36,930 0 $0
Health 3 $7,373 $29,492 0 $0
Sewerage 27 $61,177 $27,189 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 27 $65,054 $28,912 50 $25,246
Streets and Highways 19 $47,647 $30,092 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $4,320 $51,840 0 $0
Totals for Government 209 $598,508 $34,364 52 $28,065
College/University in Lake Jackson:
  • BRAZOSPORT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,965; Location: 500 COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.brazosport.cc.tx.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Jackson:
  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 41 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 47 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,158)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 48 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 25,479)

Churches in Lake Jackson include: Saint Michaels Church (A), First Church (B), Shady Oaks Church (C), Willow Drive Church (D).

Lakes and reservoirs: Shy Pond (A), Flag Lake (B), Buffalo Camp Bayou Reservoir (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Camp Bayou (A).

Parks in Lake Jackson include: Lake Jackson Intermediate School Baseball Fields (1), Lake Jackson Intermediate School Football Field (2), Mac Lean Park (3), Crews Park (4), Garland Park (5), Dunbar Park (6), Suggs Park (7).


Lake Jackson compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Jackson:
  • 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.)
  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN 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.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • 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)
  • 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 Lake Jackson:
  • 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)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, 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)
  • 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)
  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
TV broadcast stations around Lake Jackson:
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • 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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