Dickinson, Texas

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Population in 2017: 20,359 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 
Males: 10,398  (51.1%)
Females: 9,961  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77510, 77539.

Dickinson Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,771 (it was $41,984 in 2000)
Dickinson:

$69,771
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,347 (it was $19,785 in 2000)

Dickinson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,352 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Dickinson:

$200,352
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,215; detached houses: $225,608; townhouses or other attached units: $107,019; in 2-unit structures: $31,683; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $494,498; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,856; mobile homes: $204,980; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $82,201

Median gross rent in 2017: $809.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dickinson: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents, 39.5% for other race residents, 11.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dickinson, TX (2017)
    • 11,53255.3%White alone
    • 6,31730.3%Hispanic
    • 2,16910.4%Black alone
    • 4102.0%Asian alone
    • 4041.9%Two or more races
    • 1160.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 360.2%American Indian alone

Races in Dickinson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in Dickinson, Texas as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dickinson is 306 to 1.


Crime rates in Dickinson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(55.4)
8
(43.5)
5
(27.5)
5
(28.0)
12
(66.8)
5
(28.0)
3
(15.7)
6
(31.2)
3
(15.6)
8
(41.2)
10
(50.5)
24
(119.2)
16
(78.8)
17
(82.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(55.4)
19
(103.2)
15
(82.6)
18
(100.6)
16
(89.0)
15
(84.0)
12
(62.9)
15
(77.9)
7
(36.5)
14
(72.1)
17
(85.8)
16
(79.5)
10
(49.3)
10
(48.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(121.9)
26
(141.3)
45
(247.9)
39
(218.1)
35
(194.7)
25
(140.0)
31
(162.5)
28
(145.4)
26
(135.4)
32
(164.7)
16
(80.8)
31
(154.0)
22
(108.4)
17
(82.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
121
(670.7)
145
(787.8)
166
(914.6)
170
(950.6)
239
(1,330)
129
(722.5)
106
(555.8)
131
(680.5)
159
(828.0)
121
(622.8)
104
(525.0)
77
(382.5)
131
(645.2)
77
(373.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
315
(1,746)
335
(1,820)
363
(2,000)
384
(2,147)
419
(2,331)
373
(2,089)
383
(2,008)
430
(2,234)
393
(2,046)
373
(1,920)
322
(1,625)
307
(1,525)
305
(1,502)
298
(1,447)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(188.5)
46
(249.9)
57
(314.0)
47
(262.8)
40
(222.5)
32
(179.2)
50
(262.2)
39
(202.6)
40
(208.3)
32
(164.7)
39
(196.9)
46
(228.5)
47
(231.5)
35
(169.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.4)
2
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
2
(10.1)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)228.3274.5265.6269.6334.3224.1225.1230.6217.4221.1199.8256.1223.3194.7

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City-data.com crime index in Dickinson, TX

Crime rate in Dickinson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (9.1%), American (7.1%), English (4.3%), Irish (4.2%), Italian (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 9.65 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile   (low).

Dickinson, Texas map

2,490 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

This city:

11.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,546 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,633 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Harris, TX (13.4 miles , pop. 82,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (28.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

League City, TX (1.9 miles ),
Bacliff, TX (2.2 miles ),
Kemah, TX (2.4 miles ),
Clear Lake Shores, TX (2.5 miles ),
Nassau Bay, TX (2.5 miles ),
Santa Fe, TX (2.5 miles ),
Webster, TX (2.6 miles ),
Seabrook, TX (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 29.46 N, Longitude: 95.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,884 (-23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,309 (13.1%)

Area codes: 281, 713, 832

Distribution of median household income in Dickinson, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dickinson, TX in 2017
Dickinson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 90 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2006: 77 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2008: 79 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2009: 80 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2013: 51 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2014: 84 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2016: 75 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2017: 57 buildings, average cost: $236,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Dickinson, TX residents
Average permit cost in Dickinson, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,976 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in Dickinson, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Dickinson, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Dickinson, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dickinson, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.413. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Dickinson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Dickinson city center killed 8 people and injured 200 people.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dickinson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 418.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from Dickinson center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 501.7 miles away from Dickinson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Galveston County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dickinson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dickinson:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF DICKINSON (3800 HUGHES COURT)
  • ALL ACROSS AMERICA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (3717 HWY 3 SUITE F)
  • HOME CARE PLUS (3008 WYOMING AVE)
  • INTERMED HOME CARE INC (646 FM 517 WEST)

Heliports located in Dickinson:

Amtrak stations near Dickinson:

  • 9 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: GALVESTON (BEACH CENTRAL STA., 21ST AT SEAWALL) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dickinson:

  • College of the Mainland (about 6 miles; Texas City, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,739)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 9 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • Alvin Community College (about 13 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 15 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Lee College (about 20 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 20 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston (about 26 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)

Public high schools in Dickinson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dickinson:

Private elementary/middle school in Dickinson:

  • TRUE CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 400 FM 517 RD E, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Dickinson

Library in Dickinson:

  • DICKINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $254,822; Location: 4411 HWY 3; 27,999 books; 950 audio materials; 1,378 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dickinson: Dickinson Country Club (A), Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Dickinson Police Department (D), Dickinson Chamber of Commerce (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dickinson include: First Baptist Church of Dickinson (A), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church Dickinson (D), Faith United Methodist Church (E), Jackson Memorial Church of God in Christ (F), Mainland Community Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Benson Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Dickinson: Sam Vitanza Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ford- John for District Clerk (Recreation Areas; 2611 45th Street), Bay Area Race Track (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3825 I Highway 45), Double the Fun Moon Walks (3007 Misty Isle Court).

Hotel: Bay Inn & Bay Cottages (2605 East Bayshore Drive).

Birthplace of: Bill Gurley - Financial businessman, Juston Wilson - College basketball player (Texas Southern Tigers), Stephanie Strom - Journalist.

Galveston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dickinson and their reported violations in the past:

EASY STOP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
GALVESTON BAY RV (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HILLMANS SEAFOOD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
WEST BAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
HILLMAN SHRIMP AND OYSTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dickinson that have no violations reported:

  • SUPER FOOD COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Dickinson in 2010:

  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Dickinson in 2000:

  • 47 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Dickinson (2011 data):

  • Texas First Bank: Dickinson Branch at 4301 Hwy 3, branch established on 1997/11/01; Bay Colony Branch at 5675 Fm 646, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2011/05/16: Bank assets: $692.5 mil, Deposits: $616.8 mil, headquarters in Texas City, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Amegy Bank National Association: Dickinson Fm 517 West at 215 Fm 517 West, branch established on 1989/03/13; Dickinson Termini at 2401 Termini Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/24: Bank assets: $12,197.6 mil, Deposits: $9,733.2 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Bay Colony Branch at 1815 Fm 646 West, branch established on 2006/06/26. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Mainland Bank: Dickinson Branch at 400 Fm 517 West, branch established on 2006/09/01. Info updated 2010/04/22: Bank assets: $90.3 mil, Deposits: $75.4 mil, headquarters in Texas City, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Moody National Bank: Moody National Bank Victory Lakes Br at 1555 Fm 646 Rd W, branch established on 2006/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $856.2 mil, Deposits: $712.3 mil, headquarters in Galveston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Moody Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bay Colony Banking Store Branch at 1818 Fm 646 Rd W, branch established on 2004/12/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Dickinson Branch at 3545 Gulf Fwy., branch established on 1938/04/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Regions Bank: Dickinson Branch at 2801 Main Street, branch established on 1947/08/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Dickinson:

Marital status in Dickinson, TX
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Dickinson:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dickinson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dickinson, TX (based on Galveston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant61,765195
Catholic57,9078
Mainline Protestant18,37350
Other13,72826
Black Protestant5,37317
Orthodox5593
None133,604-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Galveston County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Galveston County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 40
Galveston County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 126
Galveston County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Galveston County:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Galveston County:

10.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Dickinson:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dickinson:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dickinson:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Dickinson:

54.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Dickinson:

79.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dickinson, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$150,134$51,4750$0
Police - Other 14$36,371$31,1750$0
Streets and Highways 12$35,382$35,3820$0
Health 3$13,947$55,78819$18,054
Financial Administration 3$15,385$61,5400$0
Local Libraries 2$7,014$42,0847$6,628
Other Government Administration 2$14,779$88,6740$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,380$64,5603$4,515
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 72$278,392$46,39929$29,197

Dickinson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $885,000 ($43.47)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($10.56)
    Police Protection: $147,000 ($7.22)
    Health - Other: $82,000 ($4.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,938,000 ($193.43)
    General - Other: $3,276,000 ($160.91)
    Health - Other: $1,064,000 ($52.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $854,000 ($41.95)
    Financial Administration: $632,000 ($31.04)
    Regular Highways: $595,000 ($29.23)
    Central Staff Services: $592,000 ($29.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $398,000 ($19.55)
    Natural Resources - Other: $369,000 ($18.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $338,000 ($16.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $287,000 ($14.10)
    Libraries: $274,000 ($13.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $852,000 ($41.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $34,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,100,000 ($201.39)

Dickinson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,059,000 ($52.02)
    Other: $939,000 ($46.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $353,000 ($17.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $927,000 ($45.53)
    Other: $246,000 ($12.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $747,000 ($36.69)
    Interest Earnings: $433,000 ($21.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $181,000 ($8.89)
    Sale of Property: $56,000 ($2.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,117,000 ($54.87)
    General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($2.01)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,027,000 ($246.92)
    Property: $3,252,000 ($159.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $983,000 ($48.28)
    Other License: $299,000 ($14.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.20)

Dickinson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,729,000 ($576.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,305,000 ($555.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,655,000 ($228.65)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,505,000 ($221.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($20.83)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $150,000 ($7.37)

Dickinson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,181,000 ($303.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,915,000 ($241.42)

8.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($844 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.72% ($69,465 average AGI)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.68% ($68,846)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.17% ($81,292)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Galveston County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.88% ($59,610 average AGI)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.60% ($57,582)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.18% ($64,356)
Businesses in Dickinson, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Church's Chicken1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
DHL2Sears1
Days Inn1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dickinson:

  • 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)
  • KHCB (1400 AM; 1 kW; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEK (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ALVIN, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • 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.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dickinson:

  • KOVE-FM (106.5 FM; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJIC (90.5 FM; SANTA FE, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO, 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)
  • K217DJ (91.3 FM; KEMAH, TX; Owner: BEST MEDIA INC.)
  • KACC (89.7 FM; ALVIN, TX; Owner: ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Dickinson:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Dickinson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 308ft / 93.7mTotal length
  • $145,000Total costs
  • 402,148Total average daily traffic
  • 15,445Total average daily truck traffic
  • 554,757Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dickinson, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dickinson, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dickinson)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dickinson, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 151 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dickinson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dickinson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$133,14525$134,72867$134,2999$34,5121$3,739,1202$95,4051$38,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$123,7202$110,6805$141,4542$54,4650$00$02$64,485
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$133,7398$98,67634$129,55823$30,6400$02$69,1903$32,847
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$120,7236$131,97214$135,8301$17,8800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$90,7351$150,0708$143,8781$18,2500$01$67,7200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7208.00 , 7209.00, 7210.00, 7211.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$123,0057$131,0190$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$101,9230$02$83,525
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$125,4900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$98,0900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7208.00 , 7209.00, 7210.00, 7211.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dickinson, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dickinson, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 98. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 205 took place in 2011, and the least - 14 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dickinson, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.3%), and Structure Fires (37.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dickinson, TX
    • 68541.3%Outside Fires
    • 61537.1%Structure Fires
    • 28617.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 724.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dickinson, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dickinson, TX
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dickinson, TX
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Dickinson compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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