Freeport, Texas

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Population in 2013: 12,093 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 6,378  (52.7%)
Females: 5,715  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  30.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 77541.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,124 (it was $30,245 in 2000)
Freeport:

$33,124
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,119 (it was $12,426 in 2000)

Freeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,816 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Freeport:

$67,816
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,213; Detached houses: $175,876; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,852; In 2-unit structures: $110,464; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,484; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,220; Mobile homes: $52,404; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $113,129

Median gross rent in 2013: $573.

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  • Races in Freeport, TX (2013)

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    • 6,86854.9%Hispanic
    • 4,38135.0%White alone
    • 1,24710.0%Black alone
    • 570.5%Two or more races
    • 210.2%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Freeport: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.4%), English (5.1%), Irish (4.9%), United States (2.1%), Polish (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 11.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,018 people per square mile   (low).

Freeport,TX real estate house value index trend

Freeport, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Freeport:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freeport city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1,866 residents are foreign born (14.5% Latin America).

This city:

14.9%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Freeport, Texas as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Freeport to the number of sex offenders is 310 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,198 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $887 (1.4%)

Freeport satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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: +8,995 (+71.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,854 (38.0%)

Area code: 979

Freeport household income distribution Freeport home values distribution

Crime rates in Freeport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0200111200010
per 100,000 0.015.10.00.07.77.77.916.00.00.00.08.00.0
Rapes 181315163496115462
per 100,000 138.597.9115.4123.8262.269.447.78.08.039.832.548.016.5
Robberies 713149798644678
per 100,000 53.997.9107.769.654.069.463.647.932.131.848.856.066.2
Assaults 40322524412848282326312218
per 100,000 307.8241.1192.3185.6316.1216.0381.3223.3184.4206.8252.0176.0148.9
Burglaries 13616917313516613517613215010288127122
per 100,000 1,046.51,273.31,330.71,044.21,280.01,041.51,398.21,052.71,202.8811.5715.31,015.91,009.1
Thefts 315337283297320244306254315266229262323
per 100,000 2,423.82,539.02,176.82,297.22,467.41,882.42,430.92,025.72,525.92,116.11,861.32,095.82,671.6
Auto thefts 25322921292637321820141924
per 100,000 192.4241.1223.1162.4223.6200.6293.9255.2144.3159.1113.8152.0198.5
Arson 2310701122003
per 100,000 15.422.67.70.054.00.07.98.016.015.90.00.024.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 343.2363.4331.3307.3468.6274.5337.6249.9229.1217.3206.1250.9235.1

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Crime rate in Freeport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 44 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (34%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Freeport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Freeport, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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) 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 (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, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freeport topographic 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.

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 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.4%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race 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

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, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Freeport compared to Texas state average:

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.9
Texas average:

14.4

Freeport travel time to work - commute Freeport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Freeport (Freeport, Texas Neighborhood Map):

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

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
Brazoria 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.
State:

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

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

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brazoria County:

29.1%
Texas:

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

15.7%
State:

15.7%
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
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
Police Protection - Officers 38$175,235$55,3370$0
Police - Other 9$32,607$43,4767$1,714
Firefighters 11$62,051$67,6920$0
Streets and Highways 14$51,649$44,2710$0
Parks and Recreation 23$74,149$38,68630$25,783
Other and Unallocable 13$54,018$49,8632$2,647
Totals for Government 125$546,840$52,49741$32,287

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $48,000 ($3.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,007,000 ($165.96)
    Police Protection: $1,553,000 ($128.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,074,000 ($88.81)
    Sewerage: $853,000 ($70.54)
    Regular Highways: $695,000 ($57.47)
    Financial Administration: $549,000 ($45.40)
    Fire Protection: $538,000 ($44.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000 ($35.06)
    General - Other: $326,000 ($26.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $315,000 ($26.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000 ($13.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $147,000 ($12.16)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($4.13)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($2.98)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($2.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($11.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,410,000 ($116.60)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($22.82)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($22.82)
    Financial Administration: $244,000 ($20.18)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($7.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000 ($5.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $68,000 ($5.62)
    Fire Protection: $51,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial: $41,000 ($3.39)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,916,000 ($241.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $177,000 ($14.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,140,000 ($94.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $536,000 ($44.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $474,000 ($39.20)
    All Other: $286,000 ($23.65)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $14,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($2.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($2.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $573,000 ($47.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $316,000 ($26.13)
    Rents: $67,000 ($5.54)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.41)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,075,000 ($171.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,564,000 ($129.33)
    Total General Sales: $1,390,000 ($114.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $967,000 ($79.96)
    Public Utilities: $600,000 ($49.62)
    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 ($201.77)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,270,000 ($187.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,340,000 ($193.50)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,270,000 ($187.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($8.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,775,000 ($394.86)

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  3.19% ($48,130 average AGI)
from Galveston County, TX  0.54% ($47,392)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.46% ($49,575)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Brazoria County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  2.64% ($46,296 average AGI)
to Galveston County, TX  0.53% ($55,548)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.43% ($58,285)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 1,609Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,050Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
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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