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Population in 2012: 12,079 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 

Males: 6,415  (53.1%)
Females: 5,664  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  28.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,563 (it was $30,245 in 2000)
Freeport:

$35,563
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,949

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,910 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Freeport:

$69,910
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,728; Detached houses: $75,764; Townhouses or other attached units: $56,644; In 2-unit structures: $54,168; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,178,612; Mobile homes: $13,669; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $592.

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  • Hispanic - 6,748 (55.7%)
  • White alone - 3,909 (32.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,316 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Freeport: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (5.6%), Irish (4.7%), English (4.2%), United States (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,017 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport city:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1,923 residents are foreign born

This city:  15.9%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Texas as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Freeport to the number of sex offenders is 326 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,140 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $958 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Galveston, TX (39.0 miles , pop. 57,247).

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 ).

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: 0 buildings
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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: +7,231 (+59.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,841 (37.6%)

Area code: 979

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Crime rates in Freeport by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1020011120001
per 100,000 8.00.015.10.00.07.77.77.916.00.00.00.08.0
Rapes 1118131516349611546
per 100,000 88.5138.597.9115.4123.8262.269.447.78.08.039.832.548.0
Robberies 1371314979864467
per 100,000 104.653.997.9107.769.654.069.463.647.932.131.848.856.0
Assaults 50403225244128482823263122
per 100,000 402.5307.8241.1192.3185.6316.1216.0381.3223.3184.4206.8252.0176.0
Burglaries 15513616917313516613517613215010288127
per 100,000 1247.71046.51273.31330.71044.21280.01041.51398.21052.71202.8811.5715.31015.9
Thefts 355315337283297320244306254315266229262
per 100,000 2857.62423.82539.02176.82297.22467.41882.42430.92025.72525.92116.11861.32095.8
Auto thefts 25253229212926373218201419
per 100,000 201.2192.4241.1223.1162.4223.6200.6293.9255.2144.3159.1113.8152.0
Arson 0231070112200
per 100,000 0.015.422.67.70.054.00.07.98.016.015.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 382.1343.2363.3331.2307.3468.5274.5337.5249.9229.0217.3206.1250.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Texas average:

1.95

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Freeport, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+8.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Freeport-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 62% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brazoria County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Freeport, TX

Heliports located in Freeport:

  • Heliports: 6

See details about heliports located in Freeport, TX

Local government website: www.freeport.tx.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeport:

  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 46 miles; Houston, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,228)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 51 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 9,689)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 51 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,960)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 52 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 52 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,137)
  • Rice University (about 53 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,451)
  • University of Houston (about 53 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 26,385)

Public high schools in Freeport:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Freeport:

See full list of schools located in Freeport, School District: BRAZOSPORT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

 
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:

S & Z FOOD MART (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
BLACKS FERRY WATER CO (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between OCT-24-1996 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (NOV-25-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-28-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-03-2000), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2001), Fed FAO issued (MAY-30-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2001)
CHOCTAW SUBDIVISION (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BERNARD RIVER OAKS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2003)
PEREGRINE TOWNHOMES SAN LUIS PASS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
PATTIS PLACE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • ANGLECREST SUBDIVISION (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRYAN BEACH WSC (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOW CHEMICAL HANGER FACILITY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.3%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Freeport, TX

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

Freeport compared to Texas state average:

Freeport, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Freeport travel time to work - commute


Freeport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Freeport city (based on Brazoria County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.15%
Here53.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents37.6%34.1%9.4%2.8%2.7%
Congregations6.8%26.7%8.3%8.3%12.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.5%6.8%
Congregations4.4%2.9%2.4%2.9%24.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Brazoria County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
This 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%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$19,694$39,3881$914
Other Government Administration 5$28,926$69,4220$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,406$29,6240$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$101,078$37,9040$0
Police - Other 8$18,808$28,2124$731
Firefighters 9$35,792$47,7230$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,792$29,7920$0
Parks and Recreation 19$42,770$27,01317$10,995
Other and Unallocable 11$31,158$33,9911$1,129
Totals for Government 105$315,424$36,04823$13,769

Freeport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $48,000 ($3.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,007,000 ($166.16)
    Police Protection: $1,553,000 ($128.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,074,000 ($88.91)
    Sewerage: $853,000 ($70.62)
    Regular Highways: $695,000 ($57.54)
    Financial Administration: $549,000 ($45.45)
    Fire Protection: $538,000 ($44.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000 ($35.10)
    General - Other: $326,000 ($26.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $315,000 ($26.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000 ($13.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $147,000 ($12.17)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($4.14)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($2.98)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($2.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($11.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,410,000 ($116.73)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($22.85)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($22.85)
    Financial Administration: $244,000 ($20.20)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($7.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000 ($5.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $68,000 ($5.63)
    Fire Protection: $51,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial: $41,000 ($3.39)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,916,000 ($241.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $177,000 ($14.65)

Freeport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,140,000 ($94.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $536,000 ($44.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $474,000 ($39.24)
    All Other: $286,000 ($23.68)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $14,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($2.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($2.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $573,000 ($47.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $316,000 ($26.16)
    Rents: $67,000 ($5.55)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.41)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,075,000 ($171.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,564,000 ($129.48)
    Total General Sales: $1,390,000 ($115.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $967,000 ($80.06)
    Public Utilities: $600,000 ($49.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($0.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($0.08)

Freeport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,440,000 ($202.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,270,000 ($187.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,340,000 ($193.72)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,270,000 ($187.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($8.28)

Freeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,775,000 ($395.31)

9.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.61%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harris County, TX  4.14% ($53,300 average AGI)
from Galveston County, TX  0.65% ($49,049)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.51% ($53,705)


7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,642 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($528 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harris County, TX  2.63% ($42,309 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.62% ($45,088)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.40% ($49,282)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Freeport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freeport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Freeport, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 80 (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: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Freeport)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Freeport


See full 2006 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
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

Freeport on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Joe Longoria (1)
  • William J. Harris (1)
  • Weijun Zhou (1)
  • Alveda J. Williams (1)
  • Shih-Yaw Lai (1)
  • Filip Tauson (1)
  • Jeff Watkins (1)
  • Saeed Siavoshani (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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