Freeport, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,169 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 6,238  (51.3%)
Females: 5,931  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

26.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,139 (it was $30,245 in 2000)
Freeport:

$51,139
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,464 (it was $12,426 in 2000)

Freeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,900 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Freeport:

$82,900
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,445; detached houses: $217,835; townhouses or other attached units: $179,667; mobile homes: $69,168; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $108,806

Median gross rent in 2017: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Freeport: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Freeport, TX (2017)
    • 8,31064.0%Hispanic
    • 2,93922.6%White alone
    • 1,61412.4%Black alone
    • 2562.0%American Indian alone
    • 970.7%Two or more races
    • 500.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Texas as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freeport is 259 to 1.


Crime rates in Freeport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.9)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(262.2)
9
(69.4)
6
(47.7)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.0)
5
(39.8)
4
(32.5)
6
(48.0)
2
(16.5)
4
(33.0)
5
(40.9)
2
(16.4)
4
(32.9)
5
(41.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(54.0)
9
(69.4)
8
(63.6)
6
(47.9)
4
(32.1)
4
(31.8)
6
(48.8)
7
(56.0)
8
(66.2)
8
(66.1)
2
(16.4)
6
(49.3)
6
(49.3)
1
(8.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(316.1)
28
(216.0)
48
(381.3)
28
(223.3)
23
(184.4)
26
(206.8)
31
(252.0)
22
(176.0)
18
(148.9)
26
(214.8)
21
(171.8)
22
(180.7)
27
(221.9)
44
(361.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
166
(1,280)
135
(1,042)
176
(1,398)
132
(1,053)
150
(1,203)
102
(811.5)
88
(715.3)
127
(1,016)
122
(1,009)
79
(652.7)
78
(637.9)
75
(616.0)
43
(353.3)
24
(197.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
320
(2,467)
244
(1,882)
306
(2,431)
254
(2,026)
315
(2,526)
266
(2,116)
229
(1,861)
262
(2,096)
323
(2,672)
208
(1,718)
173
(1,415)
238
(1,955)
186
(1,528)
136
(1,116)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(223.6)
26
(200.6)
37
(293.9)
32
(255.2)
18
(144.3)
20
(159.1)
14
(113.8)
19
(152.0)
24
(198.5)
12
(99.1)
15
(122.7)
15
(123.2)
12
(98.6)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(8.0)
2
(16.0)
2
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)510.8299.3368.0272.4249.7236.9224.7273.5256.2244.6183.0195.2179.2165.9

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City-data.com crime index in Freeport, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (2.9%), German (1.3%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,024 people per square mile   (low).

Freeport, Texas map

2,144 residents are foreign born (15.8% Latin America).

This city:

16.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,807 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,170 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brazosport, TX (2.9 miles , pop. 59,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (55.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Brazosport, TX (1.7 miles ),
Oyster Creek, TX (1.8 miles ),
Quintana, TX (1.8 miles),
Surfside Beach, TX (2.1 miles ),
Clute, TX (2.3 miles ),
Lake Jackson, TX (2.7 miles ),
Jones Creek, TX (2.7 miles ),
Richwood, TX (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 28.96 N, Longitude: 95.36 W

Freeport nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Da Watta, Watta Town, F.P.T, El Agua

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,705 (+82.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,976 (40.5%)

Area code: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $54,700
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $289,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2016: 30 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2017: 33 buildings, average cost: $156,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Freeport, TX residents
Average permit cost in Freeport, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Freeport, TX
Historical housing units in Freeport, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in Freeport, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (19.2%)
  • Chemicals (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (31.0%)
  • Chemicals (12.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Food (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Freeport, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Carpenters (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Freeport, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Freeport, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.9. This is better than average.

City:

54.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Freeport city center .

On 4/11/1969, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freeport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% 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 322.8 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 167.9 miles away from Freeport center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from Freeport 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) earthquake occurred 162.1 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 426.6 miles away from Freeport 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 490.1 miles away from the city 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 Brazoria County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Freeport:

  • WOODLAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • LAKE JACKSON NH INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • CREEKSIDE VILLAGE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLUTE, TX)
  • HELPING HANDS AND HEARTS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)
  • BRAZOSPORT TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAKE JACKSON, TX)

Heliports located in Freeport:

  • Heliports: 6
See details about Heliports located in Freeport, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • Brazosport College (about 7 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,573)
  • Alvin Community College (about 32 miles; Alvin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,953)
  • College of the Mainland (about 38 miles; Texas City, TX; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (about 43 miles; Galveston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 51 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 51 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)

Public high school in Freeport:

  • BRAZOSPORT H S (Students: 1,104, Location: 1800 W SECOND ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Freeport:

  • VELASCO EL (Students: 597, Location: 401 N GULF BLVD, Grades: PK-4)
  • FREEPORT INT (Students: 558, Location: 1815 W FOURTH ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • JANE LONG EL (Students: 526, Location: 1200 W ELEVENTH ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • O'HARA LANIER MIDDLE (Students: 423, Location: 522 N AVE B, Grades: 5-6)
  • O A FLEMING EL (Students: 330, Location: 431 W FOURTH ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Freeport

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Freeport: Bryan Mound (A), Bridge Harbor Yacht Club Marina (B), Freeport Fire Department / Emergency Medical Services (C), Surfside Beach Fire Department (D), Freeport Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Freeport include: Calvary Church (A), West End Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Velasco Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Brazos Harbor (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Freeport include: Riverside Park (1), Arrington Park (2), Hopper Stadium (3), Austin Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge (Recreation Areas; 4430 Trammel Street) (1), Bingo Boards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 18 Fort Velasco Drive) (2), Coastal Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 130 West Broad Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Blue Water Courts (2838 East Highway 332) (1), Anchor Motel (1302 Blue Water Highway) (2), Cedar Sands Motel (343 Beach Front Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Phil Huffman - Baseball player, Andy Beene - Baseball player, Jared Wells - Baseball player, Troy Neel - Baseball player, Andy Cavazos - Baseball player, Cedric Mack - Football player, Stevin Ozier - College basketball player (Texas Arlington Mavericks), Ray Waddy - Football player.

Brazoria 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 Freeport and their reported violations in the past:

PEREGRINE TOWNHOMES SAN LUIS PASS (Population served: 126, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
BLACKS FERRY WATER CO (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • ANGLECREST SUBDIVISION (Population served: 198, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BERNARD RIVER OAKS (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOW CHEMICAL HANGER FACILITY (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Freeport in 2010:

  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Freeport (2011 data):

  • Texas Gulf Bank, National Association: Freeport Branch at 1400 Brazosport Boulevard, branch established on 1955/06/22; at 200 West Second Street, branch established on 1913/07/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.4 mil, Deposits: $369.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Texas Gulf Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Freeport Branch at 1208 North Brazosport, branch established on 1949/12/30. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Freeport:

Marital status in Freeport, TX
  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Neighborhood in Freeport (Freeport, Texas Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Freeport, TX (based on Brazoria County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant98,539226
Catholic50,86312
Mainline Protestant17,85445
Other9,75219
Black Protestant1,45413
Orthodox--
None134,704-
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: 29
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Here:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
Brazoria County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Brazoria County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

15.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Freeport:

45.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.6%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Freeport:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Freeport:

52.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Freeport:

80.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freeport, 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 38$175,235$55,3370$0
Parks and Recreation 23$74,149$38,68630$25,783
Streets and Highways 14$51,649$44,2710$0
Other and Unallocable 13$54,018$49,8632$2,647
Firefighters 11$62,051$67,6920$0
Police - Other 9$32,607$43,4767$1,714
Financial Administration 7$34,143$58,5312$2,143
Other Government Administration 6$50,148$100,2960$0
Judicial and Legal 4$12,840$38,5200$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 125$546,840$52,49741$32,287

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,175,000 ($260.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,298,000 ($188.84)
    Water Utilities: $2,066,000 ($169.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,380,000 ($113.40)
    Sewerage: $1,377,000 ($113.16)
    Financial Administration: $1,363,000 ($112.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,049,000 ($86.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000 ($73.71)
    General - Other: $836,000 ($68.70)
    Health - Other: $599,000 ($49.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $178,000 ($14.63)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($4.11)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($3.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $275,000 ($22.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $393,000 ($32.30)
    Financial Administration: $221,000 ($18.16)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($9.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($8.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,085,000 ($417.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($3.53)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,389,000 ($114.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $803,000 ($65.99)
    Other: $718,000 ($59.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $586,000 ($48.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000 ($12.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,844,000 ($398.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $398,000 ($32.71)
    Rents: $131,000 ($10.77)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($2.05)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($0.82)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,322,000 ($190.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($1.64)
  • Tax - Property: $2,528,000 ($207.74)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,905,000 ($156.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $637,000 ($52.35)
    Other License: $48,000 ($3.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,434,000 ($610.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,718,000 ($552.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $716,000 ($58.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,341,000 ($438.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,000 ($8.63)

8.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harris County, TX  3.71% ($69,346 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.73% ($63,166)
from Galveston County, TX  0.59% ($57,582)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($537 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harris County, TX  2.73% ($69,955 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.69% ($68,846)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.63% ($79,407)
Businesses in Freeport, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Jack In The Box1
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Church's Chicken1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeport:

  • KBRZ (1460 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: ALELUYA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KYST (920 AM; 5 kW; TEXAS CITY, TX; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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"))
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeport:

  • K216BX (91.1 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • K201FA (88.1 FM; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KRTS (92.1 FM; SEABROOK, TX; Owner: KRTS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Freeport:

  • K30DN (Channel 30; FREEPORT, TX; Owner: GERALD R. PROCTOR)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • 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)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Freeport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 2,175ft / 663mTotal length
  • $615,000Total costs
  • 158,849Total average daily traffic
  • 13,669Total average daily truck traffic
  • 224,440Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Freeport, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Freeport, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freeport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Freeport, TX)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2752W , Serial Number: 1167, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 01/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ross S Boyd, 403 Leeward Way, Freeport, TX 77541
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/25/2013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50106 , Serial Number: 15069065, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Tommy J Bartuska, 305 Cactus, Freeport, TX 77541
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7143L , Serial Number: AA5-0443, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ross Scott Boyd, 403 Leeward Way, Freeport, TX 77541
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/03/2013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7921B , Serial Number: 29721, Year manufactured: 1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ray Newman, 4950 Cr 400, Freeport, TX 77541
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8044A , Serial Number: 20896, Year manufactured: 1952, Certificate Issue Date: 03/03/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry Turner, Po Box 2496, Freeport, TX 77541
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/25/2019
  • Aircraft: SOLAR WINGS PEGASUS XL-R 447 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 447MD , Serial Number: SW-WA-1308, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas R Sanders, 106 Dutch Lake Ct, Freeport, TX 77541
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/14/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$74,2254$33,2105$76,8041$12,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$51,4302$83,1053$101,9201$16,7801$29,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$85,9405$59,4327$83,13711$26,6020$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$133,76523$86,15716$83,2962$14,8101$99,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$02$40,4750$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6643.00 , 6644.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6643.00 , 6644.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freeport, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freeport, 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 45. The highest number of fires - 80 took place in 2014, and the least - 12 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Freeport, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.6%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Freeport, TX
    • 33343.6%Outside Fires
    • 24932.6%Structure Fires
    • 13417.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 476.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Freeport, TX
Most common first names in Freeport, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10069.9 years
William9971.7 years
James9868.3 years
Robert7666.3 years
Mary7676.8 years
George5571.7 years
Charles4869.7 years
Frank3670.2 years
Thomas3666.4 years
Joe3571.4 years
Most common last names in Freeport, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5371.5 years
Williams3870.5 years
Johnson2572.6 years
Brown2570.0 years
Davis2575.1 years
White2472.8 years
Jones2272.4 years
Evans2077.5 years
Moore2063.9 years
Miller1873.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freeport, TX
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 49.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freeport, TX
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Freeport compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Freeport on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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